Gain the much-sought-after skills needed to understand and react to security threats in a connected world on this British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, accredited course. The security of computers, systems and information is of paramount importance to all nations. In response to security dangers, this course will give you knowledge of the threats, and provide you with the chance to gain the skills and expertise to investigate, police, and react accordingly, and to protect systems and organisations. Our teaching material is kept cutting edge, and our techniques are extremely engaging, including real-world examples and practices. We have worked hard to establish an expert capability in cybersecurity in order for you to fully benefit from this course. This includes several experts actively engaged in the field, who are able to provide expertise in investigation and cybercrime; in the practice of and theory behind exploitation and protection (security) measures; and in the application of cybersecurity aspects to business and organisations. There is an option to undertake a year in industry on this course, where you'll gain hands-on experience and have the opportunity to explore career options.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment employs a combination of assignments, project work and examinations. In line with the requirements of industry, all of our modules have been designed from the ground up to incorporate assessment of key skills, as well as subject-related skills.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
GCSE Maths grade C/grade 4 or above is also required. A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|