Both cybercrime and online terrorist activities are key areas of priority for government at all levels.
You'll gain: Knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to law and policy development, programmatic action, the conduct of government (and industry) through regulation, and the arrangement and provision of public services.
Potential graduate destinations: Civil service, regional, national and sub-national government, local authorities and other public bodies, and, political and policy advice work.
Cybercrimes and online terrorism are increasingly the concern of the private sector especially those conducting business in digital space.
You'll gain: skills to work for social media companies as well an array of global businesses conducting work in cyberspace.
Non-governmental agencies are well-established stakeholders in cybersecurity and counter-terrorism. Policy advocacy and lobbying, campaigns, and on the ground intervention are all facets of the NGO sector globally, regionally, nationally and locally.
You'll gain: knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to the breadth of work undertaken by the NGO sector in combatting cybercrime and terrorism.
Potential graduate destinations: International NGOs; regional or local level NGOs.
Research and academia
Research on cybercrime and online terrorism is a growing concern for academia. Students graduating from the programme will be at the cutting-edge of these issues globally, regionally and nationally.
You'll gain: The potential to continue to study at PhD level and the knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to teaching and research in the field.
Potential graduate destinations: law enforcement, policy ‘think-tanks’ and HEIs.