Master of Science Cybersecurity

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Teesside University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


This programme aims to produce graduates with critical understanding of information governance and assurance, combined with technology risk management practices. Students will learn how to explore the threat landscape and develop countermeasures for cybersecurity attacks. Students also study security for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the security concepts and technologies used in mobile devices.

The overall aims of the programmes are to:

  • Develop student's knowledge of the complex body of knowledge related to the cybersecurity discipline and develop their intellectual ability for abstract ananlysis and synthesis at the level for postgraduate research.
  • Produce graduates who can make reasoned, critical decisions for selecting or implementing appropriate cybersecurity solutions to solve complex real-world problems.
  • Produce graduates with sufficient technical and inter-personal skills to make an immediate contribution to their chosen profession in cybersecurity.
  • Enable students to acquire cognitive and critical reflection skills to equip them for a research career within the School's research groups.
  • Graduates can expect to be employed in one of the increasing number of sectors needing cybersecurity specialists, such as the defence industry, financial industry, telecommunications, and health sector.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


  • Hacking the Human
  • Mobile Systems and Cybersecurity
  • IoT Security
  • IT Ethics and Law
  • Systems Administration and Security
  • Research Methods
  • Masters Project: Cybersecurity



Entry Requirements


Local and International Application
Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 18 and above and possess one of the following entry requirements:
A minimum 2:2 Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent international qualifications
OR
A degree in any discipline with relevant work experience
OR
Mature Candidates 30 years and above with 8 years of work experience

English Language Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following English Language requirements:

A minimum grade C6 in English at GCE "O" Level
OR
IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)
OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English
OR
Pass the MDIS Placement Test
OR
Equivalent
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time: 12 Months
Part-time: 18 months
 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time  S$25,680.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
 Part-time  S$25,145.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
Application fees: SGD53.50


Fees & Structure (International)
 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
  S$26,750.00  S$2,700.00 - S$2,800.00
Application fees: SGD481.50

Note:
All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
#Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
#Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
#International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
#Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
#Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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