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Course summary

In partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, we're offering you the chance to pursue a FdSc (Foundation Degree) level qualification in Computer Science, specialising as Cyber Security Technologist. The FdSc Computer Science course will provide students with a computing education in specialist modules that are linked to potential career choice eg within network and cyber security based technologies. The course will allow you to fulfil your potential by providing a Computer Science education that can be extended to full degree level studying at Staffordshire University's Stoke campus should you decide to top up, which is relevant, grounded in research and at the forefront of knowledge and practice. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: FdSc Computer Science


This course has nine mandatory modules. Level 4 study - Computer Architecture, Networks and Cyber / Business, Systems and Data Analysis / Introduction to Software Development. Level 5 study - Professional Practice / Digital Forensics / Cyber Operations / Pathway Project / Ethical Hacking / Virtualisation and Network Security.

Assessment method

This course is 100% coursework delivery, and will consist of reports, practical artefacts, in-class tests, presentations, and demonstrations

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6350 Year 1
Scotland £6350 Year 1
Wales £6350 Year 1
Channel Islands £6350 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computer Science (Cyber Security Technologist) at Staffordshire University - UCAS