University of West London

The Career University


Career-focused courses with excellent teaching for a great student experience

The University of West London offers a high-quality UK education experience to over 10,000 students, and it has more than 115,000 graduates in over 50 countries. The university also offers over 140 undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a strong focus on employability and practical experience. 

Boasting of high-quality teaching and impressive graduate employment rates, The University of West London prides itself on being ‘The Career University’, with 98% of students in work or further study within six months of graduation.


Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)

University of West London complies with the academic standards monitored by QAA, UK.


We pride ourselves on delivering career-focused courses with excellent teaching in a campus designed for a great student experience.
University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

  • Best modern* London university (non-specialist) in the Complete University Guide 2024.
  • In the top 30% of universities nationwide in The Guardian University Guide 2024.
  • Number 1 London university (non-specialist) – National Student Survey 2023**.
  • Best university for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • 80% of our research is rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment.

Best university for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in the UK

Daily Mail University Ranking 2024

University of the Year for Social Inclusion

The Complete University Guide - University League Tables 2024

Best Modern* London university (non-specialist) 

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Ranked in  Top 100 universities in the UK for overall quality of our research

 Top 30% of universities nationwide


Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

Awarded  Gold for Student Experience

Masters of Science in Cyber Security

Course Overview

As demand for cyber security professionals worldwide continues to surge, this course will prepare you for the challenge of keeping IT environments safe and secure in a world where data is constantly under attack. This course will give you a broad understanding of the latest practice and techniques for cyber security systems development and operations.

You will be able to analyse the legal, social, ethical and professional issues involved in the human aspects of cyber security and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices. The course is particularly designed to tackle industry needs and job market challenges, and produces informed graduates who are suitably equipped to thrive. On graduation from this course you will have the critical skills and techniques essential for security-related jobs/roles in a rapidly evolving and diverse environment to appropriately solve typical cyber security problems.

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