Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- 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.
- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start
- practical tutorial sessions
- Servelec Group
- Hewlett-Packard Ltd
- IBM Ltd
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. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Foundations In Computing 1 Foundations In Computing 2 Maths For Foundation Computing Study Skills For Computing Students Year 2 Compulsory modules Computer Systems And Networks Introduction To Cyber Security, Maths And Cryptography Professionalism And Employability Software Development Year 3 Compulsory modules Database Administration And Security Ethical Hacking And Intrusion Detection Project Based Learning Secure Network Services And Administration Year 4 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Advanced Penetration Testing And Information Security Management Enterprise Applications Management Project (Cyber Security And Networks) Elective modules Blockchain And Iot Security Data Storage Offensive Forensics
Coursework Exams Practical
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
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.
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
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. UK students may be able to claim financial support for the course.
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Additional entry requirements
Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.