M.Sc in
Cyber Security

High-engagement learning experience with real-world applications 


BSc or BE/BTech

Degree Certificate



1-2 years

What is M.Sc Cyber Security all about?

Master of Science (MSc) in Cybersecurity is an advanced degree program that prepares graduates with knowledge, critical analysis, and application skills necessary to lead individuals at the forefront of the war against cyber criminals.

This in-demand online Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity consists of 30 credit hours (or 10 subjects) and focuses on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures; database security; software applications security; security policies; applications security; network and distributed systems security; cryptography; and security protocols.

The Master of Science in Cyber Security is a one to three years Master Degree, depending on the program, some may even start with two-year preparation classes and covers various areas of computer science, Internet security, Computer security, and or Information Assurance. Programs are offered online, on-campus, or a hybrid style.

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    M.Sc Cyber Security eligibility needs to be met by the aspirants to ensure that they get admission to a college of their choice. The students should have a Bachelor’s Degree or any related stream with at least 55% marks. Additionally, they must get the minimum cut-off in required entrance exams. There is no age limit for admission to this course.

    The M.Sc Security is designed for students who want to specialize in the field of security such as cybersecurity, emergency management, design of security system, and corporate security management. Many security-related industries are always looking for Graduates with M.Sc Security. Because of this, students have various job opportunities after completing this course.


    Trends that affect companies

    • Network and endpoint security: securing corporate networks and all the remote devices (e.g. laptops, smartphones) that connect to these networks and represent a potential security threat.
    • Infrastructure hardening: increasing security on all components of the infrastructure, including web servers, database systems, application servers, etc.
    • Breach detection: detecting malware activity inside a network after a security breach occurs.
    • Forensic investigation: recovering data and evidence from digital devices after a cybercrime occurs.

    Trends that affect consumers

    • Ransomware: a type of malware that encrypts the user’s data and only allows access if a ransom is paid.
    • Crypto-jacking malware: hidden malware which uses your device’s resources to “mine” for cryptocurrencies.
    • Data breaches: incidents when unauthorised people gain access to private information.

    Do you know how much the world needs IT Security experts? Currently, there is a shortage of 2.93 million Cyber Security professionals worldwide, according to ISC2. The U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics also adds that there will be a 28% job increase in this field by 2026.

    Cyber Security experts are needed in companies from all fields, but especially in financial, healthcare, and even education institutions, where people’s transactions, assets, and health records need to be protected.

    There are multiple positions you can occupy in this field. They have in common great salaries and high demand for technical skills, attention to details, problem-solving mentality, and the ability to analyse risks. Let’s look at some of the best IT Security jobs and the average annual salaries in the United States, according to Payscale:

    • Cryptographer – 100,000 USD
    • Information Security Officer – 91,000 USD
    • Security Assessor – 90,000 USD
    • Security Engineer – 88,000 USD
    • Penetration Tester – 81,000 USD
    • Forensics Expert – 71,000 USD
    • Security Administrator – 65,000 USD

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