MSc Computer and Information Security

University of Plymouth

Plymouth, Devon, UK
MSc Computer and Information Security
Duration1 Year
LevelMasters Program
  • This programme will provide students with the necessary skills to understand and apply specialised security knowledge in the identification and resolution of IT security threats facing modern organisations
  • Students develop a rounded view of key security domain topics such as security management and computer forensics, and gain the hands-on skills to confidently implement, configure and manage the tools they’ll face in practice
  • Active Computer and Information Security Society (CISS) provide opportunities for networking, problem solving, speakers from industry as well as a valuable source of contacts
  • Technology supported learning with free iPad mini and eBooks
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1643004 INR
Hostel & Meals434483 INR
Transportation57201 INR
Personal expense230021 INR
Books and supplies24341 INR
Total746046 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • A 2:1 honours degree in a computing-related discipline
  • A lower degree classification may be considered if the applicants can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming
ExamsIELTS: 6.5
5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing)
PTE: 58
42 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing)
Additional info
  • Academic Transcripts
  • A personal statement of approximately 250-400 words about the reasons for your interest in the course and outlining the nature of previous and current related experience
  • Resume or CV
  • Proof of Sponsorship, if applicable
  • Two references; at least one from an academic who has taught you
  • ELP should be waived off if the applicants have:
    • an Indian School Certificate (year 12) (when awarded by CISCE) OR All India Senior School Certificate Examination (also known as Delhi Senior School Certificate Examination) (when awarded by CBSE) with 70% in English OR
    • Standard XII English from state boards in India, however, is not usually acceptable but may be considered on a case by case basis where grades are 80% or above 
  • Professional experience may also be taken into consideration.
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