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Course summary

Lead the fight against cyber crime with this new, forward-thinking course. Delivered in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the course explores a range of technologies utilised in cyber security, from computer forensics, secure programming to networking and operating systems, and ethical hacking. This is a unique course developed in partnership with AWS Educate and aligned with NCSC CyBoK 1.0 so you can get your career kick started in Cyber Security. Graduates are able to evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices, and analyse and evaluate possible solutions to overcome potential threats. This course combines theory and practice, with a strong technical focus. The course aims to develop student's understanding of the relationship between cyber security, and the people and processes that it affects. It also looks at how cyber systems are intended to function, and how they might be abused. With an increasing demand for cyber security expertise to protect our society, this course is designed to meet the industry’s need for highly qualified graduates. Through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions, the expert tutors will teach students to use the latest generation of tools and techniques to evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices, construct robust software, and evaluate possible solutions to overcome potential threats. Key study topics include:

  • Computer forensics
  • Ethical hacking
  • Computer networks
  • Databases
  • Programming safely
  • Web content safety


Year 1 Computer Networks Web Design and Database Development Cloud Computing Principles Software Development Year 2 Advanced knowledge of cyber security Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Digital Forensics Elective Modules Optional placement year After your second year, you can opt to take an optional work placement year in the cyber security sector. Year 3 Risk Assessment Project Management Secure Programming Cyber Ethics Major Project Dissertation

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical classes. Further into the programme you will work on projects that involve developing systems and doing experimental work with guidance from your supervisor and industry connections.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students will also be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent (including English) .

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.
Cyber Security at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS