University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science (Cyber Security) with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

Are you looking for a career in information security management or cyber security? Studying a broad base of computer science skills at Kent, puts you in a great position to influence the future as well as giving you excellent career prospects in the world of computing. Why study Computer Science (Cyber Security) at Kent:

  • Kent is recognised by the British Government as being an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, meaning you will be taught by staff who are top researchers in this area
  • You’ll gain computing skills that will be of lasting value in a field that is constantly changing
  • You can join student-led groups with an interest in Computing including TinkerSoc, to build, hack and make things
  • The award-winning Java teaching systems BlueJ and Greenfoot were developed at Kent.
  • You can put your skills into practice on a paid year in industry placement.
Course details You learn to code in several languages, starting with the Java programming language, which is widely used in industry across a range of applications including mobile devices. With cyber security as your focus, you take compulsory modules throughout your course and in your final year can choose from a range of optional modules. Year in Industry Your year in industry takes place between your second and final years. You gain invaluable work experience, earn a salary and there may be the possibility of a job with the same company after graduation. In previous years, students have worked in a range of large and small organisations including well-known names such as: IBM and The Walt Disney Company. For more information, please visit our website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Computer Science (Cyber Security) with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS