New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Cyber Security

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Course summary

TEF Silver

New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a professional computing practitioner, specialising Cyber Security. You will study Ethical Hacking, The Cyber Security Landscape, Principles of Computer Forensics, and will complete a range of projects.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI140
Institution code N28
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Standard entry criteria: Ideally, you will be working towards, or have attained, a Level 5 qualification (international equivalent 120 ECTS Credits) in a related discipline. You must be interviewed by the curriculum team (international applicants via internet (e.g. Skype). You will hold, or be working towards, GCSE (or Level 2 equivalent) maths and English (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants). Non-standard entry criteria: Evidence of appropriate computing and IT experience or employment within the sector. You must be interviewed by the curriculum team (international applicants via internet (e.g. Skype). You will hold, or be working towards, GCSE (or Level 2 equivalent) maths and English (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants). You will be required to attend a Higher Education Pre-induction day to assess your suitability to the programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
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 at New College Durham - UCAS