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MSc Computer Security and Resilience

Newcastle University

Masters Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

AIMS This programme equips you with the skills to develop and assess computing systems that have to be secure and safe in the face of failure or attack. We focus on the range of skills required, including an understanding of human factors, information security and system safety. The programme prepares you to work as a specialist in fields as diverse as e-business and e-government, scientific computing, information technology, software development and computing science research. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION There are three phases in the programme. In the first phase (60 credits) we introduce core knowledge and skills through modules covering: system security information security and trust human factors engineering distributed algorithms and system validation. A module on the challenge of dependability brings these themes together in their engineering and business context. In the second phase (30 credits) we emphasise the practice of resilient computing through modules in high-integrity software development and research skills, followed by a group project on the development and assessment of a real system. The third phase of the programme (90 credits) is a six-month individual system development or research project undertaken with personal supervision in one of the School?s research groups, or in industry. Projects are often in collaboration with the programme?s industrial advisers, which include HP, IBM, BAE Systems and DSTL. TYPICAL FUNDING UK students ? employer funding. Students on industrial placements receive additional payments determined by their sponsoring company. For more information about funding opportunities please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding HOW TO APPLY For the quickest and easiest way to apply please visit our postgraduate online application site http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduateapply FURTHER INFORMATION Due to the dedicated resources needed, places are limited on this advanced course so we advise early application.

AIMS This programme equips you with the skills to develop and assess computing systems that have to be secure and safe in the face of failure or attack. We focus on the range of skills required, including an understanding of human factors, information security and system safety. The programme prepares you to work as a specialist in fields as diverse as e-business and e-government, scientific...

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a discipline with significant computing content such as mathematics, engineering or systems engineering. We will also consider applicants on an individuaed on thItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+S?++??????,??[email protected]#iItem????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????{?????W?????????W???W????{*?W?W??????????????A???A???????A?A???A??????A????A???A???????A????????????????????????????????????????

A minimum of a lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a discipline with significant computing content such as mathematics, engineering or systems engineering. We will also consider applicants on an individuaed on thItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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