MSc Artificial Intelligence with Cyber Security

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Gain an in-depth understanding of artificial intelligence concepts, principles and technologies affecting cyber security. Learn to implement AI to monitor and protect against cyber attacks.

If you’re a network engineer, cyber security specialist or computer scientist with a relevant degree looking to gain expertise in AI techniques applied to cyber security, this course will meet your needs.

Our MSc Artificial Intelligence with Cyber Security is designed to prepare you in the area of network, information and computer security, focusing on the strategic implementation of AI-enabled security methods.

Study with ARU in Cambridge and learn in a business-focused context that will allow you to assess new and existing cyber security threats and apply AI techniques to minimise them.

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Hands-on learning

Here at ARU you’ll have access to:

  • computer labs and skills spaces to support your learning
  • a Cisco lab with hands-on routing and switching equipment
  • the latest industry-standard software and hardware for harnessing AI Intel’s AI Academy, an online resource for data processing
  • Microsoft Imagine Premium’s professional developer and designer tools
  • VMWare IT Academy’s virtualisation software and tools
  • award-winning library and IT facilities.

Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.

Intel AI Academy

Designed in response to the high demand for experts in big data analysis and modelling, our Masters degree is supported by the Intel AI Academy.


Once you have completed this MSc Artificial Intelligence with Cyber Security you’ll be ready to undertake roles that require programming for data analysis, a knowledge of machine learning, neural networks and deep learning and also apply these skills specifically to cyber security.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our MPhil or/and PhD in Computer Science or even a DProf in Science and Technology. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

While you’re studying here and after you graduate, you can access support through our dedicated Employability Service.


“It is clear that the professors have excellent knowledge of the subjects they teach us. I would recommend my course, because of the importance today of learning about technology and how the world is developing around artificial intelligence. This is the future.”


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