National College of Ireland


Course Name Cybersecurity
Course Provider National College of Ireland
Course Code 93870 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 14/09/2020
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Duration Part-time
This course runs over 2 years; 4 semesters.
Two evenings per week 18:0 - 22:00 and every second Saturday.

This course runs over 1 academic year; 2 semesters with a final internship.
Indicative Schedule Students need to be available 09:00 - 18:00 Monday – Friday. (Class days and times vary).

Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.
Course Fee Part-time
€4,475 per annum
€8,950 total fee (Fees revised annually)

€6,500 total fee (Fees revised annually).

You can spread the cost of this course with a direct debit plan.

International Students' Fees
The fee for this course for international students is €15,000.
Find out more about studying here as an international student.
Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours (level 8) primary degree in computing or a cognate area with a 2.2 award or higher. Candidates are expected to have programming ability. Cognate area means a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree that also taught ...

Comment Location: IFSC Campus
Award: The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
Course Content

Expand+Cybersecurity is an essential need for a modern society in which information technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. Cybersecurity has the fastest growth rate among all areas of IT, with the labour market encountering a severe work...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure
The course offers two specialisations: Forensics and Cloud Security.
Learners must select one specialization.

Core Modules
• Security Fundamentals
• Secure Programming for Web
• Network Security and Penetration Testin...

Careers or Further Progression

Students who successfully complete this course may progress to a major award at level 10 on the NFQ. Students may also elect to exit early with a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity at level 9.

Career Prospects
Several r...

Further Enquiries For Further Information Contact:
The Admissions Team
Telephone: 1850 221 721
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