Our Master of Science in Computing in Cybersecurity (with a number of names award options) is a three block programme followed by a dissertation. Developed in collaboration with the IT industry following graduation you’ll be perfectly positioned to make the most of your future career opportunities in cybersecurity.
At the heart of the course is a focus on a range of topics applicable to Cybersecurity, Software Compliance, Threat Management and Information security Management. This is followed by a dissertation where you can apply your learning to demonstrate an extended knowledge and ability in that area. The dissertation will normally be completed over one or two semesters.
Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2), or Higher Diploma in Computing (Conversion Course into Computing). If you do not have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.lyit.ie/CourseDetails/D202/LY_KCYBS_M/Cybersecurity
Successful graduates find opportunities in companies with any large IT infrastructure, as well as the Payment Card industry and in Financial Services. Roles include becoming a Security Incident Analyst, a Secure Systems Manager or IT Security Threat Analyst.