Course Comparison

Course
MSc Cyber Security PhD on the Basis of Prior Published Works in Cyber Security
Award
Master of Science - MSc Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Part-time
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree in computing or technical discipline. A lower degree classification may be considered if you can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming. Professional experience may also be taken into consideration.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

English language requirements

No graduates of BSc (Hons) Cyber Security/Computer and Information Security from the University of Plymouth will be accepted.

Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with Ecctis, which provides an advisory service.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.

The entry requirements for this programme of study are vary considerably and applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. However, the programme is only open to experienced professionals with a proven track record in innovation within the domain.