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National Cyber Security Centre Certification for MSc Cyber Security course

The School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing at Leeds Beckett has joined a prestigious list of academic institutions across the UK to receive official recognition for its MSc Cyber Security, from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). 

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Leeds Beckett is one of ten universities around the UK to have become the latest to receive official recognition for a postgraduate degree in cyber security from the country’s leading experts.

The institution was successful in the latest round of NCSC degree certification scheme, which recognises high quality in cyber security education.

Chris Ensor, NCSC Deputy Director for Cyber Growth said, “I am delighted that Leeds Beckett University’s Master’s in Cyber Security is now certified by the NCSC. Offering a certified degree helps prospective students make more informed choices about their future career prospects in cyber security and employers can rest assured that graduates will be well-taught and have valued industry skills.”

Dr Pip Trevorrow, Course Director for Forensics and Security said, “ We are so pleased that our MSc Cyber Security course has been given endorsement and recognition by the UK's leading experts on cyber security. Our courses are focused on the learning needs of our students, rooted in practice-based, industry-oriented and collaborative learning and this accreditation rewards those efforts.” The MSc is a part time, distance learning, degree aimed at students who have a background in IT. The MSc covers an overview of cyber security, including penetration testing, incident response and systems security.

The NCSC runs the certified degree programme to help students make informed decisions about the range of courses on offer at UK universities and to help set a high standard of cyber security teaching across higher education.

You can read the full article here: The NCSC certifies 10 more postgraduate degrees - NCSC.GOV.UK.

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