Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Learn how to provide in-depth cyber defences. that are highly sought after by industry
- Develop your knowledge of network and application cyber security.
- Understand the principles behind the tools and techniques used to secure data.
- Create complex technical solutions to real-world security problems.
- hands-on lab sessions and tutorials
- regular feedback
- teamwork and group-based learning
- applied learning discussions
Important notice The structure for this course is currently being reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment are all likely to change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Once the changes have been confirmed, updated module information will be provided directly to all applicants for September 2023. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Computer Systems And Architecture 20 Introduction To Computer And Information Security 20 Mathematics And Cryptography 20 Networking Fundamentals 20 Professionalism And Employability Skills 20 Programming Fundamentals 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Database Administration And Security 20 Ethical Hacking 20 Network Intrusion Detection 20 Network Services And Administration 20 Project Based Learning 20 Secure Networking Technologies 20 Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year - Final year Compulsory modules Advanced Penetration Testing 20 Enterprise Applications Management 20 Information Security Management 20 Project (Network, Cyber And Forensics) 40 Elective modules Data Storage 20 Mobile Security 20 Network Security 20
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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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.|
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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