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Cyber Security Masters

The demand for skilled cyber security professionals is increasing rapidly as more vulnerabilities are discovered and exploited by cyber criminals.

QA Higher Education partners with Northumbria University to deliver a range of Cyber-focused Masters programmes in Central London that are designed to give students the skills required to meet this increased demand and continue the fight against cybercrime. With a range of funding options available, including employer sponsorship, interest free instalment plans and the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan*, is now the time to invest in your cyber career with a Masters?

Information Governance and Security

Network Security

Wireless Networks and Security

Information Assurance and Risk Management

Ethical Hacking

Part-time Masters
For working professionals, these part-time Masters are taught over 15 weekends across a 2 year period to fit alongside your busy work schedules. Programmes available include:

Full-time Masters
The full-time Masters programmes are taught during the week, with classes usually timetabled across 2-3 days a week:

These programmes are part of a range of Masters degrees delivered in partnership with Northumbria University. All of the programmes at the Northumbria University London Campus are validated by the University and taught by QA Higher Education and University staff.

Based in Newcastle, Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence:

QA’s Higher Education Division is a private UK higher education provider working in partnership with universities, colleges and education specialists in the UK to recruit, market and deliver a range of programmes from foundation level, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

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Hear from our students

"Since doing myMasters at Northumbria, I have been able to apply a lot of knowledge into mywork. I have always done my work in a certain way, but after doing a couple ofmodules on the programme, it has somehow made me ask more questions and go morein-depth in terms of technical aspects for the Cyber Security side, as well asthe Governance and Assurance side of Information Security.”

“Cyber Security is a never-ending game; it’s about finding something new and working with it. Having a Masters degree can help you through all of these challenges in a systematic and methodical way. It will definitely be advantageous to you, whether that be looking for a job yourself, or interviewing other people."

Stephen Sampana - MSc Cyber Security (Part-Time) Student

"Not having a Bachelor’s degree, the entry from vocational qualifications and experience also suited me. Since I started the course I have been promoted. The differences between pure academic and pure industry approaches to the subject mean I can take away a novel set of skills that I hope to apply daily in my job."

“Moving risk management into every aspect of my work has proved productive and helps gain trust and buy-in from management. I hope to review all aspects of what I have learnt and keep this structured approach alive throughout my Cyber Security career."

Nigel Cox - MSc Cyber Security (Part-Time) Alumnus