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There are many reasons why Cyber Security is fast becoming one of the most important aspects of Computing. The monetary value of data has led to an increase in cyber-crime, meaning computing professionals with Cyber Security knowledge and expertise are in high-demand. This course aims to prepare you for an exciting and impactful career in the Computing industry. Many aspects of Cyber Security rely on the fundamental principles of Computer Science:
- Designing secure software systems
- Implementing cryptographic techniques for secure data transfer
- Auditing systems for vulnerabilities
Year 1 Core modules: Software Design and Development Computing Science and Mathematics Computer Network Fundamentals Project 1 Computer Organisation and Architecture Year 2 Core modules: Algorithms Processes and Data Computational Mathematics 1 Operating Systems and Language Translators Team Project Cyber Security Security of Internet-Enabled Technologies Year 3 – optional placement year Final year Core modules: Distributed and Client Server Systems Computational Mathematics 2 Artificial Intelligence Individual Project Advanced Cyber Security
Assessment is varied and includes coursework, log books, presentations and demonstrations, as well as formal examinations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
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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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||in a subject that is relevant to the course.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.|
In addition you must have GCSE English Language or English Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade C and B respectively if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
In addition you must have GCSE English Language or English Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade C and B respectively if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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