Ravensbourne University London

Cyber Security Ravensbourne University London Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Ravensbourne


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Course summary

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Cyber security is how we reduce the risk of criminals attacking us online. As our personal details are increasingly being stored on laptops, phones, and computers, protecting ourselves through cyber security has never been so important.

Our cyber security degree, is delivered in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS-Educate - a global initiative providing cloud-learning resources to students and educators.

The course is designed in such a way that it will provide you with the flexibility and agility needed to keep pace with technological developments of today. You will gain first-hand knowledge and understanding of the industry-standard tools and practices for cyber security as this course covers a range of technologies including; computer forensics, secure programming, networking and operating systems, and ethical hacking.

You will be equipped with a strong understanding of cyber security through case studies, laboratories, workshops, and online resources. And, you will have access to state of the art tools, and taught the latest methodologies.

Once you’ve graduated you’ll be well-versed in a host of skills to work in this sector - you will be able to evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices, and analyse and evaluate possible solutions to overcome any potential threats.

*This course is subject to validation for September 2020 entry.

Course details


Year 1
Computer Networks
Web Design and Database Development
Cloud Computing Principles
Software Development

Year 2
Advanced knowledge of cyber security
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Digital Forensics
Elective Modules

Optional placement year
After your second year, you can opt to take an optional work placement year in the cyber security sector.

Year 3
Risk Assessment
Project Management
Secure Programming
Cyber Ethics
Major Project

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical classes.

Further into the programme you will work on projects that involve developing systems and doing experimental work with guidance from your supervisor and industry connections.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code I110
Institution code R06
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points From accepted Level 3 qualifications.
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Pass overall in the Access to HE Diploma.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 5.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Please note: Applicants who have achieved an IELTS score of 5.5 in two or more components (regardless of overall score) may be required to undergo a diagnostic assessment (unless exempt), and may be required to take our pre-sessional English language course.

Ravensbourne English Language Requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 * Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

New Tier 4 visa international students - £14,500 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ New non Tier 4 visa international students - £10,800 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ *All fees shown are correct for 2019/20 academic year and are subject to change.

Provider information

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Ravensbourne University London
Greenwich Peninsula
6 Penrose Way
SE10 0EW

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020 3040 3998

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+44 (0) 20 3040 3667