Master of Science in Computer Science (Specialization in CyberSecurity)

Learn in-demand skills and grow your Software Development career with a Master's in Computer Science from Liverpool John Moores University, a globally recognized university. Start your journey today by paying Rs.10,600/- per month.
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% mandatory. No coding experience required.

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  • Jun 30, 2022
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  • 19 Months*
    Recommended 10-15 hrs/week
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 10,600*
  • 5 out of 6 Learners
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 10+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for Non-Tech & New Coders
  • Exclusive access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job Opportunities Portal
  • High Performance Coaching (1:1)
  • E-portfolio- Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio. Get expert advice on how to craft your stellar GitHub profile.
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Just-in-time Interviews
  • Personalized Industry Sessions in Small Groups
  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with Industry Experts

Bachelor’s degree with 50% mandatory. No coding experience required.

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Software development using languages like Java & Python & specialize in CyberSecurity
  • Job Opportunities
    Cybersecurity engineer
    Security analyst/architect/engineer
    Penetration tester
    SOC analyst
  • Who Is This Program For?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks, and successful completion of the Executive PG Program in Software Development from IIITB. No coding experience required.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages, Tools & Libraries Covered

Master's Degree from LJMU

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from LJMU.

  • Learn & connect with Global Faculty from LJMU
  • Get access to complete digital library of LJMU
  • Earn a Master's degree same as on-campus degree at 1/10th the cost
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Global Lecturers

Learn from leading CyberSecurity faculty and industry leaders

M.Sc. Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions

  • Basics of Java Programming
    • 2 Weeks
  • Object Oriented Programming in Java
    • 3 Weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 12 weeks
  • Career Transition Bootcamp (Optional)
    • 8 Weeks
  • Exam Week
    • 1 Week
  • Soft Skills
    • 1 Week
  • Cyber Security (Specialisation)
    • 32 Weeks
  • Research Methodologies
    • 8 Weeks
  • Thesis
    • 18 Weeks
  • 500+
    Hours of Content
  • 7+
    Case Studies and Projects
  • 45+
    Live Sessions
  • 10
    Programming Tools & Language


  • - upGrad reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module delivery & the curriculum, after due consensus with the University partner.

  • - Please note that for Masters in Computer Science with Specialization in Cyber Security, learners shall first study the specialized Cyber Security curriculum and then the common content.

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Cryptography Project
    Implement Zero Trust Electronic Voting (ZTEV) system
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  • Network Security Project
    Break into a vulnerable server and retrieve the hidden data
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  • Exploit Web Application
    Exploit the given web application and carry out various attacks covered in ...
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  • Capstone Project
    Solve multiple CTF events and various security problems using commands and t...
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Benefits with upGrad
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  • Learning Support
    Industry Expert Guidance
    • Interactive Live Sessions with leading industry experts covering curriculum + advanced topics
    • Personalised Industry Session in small groups (of 10-12) with industry experts to augment program curriculum with customized industry based learning
    Student Support
    • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
    • Get mentored by an experienced industry expert and receive personalised feedback to achieve your desired outcome
    High Performance Coaching (1:1)
    • Get a dedicated career coach after the program to help track your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you during your career transition journey
    AI Powered Profile Builder
    • Obtain specific, AI powered inputs on your resume and Linkedin structure along with content on real time basis
    Interview Preparation
    • Get access to Industry Experts and discuss any queries before your interview
    • Career bootcamps to refresh your technical concepts and improve your soft skills
  • Networking & Learning Experience
    • Live Discussion forum for peer to peer doubt resolution monitored by technical experts
    • Peer to peer networking opportunities with a alumni pool of 10000+
    • Lab walkthroughs of industry-driven projects
    • Weekly real-time doubt clearing sessions
  • upGrad Opportunities
    • upGrad Elevate: Virtual hiring drive giving you the opportunity to interview with upGrad's 300+ hiring partners
    • Job Opportunities Portal: Gain exclusive access to upGrad's Job Opportunities portal which has 100+ openings from upGrad's hiring partners at any given time

Career Transition Bootcamp

  • Learn skills to help you transition to Software Development roles (SD1, SD2, SD3, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Developer)

  • Personalized content basis your level of knowledge

  • Personalised Industry Session (1:1) with Industry Experts

  • Exhaustive list of Interview Questions curated from Top Companies such as Amazon, Google & Microsoft

  • Relevant for preliminary rounds of interview in Tech Companies

  • Get Data Structures & Algorithm Bootcamp Completion Certificate from upGrad

  • Career Transition Bootcamp

    Career Impact

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    Personalised Industry Session
    Sessions by an industry expert for a small group of 10-12 learners with similar profiles to discuss real life applications of concepts and personalised coaching
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    High Performance Coaching
    Get a dedicated career coach to help you stay on track to achieve your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you in your career journey.
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    Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
    Get personalised career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities
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    Interview Preparation
    Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation
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    Programme Fee - Indian Residents
    Rs. 449,000 (incl. taxes)
    Starting at Rs 10,600/month. No cost EMI options available.
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