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Cybersecurity Schedule (Online)

HOW THIS PROGRAMME IS STRUCTURED

You are reading the part-time online schedule for this programme which only applies to the online class, here is the full-time schedule for on campus students.

The MSc in Cybersecurity programme (part-time mode) is delivered online over four semesters, each semester has a 13-week teaching block. The tables below list the modules in each semester of the programme and has hyperlinks to module descriptors. Each module descriptor contains detailed information such as learning outcomes, indicative content, assessment methods, etc.

Year 1 - Semester 1

Modules Mandatory/Elective ECTS Credits
Network Security & Forensics (COMP9046) Mandatory 10
Scripting for Cybersecurity (COMP9053) Mandatory 5
Malware Investigations (COMP9047) Elective 5
Distributed Ledger Technology (COMP9072) Elective 5
Software Vulnerabilities (COMP9056) Elective 5
Elective from another master's programme (FREE6001) Elective 5

 

YEAR 1 - Semester 2

Modules Mandatory/Elective ECTS Credits
Offensive Security (COMP9050) Mandatory 10
Applied Cryptography (COMP9012) Mandatory 5
Malware Reverse Engineering (COMP9048) Elective 5
Source Code Analysis (SOFT9023) Elective 5
Fraud and Anomaly Detection (COMP9071) Elective 5
Elective from another master's programme (FREE6001) Elective 5

 

YEAR 2 - Semester 1

Modules Mandatory/Elective ECTS Credits
Security Risk & Compliance (COMP9079) Mandatory 10
Incident Response & Forensics (COMP9038) Mandatory 10

 

YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 2

Modules Mandatory/Elective ECTS Credits
Research Project (COMP9021) Mandatory 30

 

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