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Course summary

Today’s society relies heavily on technology from governments to businesses. As a whole, we are becoming increasingly dependent on the internet to provide key services. This has resulted in cybercrime and the need for organisations to invest heavily in specialists to combat the threat. Our Foundation Degree will not only prepare you for your career but also enhance your knowledge and skills in cybercrime and information security management, getting you career-ready for a job in a growing field.


Year 1 You will study five core modules: • Computing project • Database design and implementation • Networking security • Programming and software development • The computing professional Then you will select an additional one module from the following options: • Computer systems architecture • Website and e-commerce development • Data analytics Year 2 You will study four core modules: • Work-based Learning Project • Operating Systems Design and Security • Cryptography, Security and Forensics • Network Design, Implementation and Management Then you will select an additional two modules from the following options: • Data Analytics and Informatics • Cloud Computing and Programming • Data Structures and Algorithms • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence • Games Design • Human Computer Interaction and Interface Design • Data Mining and Knowledge Acquisition

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Cyber Security and Networking at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS