MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance

MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance


MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance is a one-year postgraduate course. The course provides students with award-winning careers support and the University has an outstanding track record of guiding students to their right career paths in a variety of business areas. In addition, practical approach to teaching is adapted to help students to develop transferable skills such as research, presenting, critical analysis, problem solving, team work and entrepreneurship.

The University of Law is the course operator and awarding body of the Hong Kong programmes, while The Hong Kong Management Association provides teaching venues and administrative support.


12 months / 18 months if students select the work experience route

Information at a Glance

Commencement Date:

To be advised


Best before Deccember 1, 2022 to secure a seat

Tuition fee:


Medium of Instruction:


Mode of Instruction:



The University of Law

Renowned History

  • One of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education since 1876

Powerful Networking

  • UK’s largest legal alumni group with over 80,000 members, the Hong Kong Alumni Network (HKAN) consists of practising lawyers in Hong Kong, England and Wales
  • Award-winning careers support to help students find employment and outstanding track record of finding students the right career path to suit them across the wide business area
  • Programmes are taught by qualified lawyers and business professionals with extensive practical experience to pass on to students


Programme Structure
Data Management 30 credits
Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation / Projects 60 credits
One elective module from the list below:
Blockchain 30 credits
Fintech 30 credits
Procurement and Supply Chain Management 30 credits
Professional Development Non-credit bearing
Business Project 60 credits

From the third semester, students may choose to undertake a work placement instead of a dissertation or project. The work placement is for 9 months. Students must complete 600 hours of work. The work placement is worth 60 credits.

Programme Features
  • One-year postgraduate course
  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost students employability
  • Content from Salesforce Trailhead and Amazon Web Services Educate are integrated in the course providing the latest technology skills demanded by employers
  • Equip students with the skills to manage and analyse an organisation’s data assets and security measures, and provide an understanding of data governance principles, practices and technologies


Application Period

The programme will commence in January 2023.

Entry and English Language Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a second class honours (lower division) or above or equivalent
  • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s degree fully in English may be exempted from the English Language proficiency requirement

Tuition Fee

HK$95,000 (by monthly / termly instalment)
* Students can enjoy 5% (Early Bird Discount) + 10% (Hong Kong Campus Award) for application submitted and offer accepted on or before 1 December 2022 for the January 2023 intake.
After 1 December, students can enjoy 10% (HK Campus Award) for application submitted and offer accepted for the January 2023 intake.


Course Details

Dr Sonia Lee
Phone: 2774 8536

General Enquiry

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: /
Fax: 2365 1000

The information is for guidance only and does not form part of any contract. The University of Law reserves the right to change any of the programmes, entry requirements and tuition fees without notice.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.