Bristol, University of the West of England has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics is one of our highest-ranking degrees for graduate employment. Develop computer programming and database skills and expand your knowledge of computer networks, systems and the legal environment you’ll operate in. Gain vital professional skills, such as using industry standard forensic and security tools. Build your industry network and knowledge at presentations from visiting professionals. Past speakers have included Avon & Somerset High Tech Crime Unit, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard and Price Waterhouse Coopers. Apply what you've learnt to practical projects, including investigating computer crimes and assessing the integrity of forensic data and computer security systems. Enter national competitions and undertake challenges so you can apply your skills and build an industry profile. Past students have achieved success in the Cyber Security Challenge UK and the British Computing Society's Ada Lovelace Colloquium. High demand for your skills will enable you to choose a placement from a range of specialisms - choose from careers in government and the private or public sector. Roles can be within forensics and security teams, legal practices or the police and related organisations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Engineering Council
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How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||No specific subjects required. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards the overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||No specific subjects required.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||No specific subjects required.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Grade C / 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.|
We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|