MSc in Network and Information Security

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: October / February

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Campus Limerick

  • Enrollment Fee: From 14,000 € / year

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Designed specifically to address a growing need in industry, the Master of Network and Information Security at Griffith College is a 1-year program that aims to < span style = “font-weight: 400;”> enable students to develop robust and efficient network security plans, strategies, and solutions. Taught full-time and part-time, as a graduate of this course:

  • Gain specialized knowledge and skills essential to a career in network security.
  • Establishes an analytical mindset necessary for independent professional and academic research.
  • Get a practical understanding of how to identify industry requirements for computer network security and analyze security risks.
  • Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions at all levels of the industrial team. </ li>
  • Take advantage of your knowledge of support topics in the various disciplines of computer science.
  • Get great job prospects with a 100% employment history from a sample of 35 graduates from our class of 2017.

Career progression

Through the Master of Network and Information Security, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialize in a key emerging field, and develop many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates, including:

  • Information Security Architect
  • Responsible for information security risks
  • Cybersecurity manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Information security engineering
  • Microsoft Solution Engineer
  • Senior Programming Engineer
  • Academic research
  • Web Developer

Program structure

The program contains eight taught modules and one final dissertation / dissertation per practice. Four modules are taught per semester and then you will complete a project over a twelve week period. The general program lasts for one calendar year.

  • Network and information security technologies
  • Legal and ethical aspects of information security
  • IT infrastructure protection and ethical hacking
  • Cryptography
  • Computer forensics
  • Information security management
  • Telecommunications networks and services
  • Search methods
  • Dissertation / Dissertation by practice

Admission requirements

  • Candidates applying for this course must have an honors degree in Computer Science, or a Higher Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent international and / or relevant work experience.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must show that your level of English is at an adequate level, that is, a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or equivalent.

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