Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

This programme is not available to international students. Instead, international students should apply for our international foundation programmes delivered by our International Study Centre on campus. For more information please visit International Study Centre (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/international-study-centre/). The monetary value of data has led to an increase in cyber-crime, meaning computing professionals with cyber security knowledge and expertise are in high demand. You could make a huge impact in this fast-paced world with significant earning potential in roles across many sectors from law enforcement to the private sector, military or banking and finance, when you enrol onto our Computer Science with Cyber Security course. Our integrated foundation degrees are for those of you who possess the capability to pursue a degree but do not have the pre-requisite qualifications to directly apply to your desired course. The duration of the foundation element is one year, and, if you successfully pass, you will automatically progress on to the degree. You’ll be taught both the theoretical and the practical elements of computer science and cyber security. After all, many of the big challenges in the cyber security field use both computer science and software engineering techniques to find solutions or to develop the next generation of security products. You can also undertake an industrial placement in your fourth year, which can help boost your CV and make you attractive to graduate recruiters. Why Study Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? On this course, your tutors will encourage you to tackle challenging problems. Plus, research plays an important role in informing all our teaching and learning activities, and you'll find many of our academics are at the forefront of impactful research. The University’s Centre for Cyber Security, for example, aims to develop and demonstrate advanced knowledge beneficial to understanding and mitigating cyber threats. Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in a variety of roles (in organisations including BBC, West Yorkshire Police, Hermes, Microsoft, BT, and Amazon UK)†. Positions include software engineer, server and storage analyst, senior developer, research software development engineer, and systems security engineer – and you could too. †Source: LinkedIn Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerates or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Year 1 modules include: • Communication and Research • Foundation Mathematics • Foundations of Computer Science • Computational Thinking. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and practical sessions. Assessment is primarily via coursework, but includes quizzes, in-class tests, presentations, and demonstrations. Your module specification documents provide full details of the assessment criteria.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable skills or experience will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/pre-sessional-english/).

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


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 £17600* Year 1
International £17600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships

Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS