UCL Computer Science


Information Security MSc

MSc in Information Security provides the foundations for a rewarding career in the growing cyber security industry or further doctoral research

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Programme information

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of four core modules (60 credits), four optional modules (60 credits) and a research project (60 credits).

Core modules

Optional modules

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Please note: the availability and delivery of optional modules may vary, depending on your selection.


Students undertake an independent or team-based research project worth 60 credits. The project will be related to a problem of industrial interest or a topic near the leading edge of research, and culminates in a dissertation.

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