*Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. * Course summary
- Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to work as a computing security professional.
- Explore a range of cutting-edge systems, tools and techniques.
- Appreciate the role information security has in an organisation and how it can be implemented and managed.
- Attain useful certification for your career by undertaking the BSI ISO 27001 Lead Auditor exam
- problem-solving activities
- practical projects
- team work
- structured walk-throughs
- phase tests
- strategy and policy
- information technology
- forensics (computer, mobile and network analyst)
- computer security incident response (CSIRT)
- disaster recovery
- incident and risk management
- business continuity
- secure coding
- software design and development
- applications development
- Price Waterhouse Coopers
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Dissertation ( Cyber And Networks) Hacking Techniques And Countermeasures Information Security Concepts And Principles Information Security Management Network Security Research Principles And Practice Standard Based Security Audit And Assessment Web-Based Applications And E-Commerce Security Elective modules Computer Forensics, Investigation And Response Systems And Application Security
You need • a good level of general education with good analytical skills • an ambition to develop to a high level in the area of information security • a degree 2.2 or above in computing or a closely-related discipline. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more We will consider your application if you cannot meet the above criteria but have at least one year-s direct work experience in information security or a closely related discipline. You can apply for prior certificated credit or prior experiential credit for the course if it is appropriate. We consider any professional certification of a suitable level and other criteria related to your application. In some cases we may ask you to take an entrance exam. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.
English language requirements
Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.
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