Cyber Security (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview Security is now a crucial part of business. Our Cyber Security Foundation Year degree gives you the highly sought-after skills and knowledge to build secure and compliant systems. Why study with us

  • You’ll have access to specialist computing labs with the latest cyber security open source and commercial tools.
  • You’ll also develop important workplace skills including logical thought, independent learning, teamwork, ethical practice and communication.
  • You’ll get involved in our ‘Computing Challenge,’ where you get to design and develop a new app and create a marketing campaign to promote it.
What you'll do
  • Security professionals are in high demand as cyber security becomes a priority for businesses and organisations.
  • You’ll be taught by staff with a wide variety of industrial and research backgrounds.
  • You’ll develop an understanding of attack methods and learn how to protect individuals and organisations against them.
  • We are an Educational Member of the British Computer Society providing benefits to our students such a free BCS membership for the duration of their Computer Science course. This help connections with the tech industry through BCS mentors, enables access to bespoke events with industry experts, as well as interactive career tools include CV writer, interview simulator, personal assessments and e-learning.
Future Careers On our Cyber Security Foundation Year degree you’ll be able to turn your interest in programming computer networks and security into a rewarding career.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Cyber Security (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS