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Computer Systems (Cyber Security)

Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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his exciting degree starts you on the route to becoming an IT security or digital forensic specialist. By the end of this course you will be able to identify security risks to systems and introduce preventative measures to protect businesses against security threats. This exciting degree starts you on the route to becoming an IT security or digital forensic specialist. By the end of this course you will be able to identify security risks to systems and introduce preventative measures to protect businesses against security threats. This course aims to enable you to identify security risks and preventative measures in technological solutions. You will learn the basic principles and practice of collecting computer data as evidence of computer crime. • • Why study Computer Systems (Cyber Security) at Nottingham Trent University? • • • We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 96% of NTU graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. All courses offer the opportunity to get work experience giving you the real-life experience employers are looking for. Recent placements include Vauxhall, Walt Disney, IBM, Rolls Royce and Microsoft. • We’re delivering research with impact – our Computing and Technology staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest award achievable. • We provide innovative courses. We hold accreditations from the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, guaranteeing that our courses are relevant to industry. • We have inspiring learning environments. You’ll also have access to specialist centres which have facilities including games console labs, networking and security labs, human-interactive technology and stereo-projection.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeI120
Institution code N91
Campus nameClifton Campus
Campus code2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points including IT, Maths or Science grade B.
A level BBC 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including an A-level grade B in an IT, Maths or Science subject or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM including relevant IT, Maths or Science modules
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 including relevant IT, Maths or Science modules
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualifications, including an A-level grade B in an IT, Maths or Science subject or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including an A-level grade B in an IT, Maths or Science subject or equivalent.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Computer Systems (Cyber Security) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS