Programme Brief

Students on the MSc Operational Cyber Security will learn a wide range of practical and theoretical skills. Students will develop a sound knowledge of cyber security and its application in real life situations, while extending their abilities to analyse and solve problems. 

Applications would be welcomed from students with any numerate degree from a science background, a Law or a business degree. Mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential can also be assessed for eligibility.

 

The programme provides opportunities for students to achieve a knowledge and understanding of:

  • Modern methods and techniques for cyber security, including penetration testing and IT auditing.
  • Basic concepts of networking, developing web applications, cyber security and risk management.
  • Techniques in cyber security, cyber physical security and forensics investigations.
  • The modern computing environment and software tools for a cyber security professional.
  • Specialised advanced topics in the area of security and its applications.
  • Research tools and techniques appropriate to the cyber security domain.

  • Champs Fleurs
  • University of Greenwich BSc (Hons) Computing and Information System with Upper Second Class Honours or above 
  • A good first degree in any numerate non-computer science subject with Upper Second Class Honours or above 
  • Applications would be welcomed from students with any numerate degree from a science background, a Law or a business degree.
  • Mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential and work experience can also be assessed for eligibility.

Registration Process

The registration deadline  was extended to October 4th 2017

In order to register:

  1. Visit the Centre for University of Greenwich Programmes Unit or email us at uog-it@sbcs.edu.tt to verify your entry qualifications and confirm your eligibility.
     

2. Provide evidence of your entry qualifications by presenting:

Original certificates, your completed student transcripts or a completion letter or

A detailed CV and/or Job Description in cases where your qualifications do not meet the direct entry requirement or where the qualifications were awarded more than five years ago.

 

3. If your entry qualifications are satisfactory you are then required to complete the following forms:

University of Greenwich Application Form (for registration with the University)

SBCS Registration Form (for registration with SBCS)

4. Proceed to the Advisory & Admission Centre to pay any fees due upon registration, as specified in the    
    Fee Information section. Please ensure that Course Administration provides you with copies of your
    identification and qualifications, as well as, an enrolment ticket identifying the modules you will be
    pursuing and the fees you will be paying before proceeding to the Advisory & Admission area.

5. After making the required payments, please ensure you receive a receipt.  Proceed to the Centre for
    University of Greenwich Programmes Unit with your receipt so a copy can be attached to your student
    file.

 

 

Applications & Transcripts

In cases where student transcripts are used for registration with SBCS, you must request an original transcript and completion letter from the relevant examination body for formal registration with the University of Greenwich.  All transcript requests must be forwarded to:

 

Keston Chandler

Course Administrator II

School of Business and Computer Science Ltd

53-54 Sagan Drive

Champs Fleurs

 

For any further information, please feel free to contact our administrative team at 663-7227 Ext: 1251-1255 

Administrative Team

Designation

Raecene S. Gunness-Francis

Manager

Keston Chandler        

Course Administrator II

Randall Mohan

Assistant Course Administrator

Narina Alexander

Assistant Course Administrator

Email: uog-cf@sbcs.edu.tt for more details.

The September 2017 offering of the MSc Operational Cyber Security allows both computing and non-computing undergraduate degree holders an opportunity to engage in this fast growing and very relevant computing field.

 

The first of its kind in Trinidad and Tobago, this qualification can be earned in just two (2) years and prepares students for potential careers in Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security Administration and Research and IT Auditing.

 

Delivered by SBCS utilizing a blended learning approach that mixes both online and classroom sessions, students will learn a wide range of practical and theoretical skills that will equip them with the knowledge necessary to make significant contributions within their current or future workplaces.

Key highlights also include:

  • Courses will be pursued one module at a time, each with a duration of one month. 
  • At the end of each module students are assessed by an online exam and in two instances by coursework submissions. Students will also complete a Final Project during the course of the second year.
  • Students will engage with online pre-recorded lectures provided by the University. This will be supplemented with one two-hour session per week to discuss the material covered.
  • The programme is designed to have students engage with the posted material and participate in discussion type workshops at the end of each week.

 

**The registration deadline was extended to October 4th 2017

 

This semester’s schedule is as follow:

**Please note that the schedule can be subject to change

Programme

Course

Start Date

End Date

Day

Time

Comments

MSc Operational Cyber Security

Computing Systems

25-Sep-17

21-Oct-17

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Online sessions only

Introduction to Computer Networks

30-Oct-17

25-Nov-17

Sat

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Classroom sessions

Professionalism for Cyber Security Practitioners

9-Dec-17

13-Jan-18

Sat

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Classroom sessions. Christmas Break 18th to 30th Dec 2017. No sessions scheduled. Sessions resume week of January 1st 2018.

 

If you require further information on payment plans or registration, kindly respond to uog-cf@sbcs.edu.tt with a phone contact and we will be happy to discuss available options.