Make a difference. Be the difference.

Study a Cyber Security Master’s degree and make a real-world impact

Be the difference in the defence against cyber security threats with an MSc in Cyber Security from Northumbria University London, accredited by the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Cybercrime affects every industry, and effective cyber security is needed to prevent serious damage to real people and businesses.

If you want to make a difference and be a force for good, a career in cyber security could be the perfect choice for you.

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Why study an MSc in Cyber Security at Northumbria University London?

Hear from current students and Professor Hamid Jahankhani, Cyber Security Programme Lead, about why you should study a Master’s Degree in Cyber Security at Northumbria University London, a Top 40 UK university (Guardian University Guide, 2024).

What makes Cyber Security degrees at
Northumbria University London different?

On top of the workforce shortage, the cyber security industry faces a major skills gap according to recent UK government research from the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. Employers are finding it difficult to recruit individuals with the skills and qualifications needed to fill the demand being created by cybercrime.

We don’t just teach cyber security theory, we’ll equip you with practical, specialist skills that will help you stand out when entering the job market. As part of your degree you will:

Take part in hands-on laboratory workshops and activities such as head-to-head ethical hacking challenges

Learn about the future of cyber security, ensuring your readiness for when it comes

Study real-world case studies, discussing and learning how they could have been prevented

Support with and take part in research papers, working closely with industry-leading academics

Have the opportunity to engage with and learn about London’s networking and business opportunities

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Student Stories

Talha studies MSc Cyber Security at Northumbria University London. We asked Talha why he chose to study with us, what life is like living in London and what advice he has for future students. Listen to Talha’s wisdom and feel inspired!

Among the best Cyber Security degrees in the UK

Did you know that Northumbria University London has been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR), and our MSc Cyber Security programmes have received official certification from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)? These awards recognise our Cyber Security Master’s degrees as among the best in the country.

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Did you know?

In 2017, half a million pacemakers were recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over fears that their devices were vulnerable to hackers, potentially enabling them to run the batteries down or even alter a user’s heartbeat. As a cyber security professional, you could help protect people from threats like this.

Be the difference in the fight against cybercrime with an MSc in Cyber Security

There is a record-high shortage of 4 million workers within the cyber security industry worldwide, and twice as many qualified cyber security professionals are needed by businesses, according to the ISC2 Workforce Study 2023.

Learn more about our Cyber Security Masters programmes and how you can protect the digital world. If you have any questions fill out the enquiry form below and one of our helpful team will get back to you, or you can apply online.

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