Cyber Security at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS

Course summary

Qualified cyber security professionals are currently in high demand by business, government and law enforcement agencies across the globe. Graduating students from this programme will have gained the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to quickly adopt the emerging technologies and concepts in this fast changing field, alongside the professional and business skills, techniques and ways of thinking needed to be able to align technical security requirements with business needs. The Certificate of Higher Education in Cyber Security has been developed in line with recognised industry standards to provide a specific opportunity for you to gain a qualification in an increasingly vital subject area. The programme is for those wishing to develop a career as a cyber security professional, or to develop new skills sets that may enable them to consider alternative employment roles within IT services. The Certificate of Higher Education in Cyber Security programme will provide you with a fundamental understanding of how to protect organisations, networks, IT systems and individuals against cyber-attacks and cyber threats. It will prepare you for the possibility of taking professional qualifications in career pathway, such as Cisco CCNA; Cisco CCNA Security; and CompTIA Security+.


Module Title Code Credits Optional? Cyber Security Architecture IH4MD077 20 No Threat Intelligence IH4MD078 20 No Legislation IH4MD079 20 No Security by Design IH4MD080 20 No Cyber Security Management IH4MD081 20 No Systems and Programming IH4MD082 20 No

Assessment method

Assessment Method Level 4 Coursework 47% Exam 5% Practical 0%

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent) e.g. Functional Skills at Level 2 Applicants who can demonstrate a significant amount of work experience in the sector and hold a level 2 vocational qualification in cyber security will be considered on an individual basis

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

There are no direct additional costs for this programme other than the provision of stationery, photocopying and so forth. However, students may wish to purchase a laptop to allow them to do coursework more flexibly. It is possible to borrow a laptop or to get help with financing one if you are eligible for financial support.
Cyber Security at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS