Study your IT Security Management Master's Degree with Arden in Berlin
Security management is becoming vital for all organisations with many now employing specialists to protect their information and reputation from risks, threats and crises.
On Arden's MSc IT Security Management course, you will learn how to create and manage IT security processes and plans within businesses.
You’ll study via Blended Learning at our Berlin study centre in Germany, the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. Germany is recognised for its high-quality education^.
^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
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Each module in our MSc IT Security Management course covers essential topics for ensuring that your IT security is prepared to meet the challenges of evolving technology.
You will consider the impact of the changing IT security landscape and focus on the design and establishment of prevention plans within your organisation.
- Technology and Trend Monitoring
- Information Security Strategy Development
- Risk Management
- IT Security Management
- IS Governance
- Cloud Systems and Applications
- Research Project
If you are currently working in IT security or if you want to move into a role where you are responsible for managing and deploying IT security, this Master's degree course in IT Security Management from Arden will give you the skills and understanding needed to meet the challenges of the evolving field of technology and its rapid development within the context of security risks.
The Global Information Security Workforce Study estimates that the global cyber security workforce shortage will widen to 1.5 million by 2020, and the UK government has invested £2 billion in this area.
Individuals who get in front of this trend and up-skill themselves in this area will be in high demand.
Our Master’s course will appeal to you if you need to develop or improve your skills in managing IT-related security, whether that is to add value to your current company, comply with new regulations or progress in your career.
You must have a second class (2:2) UK Honours Degree or an equivalent qualification at 2.2 or above.
If you are from Pakistan, a four year Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 60% of above.
IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or evidence you have previously studied in English. English waiver letters can be accepted, degree's should also have 'Method of instruction: English'.
Work Experience and Qualification Route
You must have a third class (3rd) UK honours degree or an equivalent qualification alongside 2-3 years professional work experience.
If you are from Pakistan, a four year Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 60% or above alongside 3-4 years management experience.
Work Experience Route
We encourage applications from prospective students who do not meet our academic requirements but who do have senior management experience (usually 5 years).
Any other international undergraduate qualification will be assessed on a case by case basis.
You must show us that you are self-motivated, provide a personal statement, and be able to offer references and other evidence of your experience.
Please discuss your entry requirements with your Admissions Advisor as your international education could mean that you are eligible to study with us.
You will learn using a combination of face-to-face and online learning. Arden's innovative Blended Learning programmes combine traditional face-to-face classes with the flexibility of online study.
You will also have access to online study materials and resources 24/7 to support independent study, as well as online lessons, tutorials, forums and virtual classrooms and libraries through our online portal, iLearn.
Assessment methods consist of assignments, essays, presentations, case studies, portfolios and exams.
In addition, you will receive regular academic support from Arden’s expert tutors and your own Student Support Coordinator for any administrative, technical, or motivational help.
The course fees for MSc IT Security Management are €15,000. An initial deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place on this course
Arden University offers flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the cost of your programme fees across multiple installments. If you apply today you can receive an early bird discount of €3,000.
Instalments with early-bird discount applied:
- 1st instalment of €3,500 payable within 14 days of the course start date
- 2nd instalment €3,500 payable within 3 months of the 1st instalment
- 3rd instalment of €3,000 payable within 6 months of the 1st instalment
In addition to the qualification itself, your course fees cover a range of student support services, including visa application support, as well as German language classes for international students.
After completing our IT Security Management Master's degree course, Arden graduates can go into several different areas of business, including consultancy, government organisations, research, and professional firms.
Potential roles include:
- Security Consultant
- Information Security Analyst
- Technology Analyst
- Systems and Networks Security Engineer
- IT Security and Governance Officer
- Government Technology Officer
- Infrastructure Analyst
- Quality and Security Analyst
- Voted 7th best city in the world for student living by Top Universities in 2018
- Option to apply for a 18-month post-study residence permit
- Excellent employment prospects
- Learn from world-class international faculty in an international environment
- Reasonable cost of living in comparison to many other European countries
- Attractive to international students pursuing an education abroad
- Rich in culture, history and entertainment
- A vibrant start-up entrepreneurial city
- Study in Germany – the most popular option for international students^
^ Based on an annual survey by ICEF.
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