Sheffield Hallam University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
- Learn about aspects of cyber security including penetration testing, systems and network vulnerability assessment and mitigation, ethical hacking, network intrusion detection analysis and prevention.
- Develop your knowledge in web security, mobile device security and management of security policies.
- practical tutorial sessions
- Servelec Group
- Hewlett-Packard Ltd
- IBM Ltd
Year 1 Compulsory modules Computing Projects 120 Year 2 Compulsory modules Computer Systems And Architecture 20 Introduction To Computer And Information Security 20 Mathematics And Cryptography 20 Networking Fundamentals 20 Professionalism And Employability Skills 20 Programming Fundamentals 20 Year 3 Compulsory modules Database Administration And Security 20 Ethical Hacking 20 Network Intrusion Detection 20 Network Services And Administration 20 Project Based Learning 20 Secure Networking Technologies 20 Year 4 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Advanced Penetration Testing 20 Enterprise Applications Management 20 Information Security Management 20 Mobile Security 20 Project (Network, Cyber And Forensics) 40
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example: CDD at A Level. MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 15 credits||Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language or English Literature at grade C or 4 Maths at grade C or 4|
We may also accept you, if you have limited qualifications but can show evidence of ability and a genuine commitment to studying the subject. Some applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview with the course leader to ensure that the programme is suitable for themselves and their aspirations. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/computing/bsc-honours-cyber-security-with-foundation-year/full-time/2020
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|