This accredited programme offers a multi-disciplinary perspective to the subject of Cyber Security giving students an excellent basis for a future career in the field. This is particularly crucial given the national Cyber Security Strategy and the current skills shortage in the marketplace. You will enhance your knowledge of cyber crime and information security management, including software development, advanced digital forensic investigation, multimedia networking and the Dark Web. You will benefit from links to professional and industry bodies, including EnCase Academic Programme, Cisco Networking Academy, GCHQ and the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. This programme will provide you with the necessary skills to understand and apply specialised security knowledge to recognise and resolve complex threats faced by organisations and government bodies. You will develop a rounded perspective of key security domains such as network security, penetration testing, digital forensic investigation and secure software development.
Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study. A lower degree classification may be considered if you can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||An overall score of 6.0, including 5.5 in writing is required. If you require Student Visa sponsorship, you will require a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9550||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£9550||Whole course|
|Republic of Ireland||£9550||Whole course|