MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management

This master’s qualification will prepare you for modern IT management, through a combination of specialist IT and data analytics knowledge – alongside broader business skills.

Course details

Develop your skills in the in-demand areas of complex data analysis and IT security strategy with Arden’s MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management degree. This course focuses on giving you the skills you need to solve real-world problems, so you’re ready to take on your next IT management role with confidence.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January, April
  • Course length: 1 year
  • Course fee: 9500 per year

Arden University London

Course overview

Develop an advanced understanding of IT security and data analytics, and get ready for the next step in your career. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to make the move into a management or leadership role. Alongside specialist knowledge, you’ll also develop your communication, planning and decision-making ability through practical projects and research.


Entry requirements

To be eligible for this MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management master’s degree with Arden University, you must have: 

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent 


We’ve designed this course to focus on practical skills that enhance your CV and help you go further. So whether you want to progress with your current employer or start a fresh challenge, the flexibility of the skills you’ll gain means your options are open.

Here are just a few of the roles your MSc could lead to:

  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Information Security Analyst
  • IT Risk
  • IT Support – Cyber Security
  • Security Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Data Manager


The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. That’s why we choose a range of different methods to keep track of your progress. These include:

  1. Reports
  2. Presentations
  3. Research Proposal
  4. Dissertation or Journal Article
  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • Information Security Strategy Development
  • IT Security Management
  • IS Governance
  • Research Project