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, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023.
Application Date Application: Apply online at
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Expand+Part-time Option:

This course runs over 2 years; 4 semesters.

Blended: Livestream with some Campus Stream classes scheduled in advance.

Part-time Schedule:
Indicative Schedule:
Two evenings per week 18.00 to 22.00 and...

Course Fee Part-time:
€4,700 per annum. €9,400 total fee. (Fees revised annually).

EU Fee: €6,800 total fee. (EU/Ireland applicants). (Fees revised annually).

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Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours (level 8) primary degree in computing or a cognate area with a 2.2 award or higher. Cognate area means a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degree that also has taught programming/application development related mo...

Comment In accordance with our quality assurance processes, we conduct a full programmatic review of all our courses every 5 years. This current review may result in some changes to the content of this course starting in September 2022.
Course Summary The aim of this programme is to provide learners with essential expert technical knowledge, competence and research skills of the most important technical concepts of cybersecurity and how they are applied in emerging areas such as device security and forensics.
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 sever...

Subjects Taught Core Modules
• Security Fundamentals
• Secure Programming for Web
• Network Security and Penetration Testing
• IT Law and Ethics
• Research in Computing
• Cryptography
• Secure Programming for Application Development
• Malware Analysis
• Research Methods
• Internship

Forensics Specialisation:
• Incident Response and Analytics
• Forensics and eDiscovery

Cloud Security Specialisation:
• Cloud Security
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
This field has the fastest growth rate when compared with the rest of technology jobs. The top 5 worldwide companies in this field are located in Ireland. Considering the high demand of various types of jobs in the cybersecurity ...

Further Enquiries For Further Information Contact:
The Admissions Team
Telephone: 1800 221 721
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