MSc/PGDip Ethical Hacking
and Cyber Security

From information about your Master's degree to campus and city tours, our Online Postgraduate Open Evening is the next best thing to being here.

Welcome to your Online Postgraduate Open Evening

Prof. Gregor White, Dean of School, Design and Informatics

The Division of Cyber Security within the School of Design and Informatics provides exciting opportunities to collaborate closely with industry, lecturers and fellow students. You will devise and learn innovative methods to defend systems from cyber attacks.

Our staff have substantial expertise in areas including cybersecurity, ethical hacking, penetration testing, digital forensics, human-computer interaction, usable security, IoT, secure software development, artificial intelligence, and parallel programming.

We also have close ties to industry in our areas of expertise; our staff and students provide cybersecurity and usability consultancy to businesses around the world.

So, let’s begin your virtual visit with an introduction from your Dean of School for Design and Informatics, Prof. Gregor White.

Programme Overview: MSc/PGDip Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security

Dr. Jackie Archibald, Programme Leader

Provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre - part of GCHQ - this Master's degree develops the skills and mindset needed to tackle the growing threat of computer hackers, putting you in the ideal position to pursue a successful and often lucrative career.

Sit back and watch as Dr. Jackie Archibald gives you an overview of this Master's degree, including module information, and how you can expect to learn on this exciting programme.

Graduate School Introduction

Prof. Nia White, Dean of School, Research and Graduate School

Abertay's Graduate School gives you personal support, training and professional development all the way through your studies.

Join our MSc/PGDip Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security and you'll work in the dedicated postgraduate facility, designed to support collaboration and interdisciplinary work.

Click to hear more from Prof. White.

Postgraduate Admissions Overview

Learn more about the postgraduate application and admissions process with Fin and Emma.

Explore the information you'll need to provide, including your education history, relevant work experience, and your personal statement. 

 

International Applicant Overview

Applying to Abertay as an international student? 

Sit back and watch as Fin and Emma take you through everything you need to know, including fees, scholarships, and applying for a visa. 

Postgraduate Degrees at Abertay University

Check out this brochure for all the information on postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degrees at Abertay and find everything you need to know about our Graduate School, funding, and how to apply. 

Student Support and Funding

Dive in to discover everything you need to know about postgraduate funding, careers support, and mental health and counselling. 

Funding

Funding is dependent on where you normally live and the type of course you plan to study. 

Watch this short guide to postgraduate funding at Abertay, which also touches on scholarships and bursaries. 

Careers

Discover how Abertay's Careers Service can help support postgraduate students.

Explore the resources on offer, as well as the things you can do for yourself that will increase your overall chances of success. 

Disability Support

Hear from Abertay's Advisory Service about the support for students disclosing a disability or specific learning difficulty, including information on disabled student's allowance and accommodation.  

Mental Health and Counselling

Watch the vid below to explore the mental health and counselling support available to you as a student at Abertay University.  

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Any Questions?

A big part of your Online Postgraduate Open Evening is getting your questions answered. We have a host of different chatrooms by academic subject and other categories. Our friendly lecturers, support staff and students are waiting.

You can choose to type a question on the public chat or choose someone in the chatroom to send a direct message.

Visit our chatrooms

Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Tour the Abertay Campus

Find out what goes on within our little campus on Dundee's Bell Street.

Its compact footprint makes it easy to get from place to place, and we're just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Dundee city centre.

Abertay is very close to shops, bars, clubs, cinemas and coffee shops, and just a few minutes' walk from the bus and train stations.

Get to know the Library

Located next to our teaching buildings in our city centre campus, the Bernard King Library offers a variety of flexible, modern spaces to accommodate all learning styles.

A recent £4 million refurbishment has provided four floors of open plan study space, making the library a popular place for independent learning – and you may find it becomes your ‘second home’ during your time with us.

Student Accommodation

Whatever your circumstances, we're sure to have the perfect student accommodation. Four halls and lots of room types - from en suites to doubles, single rooms to bedsits. 

Watch the video to find out more.

Dundee - The Perfect Student City

Want to know more about modern Dundee?

Watch the video to see how our tech and creative industries have reinvented the city. Small wonder we're now known as the capital of cool - and the perfect student city.

How to apply for the MSc/PGDip Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security

If you're ready to take the next step and apply, please visit the Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security course page.

Just click on the link and hit the 'Apply Now' button on the right hand side of the page.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Apply now

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