Advanced Cyber Security MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Cyber security is a global challenge that impacts societies, national security, critical infrastructure and the global economy. Cybercrime damages are predicted to cost the world nearly £5 trillion annually by 2021, yet cyber security skills are one of the world's most in-demand, with a global sector deficit of 2.9 million. Now more than ever, industries such as health care, finance, manufacturing and retail all rely on cyber security professionals to enter the workforce to protect valuable information from these damaging, costly cyber breaches. The Advanced Cyber Security MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert (online) at King’s College London will give you the opportunity to gain the knowledge, technologies, practices and skills to solve the world’s most complex cyber security challenges - without taking a break from your career. Our leading academics provide you with cutting-edge theory in the field of cyber security, and you’ll have access to our Virtual Lab, providing you with practical experience of real-world security analysis and problem-solving.

Course syllabus:

  1. Cryptography

  2. Security Engineering

  3. Security Management

  4. Network Security

  5. Computer Forensics

  6. Security Testing

  7. Distributed Ledgers and Cryptocurrencies

  8. Big Data Technologies

  9. Research Skills: Information Ethics

  10. Research Skills: Literature Review & Critical Appraisal

  11. Research skills: Research Methods

  12. Research skills: Data Analysis & Write-up