MSc IT Security Management

The recent rise in high-profile IT security incidents reported in the media over recent years mean that skilled IT security professionals are in increasing demand across all areas of modern industry. This course will expose you to the core issues at stake in IT security right now, so you’ll be able to assess critical security problems strategically, and understand how organisations can take steps to reduce them.

Course details

Do you currently work in IT security and want to take the next step to help make critical management decisions in your organisation? Our MSc IT Security Management course will help you gain the hands-on cybersecurity skills you need to progress senior level roles.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January, April
  • Course length: 1 year
  • Course fee: 9500 per year

Arden University London

Course overview

Alongside specialist knowledge of IT security management, you’ll also develop your communication, planning, and decision-making abilities through hands-on projects and research. IT security management is becoming more and more vital as digital technology continues to dominate our lives. That’s why many organisations are now employing specialists to protect their information and reputation from risks, threats, and crises. This course will position you at the forefront of these changes, making you a highly employable candidate in the eyes of leading global organisations. 


Entry requirements

To be eligible for Arden’s MSc IT Security Management degree, we need to see that you have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent in relevant computing or IT subject


The type of job roles you might explore are:

  • IT Security Team Leader
  • Network Security Manager
  • Head of IT Risk
  • IT Security and Governance Officer
  • Government Technology Officer
  • Future Technologist
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • Quality and Security Policy Manager


IT security management is an area that is increasing in importance with every day that passes. It’s now more vital than ever for organisations to treat IT security as a serious matter, and many corporations now employ specialists to protect their information and reputation from technological risks and threats. From information security strategies and risk assessments to trend monitoring, this IT security management master’s degree will deepen any existing knowledge you have of the industry, while also providing you with the skills and confidence needed to secure a leadership role.
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Information Security Strategy Development
  • Risk Management
  • IT Security Management
  • IS Governance
  • Cloud Systems and Applications
  • Research Project