The Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work with and implement cyber security polices, technologies and solutions. Career Prospects Cyber Security is one of the fastest growing sectors in the digital space. With an increased risk of cyber threats on businesses and systems across the world, there is big demand for Cyber Security professionals. You will have the flexibility to apply skills and knowledge across a range of industries, such as IT/Communications, Banking, Retail, Utilities, Travel, Healthcare and Manufacturing. Potential future career paths include digital forensics, cyber security management, penetration testing, secure system design and development, data protection and privacy or cryptography and communications security. What you will learn By building your skills in front and back-end development and software design, you will begin to understand the standards and technologies used within industry to build secure systems. The range of modules covered in this course will give you a broad range of skills that will enable you to evaluate risks, mitigate threats and recover from systems breaches. As a Cyber Security professional, you’ll need to understand the social, legal and ethical concerns when operating in this framework. Further to this, you will also: Understand the nature of cyber-crime and the importance of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI). Learn about operating systems and their similarities and differences. Begin to formulate risk management and mitigation strategies using real-world scenarios. Find out how to write robust code and integrate systems securely Get to grips with Network security
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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
Additional entry requirements
5 GCSEs at Grade C/Level 4 or above including English Language and Maths
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|