Cybersecurity at University of Chester - UCAS

Course summary

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. 

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this course please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G406
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Maths grade C/grade 4 or above is also required. A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs.


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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Cybersecurity at University of Chester - UCAS