University of Hertfordshire Cyber Security

University of Hertfordshire - Cyber Security

About University

  • Located in Hatfield,around 20 minutes from Central London and from Google’s UK Head Quarter.
  • A TEF GOLD rated University known for its high employment rate. It prides itself on being ‘business-facing’ and claims an innovative approach to teaching, and a wide variety of work placements and overseas study that appeal to employers.
  • 96% of their graduates are in work or further study.Received support from companies including Microsoft, Samsung, Sony Music and many more.
  • Close by university is Hatfield Galleria, a large retail outlet housing a nine-screen cinema, numerous high-street eateries, bars and many familiar high-street shops.
  • UH is home to a £15 million Sports Village on it’s de Havilland Campus with climbing walls, indoor and outdoor sports pitches and on campus gym at their College Lane Campus.
  • Infrastructure developments are on-going with new student residences and service facilities planned for 2020. The university currently has two ‘on campus’ halls to accommodate its student population of 25,000, which includes almost 3,000 international students from around the world.
  • Rated as one of the safest university towns in the region.
  • University of Hertfordshire students have worked in special effects, props, animation, and music on blockbuster films including The Dark Knight Trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Beauty and the Beast, Spectre, Harry Potter and more.
  • UH undergraduate and postgraduate programs are accredited by bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Association of MBAs, EPAS, Institute of Engineering & Technology, Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Solicitors Regulation Authority to name a few.
  • UH computer science department is one of the most experienced and largest departments in UK, offering courses recognised by BCS.
  • Sixty percent of research impact in Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Hertfordshire has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

About Course - MSc Cyber Security with placement

  • The School of Computer Science is based at the University’s College Lane Campus, and has an established Cyber Security Centre.
  • The scope of cyber security is very tremendous in today’s times.A career in cyber security is an in-demand field as well as a financially lucrative one. Demand of cyber security engineers and managers has grown to a certain level that they directly consult with the board members of the companies. There are countless openings for professionals with proficiency in cyber security but the lack of people with the required knowledge has still left many places vacant.
  • Modules covered in this course include Investigative Methods for Computer Science ;Distributed Systems Security;Secure Systems Programming ;Information Security, Management and Compliance;Penetration Testing and Cyber Operations.
  • You will develop technical expertise and practical skills in the design, management and evaluation of secure systems, and in the use of tools and techniques for penetration testing and cyber defence.
  • You can establish your career as a network system administrator, security analyst, ethical hacker or a security consultant.
  • UH’s research on Cyber security got published in Forbes Magazine.

Internship Details

  • This course comes with an optional one year industry placement giving you additional industrial experience by applying the skills you have learned throughout your studies.
  • They offer you the opportunity to work for one year in a highly professional and stimulating environment. You will be a full time employee in a company earning a salary and will learn new skills that can’t be taught at University. During the placement, you will be able to gain further insight into industrial practice that you can take forward into your individual project.
  • Their experienced dedicated Careers and Placements Service will provide excellent academic and personal support during both the academic and placement periods.Optional one-to-one consultations are also available.

Scholarship Details

  • Early bird scholarships available.
  • Merit scholarship available based on scores in Academics and English.
  • Pay initial deposit before 30th April and avail discount of 1000£.

Application Procedure

In order to apply to the University, following list of documents are required. It would take around 5-7 working days for University to issue the offer letter.

  1. 10th
  2. Inter
  3. Bachelor (Individual memo)
  4. Provisional Certificate
  5. CMM
  6. Passport
  7. Resume
  8. LOR’s -2 (Letter Of Recommendations)
  9. SOP (Statement Of Purpose)
  10. IELTS/PTE score card if applicable

Fee Estimates

Fees for MSc Cyber Security with placement would be around 12,650£.

Visa Details

  • After all conditions are met(includes financial documentation and TB certificate from an approved UKVI test centre), the University issues CAS letter following which visa filing is done.
  • One can apply for  Tier 4 General Student Visa up to three months before the start date of the course.
  • Visa filing comes with visa fees and insurance to be paid online at UKVI site.


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