Cybersecurity Research

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Cybersecurity Research
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_KCYBR_M
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
Application Date Application Deadline - 14 September.
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Duration 1 year, full time
2-3 years, part time
PGDip: 9 months
Course Fee EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €10,000.00
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
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).
Course Content

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Our Master of Science in Computing in Cybersecurity Security Research has 30 taught credits and a 60 credit dissertation. Developed in collaboration with the IT industry, following graduation you’ll be perfectly positioned t...

Subjects Taught What will I study
Semester 1
• Secure Infrastructure (M)
• Cryptography and Forensic Analysis (M)

Semester 2
• Threat Management 1 (E)
• Information Security Management 1 (E)
• Software Compliance (E)

Semester 3
• Research Dissertation (M)

(M) = Mandatory, (E) = Elective

Pick one elective and do a Dissertation that is relevant to the overall learning outcomes of the course.
Elective modules will be offered subject to demand.
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Companies with Large Computer Networks
• Payment Card Industry
• Financial Services Companies

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
• Cloud Architect/Engineer
• Cloud Systems Administrator
• Cloud Services Developer
Further Enquiries Thomas Dowling
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304
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