This cyber security course is designed to train tomorrow’s security professionals, combining fundamental concepts and principles with exposure to new technologies and solutions. Students will gain a practical understanding of key issues relating to the design, analysis and implementation of modern IT security systems. The course will develop students’ ability to recognise the legal, social, ethical and professional issues involved in the exploitation of Cyber Security technology and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices. The course is designed to meet industry needs/job market demands, and produce graduates who are informed and suitably equipped to meet the needs of the industry. Students who study for this cyber security degree will:
- build the skills needed to tackle modern secure systems
- develop an appreciation of commercial and open-source cyber security equipment, software and services
- learn management and applications central to cyber security issues
- develop interpersonal skills and business acumen.
Year 1 Computer Architecture Programming Maths for Computing Algorithms and Data Types Information Systems and Databases (ISDB) Cyber Security in Society Year 2 Applied Cryptography Theory of Computation Artificial Intelligence Network & Security Cyber Threat Analysis Group Research Project Year 3 Enterprise Security Management Cyber Crime Machine Learning Advanced Topics in Cyber Security Project
A mix of practical and written assessments. Assessments can also be in the form of presentations, portfolios, in-class tests and examinations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- City Centre Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).|
We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is at a level B2 in accordance to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). We require a level B2 standard in all of the elements: • reading • writing • speaking • listening
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website
Cardiff and Vale College
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