Master of Science in Software Design with Cybersecurity

Springboard+

  • Cybersecurity refers to the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, devices, programs, and data from attack, damage, or unauthorized access.

Master of Science in Software Design with Cybersecurity 

 

Aim of Programme

The Master of Science in Software Design in Cybersecurity is a high level programme with 90 ECTS.  It includes all content in the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma, but builds on the skills and knowledge gained further through a work placement.  This programme has 12 contact hours per week and at least 12 hours of self-directed learning are necessary per week.

This programme will provide students with both theoretical and practical skills to understand and respond to computer security threats in the modern enterprise. It will arm them with a broad range of competencies to successfully engage in many different security career roles in the enterprise.

Students will be given a comprehensive insight of the role and practice of security in the enterprise that will enable them to holistically understand the security context and to relate the security processes and lifecycle to the business activities of the organisation and to hence identify and prioritize security activities.

 

Aim of Programme


These programmes will provide students with both theoretical and practical skills to understand and respond to computer security threats in the modern enterprise. It will arm them with a broad range of competencies to successfully engage in many different security career roles in the enterprise. Students will be given a comprehensive insight of the role and practice of security in the enterprise that will enable them to holistically understand the security context and to relate the security processes and lifecycle to the business activities of the organisation and to hence identify and prioritize security activities.


Classroom

  • 9
    NFQ Level
  • 90
    Credits

Programme Content

Programme Content


  •  Network Security
  • Computer Security

  • Security in the Enterprise

  • Applied Cryptography

  • Object Oriented Programming 1 & 2

  • Agile Design and Testing

  • Continuous Build and Delivery

  • Work Placement or Dissertation


Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements


Honours (Grade 2.2) degree in an appropriate engineering, computing or cognate discipline, or an equivalent qualification.


Details

Details


Duration

1 Year 
100

1 Year Full-Time

Delivery

Two evenings per week online 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Plus 3 selected Saturdays – face to face classes in AIT

Saturdays

1 Saturday per Month

Commencing             

Induction – Online 9.30am Saturday 11 September 2021        

Online – Week commencing 13 September 2021

Programme Fee

This is a Springboard+ Funded Programme.

This programme will be fully funded for eligible unemployed applicants.

Eligible employed applicants will be 90% funded.  They will have to pay 10% directly to AIT.  The 10% payable is €690.

For full details of eligibility criteria and to apply go to www.springboardcourses.ie

Enquiries

Dr Enda Fallon – [email protected]