MSc IT Security Management.
Course Type: Postgraduate
Career Path: Information Technology (IT)
Course Category: MSc
Awarding body / Certified by: Arden University
Develop the skills to create, plan, and manage effective IT security processes for businesses with this course, which is designed, delivered, and awarded by Arden University.
You’ll learn how to keep up with the fast-paced IT world and gain practical skills that will make you an invaluable asset to any business.
Arden is a specialist distance learning university that has helped 50,000 students around the world succeed over the last 26 years. In 2015, Arden’s Student Survey found that 79% of students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies at the university.
Programme taught in English in Germany.
Flexible payment plans available:
Arden University offers flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments.
Each module covers essential topics for ensuring that your IT security is prepared to meet the challenges of evolving technology. You will consider the impact of the changing IT security landscape and focus on the design and establishment of prevention plans within your organisation.
- Technology and Trend Monitoring
- Information Security Strategy Development
- Risk Management
- IT Security Management
- IS Governance
- Cloud Systems and Applications
- Research Project
The Global Information Security Workforce Study estimates that the global cyber security workforce shortage will widen to 1.5 million by 2020, and the UK government has invested £2 billion in this area.
Individuals who get in front of this trend and upskill themselves in this area will be in high demand. This Master’s course will appeal to you if you need to develop or improve your skills in managing IT-related security, whether that is to add value to your current company, comply with new regulations or progress in your career.
After completing this course, you can go into several different areas of business, including consultancy, government organisations, research, and professional firms.
Potential roles include:
- Security Consultant
- Information Security Analyst
- Technology Analyst
- Systems and Networks Security Engineer
- IT Security and Governance Officer
- Government Technology Officer
- Infrastructure Analyst
- Quality and Security Analyst
Your place of study.
Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA. According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
Berlin is the second largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates. In addition to its rich cultural and political history, it is now becoming famous for its wealth of flourishing tech companies and growing number of successful entrepreneurs. Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA.
2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent.
English proficiency: IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent if you have not been previously taught in English
You can still apply for this course if you don't meet the academic requirements as long as you have around five years of experience in management.
You must also show the following:
- sufficient motivation and ability to take the course
- professional references
- demonstrable work experience
You may be eligible for exemptions if you already have qualifications from a professional body.
Course Duration. 1 to 2 years
Campus Based. Yes
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