University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The UK cyber security market is regarded as the largest in Europe. The increasing threat of cyber attacks has led to greater spending on security in all sectors, making cyber security professionals highly valued by employers nationally and internationally. In response to this demand, our applied course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to design and develop secure digital systems that meet current and future needs. Designed in collaboration with industry experts it will also advance your understanding of software development, software-hardware interface design and artificial intelligence (AI). You will gain practical skills through project work and opportunities for paid work experience, helping put learning into practice. Our well-established professional network provides mentor and networking opportunities. Guest lecturers from industry share their experience with you, giving you professional insight to enhance your learning experience.
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How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 96 points||Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBC–CCC (112–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range. We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range. If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we may still make you an offer if you have a good GCSE (or equivalent) profile or relevant non-academic achievements.|
|A level||BBC - CCC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||Pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in computing required. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||three subjects at Higher Level|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Minimum grade of C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language, Mathematics and a physical Science.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|