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Cyber Security Engineering

Module Requirements for Cyber Security Engineering


Candidates for the MSc will be required to take 180 credits overall to include modules equivalent to at least 120 credits from the Required list, as well as a dissertation project.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to take 120 module credits from the Required list.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate will be required to pass 60 credits from the Required list.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Award will be required to pass 30 credits from the Required list.

Only modules from the Required list will be considered for credit.

Definition of terms:

  • Core: students must pass the module (50% or above)
  • Optional core: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this list and must achieve a pass (50% or above).
  • Required: students must achieve mark of 40% or above on the module
  • Defined Elective: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this limited list
  • Optional (elective) modules: students may take any remaining credits from this list after satisfying the list requirements outlined above
  • Students are still required to achieve the stated amount of passed credits and credits failed in the 40s for award as per General PGT Regulations page