Cyber Security at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

Join a new generation of cyber security professionals. You’ll learn how to manage security incidents and ensure systems are robust, all underpinned by vital experience in industry.  KEY FEATURES OF THIS COURSE

  • FACILITIES: Use cutting-edge software development tools in our industry-standard labs. Our Cyber Security lab contains a set-up used for investigating digital crime alongside a range of software.
  • PLACEMENT YEAR: Take an optional industrial placement year which will stand you in good stead for securing a rewarding job on graduation.
  • EMPLOYABILITY: Security is a vital requirement of computer-based systems. As the number of security-related incidents continues to grow, so does the demand for expertise in cyber security.
  • FLEXIBILITY: Benefit from the option to transfer to another degree in our Computing portfolio after your first year.
  • NO EXAMS!: We’ll assess you via other methods through your degree.
HOW YOU WILL LEARN Instead of exams, a variety of assessment methods are used. Some modules are assessed through coursework only, others by a combination of: 
  • Coursework
  • Portfolios
  • Assignments
  • Case studies
  • Oral and graphic presentations
  • Collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork projects
  • Computer-based testing
YOUR CAREER There is significant demand for skills in developing, maintaining and securing computer systems, as well as on the engineering side of security protocol development and research. This degree delivers comprehensive training and equips you with the personal attributes you need for a variety of careers within the cyber security field. STUDY OPTIONS This course is also available with a Foundation Year option.

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 requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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