Information & Network Security

This MEng provides in-depth knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems. Equips students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to identify, develop and implement highly secure systems and networks that serve enterprise goals.

Key Facts
Graduates of this programme will be able to contribute as technical leaders and researchers in systems security management, with the capability to develop and manage security policies related to organisations' IT systems and to combat threats to corporate technical resources.

Entry requirements

An honours primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland), at minimum second class honours, in a relevant engineering, computing, mathematics, science or technology discipline. Applicants from other disciplines who have a significant mathematics or computing element in their primary degree will also be considered. Applicants who possess an honours undergraduate degree, at minimum second class honours, or equivalent in a non-numerate discipline and have a minimum of three years experiential learning in an appropriate computing discipline will also be considered.

Subjects taught

Semester 1
•Cryptography & Security Fundamentals
•Cryptographic Mathematics
•Multimedia Communications
•C++ Programming
•Software Engineering

Semester 2
•Data Forensics
•Biometrics
•Communication & Security Protocols
•Network & Host Security
•Master of Engineering Project 1 Project Identification

Semester 3
•Master of Engineering Project 2
Project Design & Implementation

Duration

1 year full time

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Post Course Info

Graduates of this programme will be able to develop and manage security policies related to organisations' IT systems and to combat threats to corporate technical resources.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEng

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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