Master of Science in Cyber Security


The Master of Science in Cyber Security is a highly stimulating degree programme with a primary purpose to equip students with an extensive framework of the current methodology and practice of cyber security systems operations and development. This course is designed as a means to develop working professionals’ skills and capabilities as they tackle the needs of the growing industry.

As a student of the Master of Science in Cyber Security degree programme in Singapore, you will lay the groundwork for a professional, enriching career in cyber security. You will acquire a pragmatic understanding of issues across the analysis, implementation, and design of secure, modern IT systems in an industry context. Additionally, you will explore how cyber security systems are designed and manufactured, as well as the effects this technology can have on organisations.

Upon graduating from this programme, you will:

  • Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to analyse ethical, social, professional, and legal issues.
  • Gain an appreciation for the commercial and open-source cyber security services, software, and equipment.
10 Months Part Time
Ranked 8th in London & 11th in London for Computer Science & Information Systems

*(based on The Guardian - The Best UK Universities 2022)

University of the Year for Student Experience*

*based on The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Programme Structure

The Master of Science in Cyber Security programme in Singapore comprises 6 modules on top of a dissertation delivered on a modular basis, structured to complement and accommodate global professionals and managers’ busy commitments.



This is a coursework based program with a mixture of coursework and examination for specific modules.

Fundamentals of Cyber Security

The Fundamentals of Cyber Security module covers various areas of cyber security, including but not limited to the application of cryptographic techniques, principles of cryptanalysis, and asymmetric encryption for the purpose of identifying and authenticating management.

Security Operations & Assurance

In the Security Operations & Assurance module, students will be introduced to the essential aspects of organisation and information systems - the security operations as well as the assurance of data identities, networks, user identities, and systems.

Network & System Security

The Network & System Security module is an introductory course that allows students to learn the fundamentals of the network as well as system security.

Principles of Project Management

In the Principles of Project Management module, students will gain an understanding of the principles, concepts, and techniques used for effective project management.

Consultancy & Technological Innovation

The Consultancy & Technological Innovation module enables students to discover the expertise needed to acquire an understanding of, as well as work in, the complex multi-sourced environment supporting business change.

Research Methods

Through Research Methods, students will become competent in utilising relevant research tools and methodologies to support masters-level applied research ideas, focusing on cyber security while further developing their writing skills.


Students will have a go at carrying out original research while adding to the existing knowledge. Concurrently, they will learn to demonstrate an ability to select, focus, and define a cyber security topic with relevancy.

Delivery Structure

All modules under this masters degree programme span over 2 consecutive weekends each month and includes extensive coverage consisting of 34 hours of face-to-face lectures.

These lectures will be complemented with resource materials, additional readings, and online course support.

FriSat-SunMon - ThuFriSat-Sun
7pm to
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Dr Sia Eng Kee

Doctor of Engineering

  • More than 10 years of academic programme supervision and lecturing experience
  • Experienced Head of School (Business) for renowned private universities
  • Previously possessed a professional career which culminated in being a manager for several companies

Mr Mohamed Noordin


Master’s in Internet Security Management
• Cofounder of Phishnow, Singapore (Phishing Simulation)
• 10 years of experience specialising in the areas of Cybersecurity and infrastructure
• Experienced Head of Cybersecurity & Infrastructure for NTUC Link and NTUC Enterprise

Mr Alvin Lam


Master of Business Administration
• Technology and Creative Director
& Co-Founder at Massive Wisdom Group
• Founder of Technology Firm, Cyberfosec Inc
• Over 15 years of experience specialising in the areas of Artificial
Intelligence, Business Blockchain, Cyber Security and Forensics,
IT service management, IT governance, business strategies, digital business and cloud
• Over 30 Professional Certifications in the areas of business, technology and life skills

Mr Terrance Lau

Master of IP and Innovation
• Subject Matter Expert for Singapore
Cyber Incident Response Centre at
Daimler AG
• Establishes compliance procedures
for cyber security incidents in
European Union – GDPR, and in
• Conducted many cyber security
trainings at various organisations


Various cyber security roles can be found across sectors from Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs), Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), retailers, banks, telco, to government agencies.

With the surge in demand for cyber security working professionals, securing a professionally-recognised postgraduate degree will prepare you for a satisfying and gratifying career where the attack on digital data is continual.

In addition, it can be your stepping stone to excellent career opportunities and advancement prospects in these exciting cyber careers:

  • Cryptographer & Blockchain
  • Vulnerability Assessor
  • Security Administrator
  • IT Security Manager
  • Incident Responder
  • Security Specialist
SG Innovate

In collaboration with SGInnovate, Aventis combines over 7000 global and regional corporations representing joint product development, go-to-market help, and investment funding stimulating job opportunities for both students as well as alumni.

For more information, click here > SG Deep Tech Career

Degree Awarded

Upon successfully completing this course, you will be awarded a Master of Science In Cyber Security degree by the University of West London, the same as that awarded on-campus.

Admission Criteria

Students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the class learning experience in a peer and cohort learning environment. As a student at Aventis, you will be assessed based on your aptitude, potential, experience, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a business or an engineering degree with a significant level of computing content or;

Mature candidates (at least 30 years old and 8 years of work experience) with equivalent professional qualifications or a relevant HND with demostrated relevant work experience may be considered.

Minimum of 6.5 IELTS overall with no less than 5.5 in any band, or equivalent (applicable only for graduates from non-English programmes).

Commencement Date

Next intake: September 2022


For more information, please enquire at 8358 8088 or download the brochure.

What Do Our Students Say About Us?

"The course challenged me to think in a different way and helped me to develop a holistic approach to the industry I work in. After finishing my course, I was promoted to Head of Global Security Operations and now I am moving to an even bigger company with a broader role."
Mr. Luca Fioravanti, SVP
Head of Group Corporate Security, UniCredit
European financial Banking Group


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 8358 8088. 

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