As a result of the rapid growth in both the availability of global information structures (e.g. the Internet) and the number of users, information security professionals are facing major challenges providing services that are accessible yet safe. Keeping business channels flexible and easy to use whilst guarding against the e-criminal is an on-going project.
The Information Security programme of the University of East London is currently unique in the UK, offering a professional doctoral qualification in the expanding area of information security. It brings professionals and academia together to inform both theory and practice.
The programme is reviewed and enhanced every year to keep up with the rapid changes and challenges in cyber space. Our syllabus is designed and delivered with the assistance of our industrial liaison board.
The profile and the strength of the IS professional students who are taking this Professional Doctorate degree underpin the programme.
Your future career
This programme is targeted at those employed in the Information Security area, seeking to enhance the research dimension of their work via a qualification that is tailored to their professional needs. Students who complete the Professional Doctorate regularly achieve enhanced employment status and all continue to pursue fulfilling careers within the fields of Information Security and Digital Forensics.
- IT and Internet Law (DL)
- Seizure & Examination of Computer Systems
- Applied Research Tools & Techniques
- Work-based Planning
- Work-based Practice
- Research Methods for Technologists
- Minimum 2.1 Honours in any discipline
- We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.
- Applicants must have current significant work experience in a senior position and a proven commitment to professional, personal and intellectual development.
- Overall IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading(or recognised equivalent).
International5720 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5720 GBP per year during 60 months.
National3590 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3590 GBP per year during 60 months.
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
Check the official programme website for potential updates.