Sg Masters In Cyber Security

Master of Science in Cyber Security

Awarded by University of West London

Course Overview

The demand for professionals with skills in cyber security is growing rapidly. This is due to increasing instances of cyber attacks and the need for organizations to secure their information systems. Pursuing a Master’s degree in cyber security can provide you with advanced knowledge and skills in the field, which can make you a competitive candidate for cyber security job positions. Additionally, holding a Master’s degree in cyber security can also potentially lead to higher salaries and advancement opportunities in your career.

The University of West London Master’s in Cyber Security is a highly stimulating degree programme designed to develop your professional skills and capabilities. You will be well-prepared to join the ranks of security experts who fight to protect people, companies, governments, and not-for-profit organisations from cyber crimes.

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Master Of Science In Cyber Security

Class of 2022/23

30 to 45 Years (Average)
17 Years Of Corporate Experience On Average
Professional across 12 Nationalities
5% Female : 95% Male
27% Senior Management
28% Middle Management
45% Executives
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8 Countries Represented

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Career Opportunities

As the demand for cyber security professionals continues to surge, securing the right professional credential and postgraduate qualification will prepare you for a challenging and satisfying career at the front lines, where digital data is constantly under attack. Aventis collaborates with SGInnovate and AI Singapore  that brings together over 7000 regional and global corporations who represent go-to-market help, joint product development and investment funding.

Graduates of this programme are eligible to join the Association of Information Security Professionals (AiSP), an elite network of professionals that possess a vast base of knowledge unparalleled in the information security industry.

Our Graduates work at:

Extensive Networking Opportunities:

Assistant Vice President

Assistant Vice President, Cybersecurity

Associate Director

Chief Information Officer

Cryptographer & Blockchain

Cyber Security Specialist

Cyber SOC Infrastructure Team Lead

Data Centre Manager

Digital Forensics Expert

Director of Information Technology

Finance Operation Executive

Founder & Principal Consultant

Global Repair Supplier Manager

Head APAC Service Operations, VP

Head of Department ICT

Head of IT Infrastructure

Head of Operations

Head, Tech & Innovation

ICA Specialist

Incident Responder

Information Security Analyst

IT Consultant

IT Coordinator, Asia Pacific

IT Security Manager

Manager, IT Security (APEC)

Principal Consultant / Director

Principal Security Advisor

Regional Head – Services

Security Analyst Director

Security Consultant

Security Solution Architect

Security Solution Designer

Senior Consultant

Senior Development Specialist

Senior Information Security Analyst

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Investigation Investigation

Senior Network Engineer

Senior Security Consultant

Senior Solution Designer

Senior Tech Support Engineer

System Administrator

System Engineer

Systems Analyst

Technical Team Leader

Trainer & Lecturer

Vice President, IT Production

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There are many career opportunities in the field of cyber security, including:

  • Security Analyst: Responsible for analyzing security threats and implementing security measures to protect an organization’s networks and systems.
  • Penetration Tester: Evaluates an organization’s security by simulating real-world attacks to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Security Engineer: Designs, develops, and implements security systems and solutions to protect an organization’s infrastructure and data.
  • Information Security Manager: Oversees an organization’s overall security efforts and implements policies and procedures to protect against cyber attacks.
  • Forensics Investigator: Investigates cybercrime and collects digital evidence for legal cases.
  • Compliance & Security Director: Ensures an organization complies with industry-specific security regulations and standards.
  • Network Security Specialist: Monitors and maintains the security of an organization’s networks, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Cryptographer: Develops and implements encryption algorithms to secure data and communications.

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Who Should Attend?

The Master of Science in Cyber Security is a highly stimulating degree programme designed for ambitious professionals looking to pursue exciting job possibilities as technical leaders or specialists on the cutting edge of technology.

Professionals who should consider studying a Master’s in Cybersecurity include:

  • IT professionals looking to specialize in cybersecurity
  • Engineers, developers, and network administrators seeking to expand their skills in this field
  • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in cyber security, such as security analysts, security architects, and security consultants
  • Individuals interested in staying current with the latest trends and technologies in cybersecurity, AI and Machine Learning.

It is important to note that having  a keen interest in security and risk management, are critical traits for success in this field.

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to a top-notch education built on Aventis' 15 years of excellent success in the graduate education market. Earn a degree from a graduate programme you can appreciate and trust.

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Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore, (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), the National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

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 examinations for specific modules.

Programme Delivery

All modules under this Master's in Cyber Security take place over two consecutive weekends each month and feature in-depth coverage with 34 hours of in-person lectures. The resource materials, extra readings, and online course support will be used in conjunction with these lectures.

Start Date

27 Sept 2024


10 Months (Part Time)


09:00am - 05:00pm

FriSat - SunFriSat - Sun
7pm to 10pm9am to 5pm7pm to 10pm9am to 5pm

What Will You Learn?

The tech world never sleeps. Even during the global disruption caused by COVID-19, there has been growth in demand for cyber security professionals. In a world that is becoming more and more connected, the need for dedicated cyber security experts is growing every day. Now there’s an easier way to acquire this versatile skill set that so many employers seek.

  • Understanding the impact of new technologies and how cyber security solutions are developed
  • To enable network security across many operating systems, you must design, develop, and manage software tools.
  • To create robust business ecosystems, learn to lead, analyse, and manage cyber security systems and procedures.
  • Be familiar with computer forensics, risk management, legal concerns, intrusion detection, and hacker exploits.
  • Develop highly sought-after skills to help build resilient companies.
  • Gain an appreciation for commercial and open-source cyber security services, software, and equipment.
  • Acquire a deep understanding of issues across the analysis, implementation, and design of secure, modern IT systems.
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 & Systems Security

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

Digital Transformation & Innovation

This module aims to provide you with an understanding of digital transformation in a range of organisational contexts. It will provide you with an understanding of digital disruption and how tools and frameworks can be applied in the planning and implementation of a digital transformation strategy for an organisation.

Machine Learning

Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence that provides systems with the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed. This module familiarises you with some basic machine learning algorithms and techniques and their applications, as well as general questions related to analysing and handling large data sets. Several software libraries and data sets publicly available will be used to illustrate the application of these algorithms. The emphasis will be thus on machine learning algorithms and applications, with some broad explanation of the underlying principles.

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.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Dr Tan Kian Hua

PhD / Diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security - Aventis Graduate School

  • Chief Information Security Officer of PCCW Solutions, a global telecommunications & IT solutions provider with over 20,600 staff worldwide.
  • More than 15 years of Cyber Security Consultancy experience

Dr Sia Eng Kee

Doctor of Engineering

  • More than 10 years of academic programme supervision and lecturing experience
  • Experienced Head of School and Dissertation Supervisor
  • Professional consultant for companies across the region

Mr Mohamed Noordin

Master’s in Internet Security Management - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

  • The Global Chief Information Security Officer for Circles.Life, Asia’s First Fully Digital Telco and Consumer Company
  • Worked in the government, MNCs, SMEs and start-ups, accumulating more than 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity, IT Audit, Risk Management, Compliance, Investigation and Forensics
  • Master of Internet Security Management with distinction, coupled with several cyber security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Security Manager and Certified Information Systems Auditor

Mr Ronald Shiftlet

Master in Technology 

• Director at Secure Knowledge LLP
• Over 20 years of industry experience in information technology across Europe and Asia
• Extensive experience in digital forensic investigation, antif-orensic, penetration testing, mobile forensics and network security

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 computing

Mr Terence Lau

Master of IP and Innovation Management

  • 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 APAC
  • Conducted many cyber security trainings at various organisations

Admission Criteria

In a peer and cohort learning environment, students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the learning experience in the classroom. Your aptitude, talent, experience, and managerial abilities will all be taken into consideration as an Aventis student.

At least 21 years old with a Bachelor's degree in any field


Graduate / Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 8 years work experience


Candidates 30 years old and above with 8 years of work experience but without academic qualifications can be considered on a case-by-case basis

Degree Awarded

The University of West London will confer on you a Master of Science in Cyber Security degree to that granted on-campus. You can choose between graduating in Singapore or London.

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Success Stories

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"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
"Thank you Aventis Graduate School and University of West London. Thanks to my lecturers, mentors and to my classmates. I enjoyed the experience of going back to school after so many years, especially our classroom sessions despite the pandemic. The distinction is a bonus! I will study again when I get the chance."
Mr. Christian Macatulad
Information Systems Security Analyst, INTERPOL
“The MSc Cyber Security from UWL through Aventis was a stepping stone to the cyber security field for me. It helped me a lot in understanding cyber security and had given me a career progression as well. Thank you Aventis!”
Mr. Saheer Beevi, Senior Consultant
Infosys, a Global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting across 56 countries
"Thank you Aventis Graduate School for organizing great events for career opportunities in frontier technologies. The masters' programmes in these technologies especially the MSc in Cyber Security, are helping cyber professionals to grow in their careers."
Mr. Ajay Kumar
Regional Head-Cyber Security and Risk Management Services CrowdStrike

Mr. Ajay Kumar

Regional Head of Cyber Security Services, Asia, Crowdstrike

Aventis Graduate’s MSc Cyber Security Alumni

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of pursuing a Part-time Masters?

One of the biggest benefits of pursuing a part-time Masters is having the flexibility to continue working. Most students at Aventis are working professionals, and our part-time Masters in Singapore allow them to progress in their careers without sacrificing their studies. Students can also study at their own pace and build a professional network simultaneously.

Does Part-time Masters help in Career and Salary ?

Earning a Masters can certainly increase your earning potential. According to a survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the median base salary for recent Masters graduates in the United States was $115,000 in 2020, compared to $85,000 for those with just a bachelor's degree.

However, the impact a Masters has on salary can depend on several factors, including the industry, location, and job function. Besides salary increment or promotion, a Masters can help you develop valuable skills and knowledge that can be applied to a variety of industries and roles, making you a more desirable candidate for high-paying positions. But it's worth noting that a Masters program can be expensive, and you should carefully consider the potential return on investment before committing to one.

What is the difference between a Part-time Masters and a Full-time Masters?

Full-time Masters tend to be more academically rigorous but take place for only two years. As such, the programme does not accommodate working schedules. On the other hand, part-time Masters are less competitive and grant more flexibility and freedom for working students. Singapore Part-time Masters are typically completed in three years.

Why should I pursue a Part-time Masters in Singapore with Aventis-University of West London?

Pursuing a part-time Masters with Aventis-University of West London will provide a rewarding academic experience. UWL is ranked in the top 100 universities in the UK for the overall quality of their research. UWL Masters can hone your expertise and knowledge in the business field and prepare you to become a global leader.

Is there a maximum age limit to apply for a Masters degree?

There is no maximum age limit for studying a Masters program. Most Masters programs do not have an upper age limit, and individuals of all ages, including older adults, are eligible to enroll in Masters programs.

Masters programs are designed for professionals with varying levels of work experience, and many Masters students are mid-career professionals or experienced executives seeking to advance their careers or transition into leadership roles. As such, older adults who are interested in pursuing a Masters for personal or career reasons can certainly consider doing so.

Should only individuals interested in leadership roles take up a Masters course?

A Masters is a versatile degree which has diverse specializations and multiple applications in different professional domains. Candidates with a good educational background, excellent communication skills, and creativity can be transformed into valuable resources for different domains and sectors. People from different educational backgrounds can join a Masters program to specialize fields like Finance, Human Resources, Education, Fashion, Information Technology etc. in roles as Analysts, Strategists, Consultants, Developers, Advisors, Start Up Business Founders.

Which is the best Masters program in Singapore?

There is no "best" Masters program as it depends on individual preferences, career goals, and programme delivery preferences.

Each Masters programme comes with its own strengths and benefits.

There are numerous reputable Masters programs offered by renowned Singapore Universities including National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University.

What are the factors to consider when applying for a Masters?

Some factors to consider when determining the best Masters program for you may include:

Reputation: Consider the reputation of the University offering the Masters program. Look for Masters program that are accredited and recognized for their successful track record, academic excellence, faculty expertise, and industry connections.

Curriculum and Assessment: Review the curriculum offered in the Masters program to ensure they align with your career goals and interests. Some programs offer 100% Coursework assessments whilst other program requires examination. So choose a program that offers the right mix of courses and assessment for your needs.

Faculty and Resources: Consider the credentials and experience of the faculty members in the Masters program, as well as the resources available, such as networking opportunities, career services, and access to industry leaders and alumni networks.

Networking & Industry Exposure:  Masters programs that offer exposure to international business, networking opportunities, and access to diverse industries and markets are preferred for most busy working professionals

Cost and Financial Grant: Masters programs is a major financial investment, so consider the cost of tuition, fees and available financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, and loans.

Alumni Success: Look for Masters with a strong track record in Singapore and into the success of the school's alumni and their career trajectories after completing the Masters program. A strong alumni network can provide valuable connections and opportunities for networking and career advancement.

To conclude, It's important to thoroughly research and compare different Masters programs based on your unique needs and goals. Consider visiting campuses, attending information sessions, talking to current students and alumni, and gathering as much information as possible to make an informed decision on which Masters program may be the best fit for you.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our MBA and Master degrees. Instead of a lump sum payment, your tuition fees are payable over 4 instalments over the duration of the programme. You may also apply for an educational loan with our banking partners for monthly repayment.

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