Our specialised MBA (Cyber Security) degree gives you the opportunity to not only develop your expertise in finance, marketing, leadership and other vital business areas, but also to learn about the growing field of cyber security. The modules include Cyber Security, Cybercrime and Cyber Security Management. You’ll study alongside MBA students from a variety of related disciplines and postgraduate students from courses in the computer sciences, providing you with an abundance of networking opportunities. Successfully complete the degree, and you’ll be ready to take on leadership of cyber security departments and organisations around the world.
The London Met MBA (Cyber Security) gives you the opportunity to develop your understanding of key business functions as well as focus on cyber security. In our data-centric world that faces increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks on both national governments and international corporations, this is a growing sector.
The modules on this course are related to accounting, marketing, leadership and other vital managerial functions within companies and organisations. They are designed to help you evolve into a successful leader in the business world.
The cyber security modules will cover the fundamentals of leadership and risk management within cyber security organisations. It is important you learn about how to anticipate, deter, detect and resist cyber attacks on digital assets and activities, so we'll introduce you to the specific challenges faced by all organisations, including identity theft, scams, fraud and attacks on computer systems.
Our teaching staff and visiting academics, who you’ll meet both informally and formally through lectures and social events, are experts in areas including cybersecurity, management and leadership, ensuring you’ll develop the skills you need to steer a business to success.
You’ll collaborate alongside MBA students from a variety of professions and educational disciplines, such as specialist postgraduate computer science students. Your training will be supplemented with regular informal learning activities including the weekly student-led Business Breakfast, a monthly dinner, networking events, meetings with business leaders, entrepreneurs and consultants and lively charity fundraising events in the City.
We’ll provide regular coaching sessions to help improve your career potential, while you can also make use of our Careers and Employability Unit to help you find new roles for life after the MBA.
You’ll be assessed through individual and group work. This is likely to come in a variety of forms including reports, portfolios, presentations, videos, conferences and competitions, enabling you to develop the skills to master a multitude of situations in the world of cyber security.
You will be required to have:
You should also submit a full CV comprising:
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
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This MBA is a re-launch of our original MBA course, of which graduate and banker Gaurav Gajjar had this to say:
"I continue to benefit from [the student diversity and the real-life opportunities] in the multicultural and diverse markets I deal with on a daily basis. In addition it helped me hone my management and leadership skills helping me attain my goals.”
Read more about Gaurav's MBA experience.
Graduates of the MBA may continue in their existing careers or choose to explore new opportunities. Recent graduates of our business related degrees are employed by companies including Oxademy, ALDI, Schwab Versand Hanau, Sapa, UBM plc, Carillion, Hanson Hispania SA, Triometric, BNP Paribas. They work in management roles in the fields of international sales, area management, business development and clients services.
Roles particularly relevant to the evolving field of cybersecurity management include application and security risk manager, security operations manager and information security manager.
The MBA programme has close links with ESoft, Sri Lanka’s largest education network, and Islington College Nepal. London Met’s experience in delivering cultural variations of this MBA abroad means you’ll be learning from globally connected teaching staff in the heart of London.
Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.
Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
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