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MSc Applied Cyber Security

Computer Science Building

Our MSc in Applied Cyber Security aims to develop the next generation of industry leaders and address a global shortage of cyber security professionals.

The emphasis of our programme is to provide graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the cyber security challenges facing industry and society, both today and in the future, and equipping them with the skills necessary to address those challenges.

World-class pedigree

Our MSc offers a syllabus informed by the world-class research being undertaken at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). CSIT was recently honoured by Her Majesty the Queen for its work in strengthening global cyber security and protecting the online activity of billions of internet users around the world.

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MSc Applied Cyber Security

The MSc offers students a syllabus informed by the world-class research being undertaken at Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). CSIT was recently honoured by Her Majesty the Queen for its work in strengthening global cyber security and protecting the online activity of billions of internet users around the world; It is a GCHQ accredited Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research.

CSIT is fast developing a reputation as a global innovation hub for cyber security and is influenced throughout by its strong history of commercial engagement with world leading companies including Allstate, BAE Systems, Equiniti, Euronext, IBM, Infosys, McAfee, Roke and Thales.

Why Choose Queen's

Top 140 in the world for graduate prospects

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020)
World-class university

‘One of the world’s most beautiful universities’ (Huffington Post), Queen’s is the 9th oldest university in the UK, established in 1845 with over 170 years of teaching excellence.

The UK's Best Value Student City

Northern Ireland has the lowest student cost of living in the UK. (Which? University, 2018)

Employment potential

Queen's offers opportunities for work placements, industry-led programmes and ground breaking research projects. 94.4% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation

State-of-the-art facilities

Be taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field in state-of-the-art facilities. 15 Queen’s subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2018)

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