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Master of Science [MSc] Cyber Security

Course Specification: Core Award Data

Course Specification: Student Learning Experience

 

  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM516   Network Switching and Routing 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM517   Information Security Management 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM518   Security Testing 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM530   Systems Programming And Security 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM507   Professional Development and Research Skills 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM519   Incident Management And Forensics 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM523   Database and Web Security 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM528   Network Security 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 3 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11   C
  CMM513   MSc Project 45 SCQF 11   A B C
  CMM514   Industrial Internship 120 SCQF 11   A
  CMM538   Short Industrial Placement 15 SCQF 11   B
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  Project Investigation
Rt:A Rt:B
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM540   Workplace Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 180
Route B: 75
Route C: 60
 
Route A - Optional long placement route - the CMM514 Industrial Internship can be taken any time after Semester 2 has been completed. Students on this route will have the option of undertaking either CMM512 MSc Project Investigation or CMM540 Workplace Project Investigation
Route B - Optional short placement route - the CMM538 Short Industrial Placement can be taken any time after Semester 1 has been completed. Students on this route will have the option of undertaking either CMM512 MSc Project Investigation or CMM540 Workplace Project Investigation
Route C - Non-placement route
 
    Total for Stage: 300    
 
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM516   Network Switching and Routing 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM517   Information Security Management 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM523   Database and Web Security 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM528   Network Security 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 3 CREDITS LEVEL  
    Total for Semester:   0  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 4 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM518   Security Testing 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM530   Systems Programming And Security 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 5 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM507   Professional Development and Research Skills 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM519   Incident Management And Forensics 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 6 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11   A
  CMM513   MSc Project -- SCQF 11   A B
  CMM538   Short Industrial Placement 15 SCQF 11   B
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  Project Investigation
Rt:B
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM540   Workplace Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 15
Route B: 30
 
Route A - Non-placement route
Route B - Optional short placement route - the CMM538 Short Industrial Placement can be taken any time after Semester 2 has been completed. Students on this route will have the option of undertaking either CMM512 MSc Project Investigation or CMM540 Workplace Project Investigation
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 7 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM513   MSc Project 45 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   45  
 
    Total for Stage: 195    
 
 

 

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