University of Brighton

Computer Science with Cyber Security University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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The UK cyber security market is regarded as the largest in Europe. The increasing threat of cyber attacks has led to greater spending on security in all sectors, making cyber security professionals highly valued by employers nationally and internationally.

In response to this demand, our applied course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to design and develop secure digital systems that meet current and future needs. Designed in collaboration with industry experts it will also advance your understanding of software development, software-hardware interface design and artificial intelligence (AI).

You will gain practical skills through project work and opportunities for paid work experience, helping put learning into practice.

Our well-established professional network provides mentor and networking opportunities. Guest lecturers from industry share their experience with you, giving you professional insight to enhance your learning experience.

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 I100
Institution code B72
Campus name Brighton
Campus code B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 96 points Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBC–CCC (112–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range.

We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range. If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we may still make you an offer if you have a good GCSE (or equivalent) profile or relevant non-academic achievements.
A level BBC - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - MMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 24 credits Pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in computing required. At
least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Minimum grade of C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language, Mathematics and a physical Science.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points three subjects at Higher Level


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Home or EU applicants placement years attract an annual fee of £1,230. Many of our courses include the option of a salaried placement year. Standard tuition fees for full-time international students starting in 2018 vary by course type : Classroom-based courses £12,900 per year. Non-classroom based (laboratory/workshop-based) courses £14,040 per year Placement year £2,000 per year. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder (brighton.ac.uk/courses). Mandatory requirements for your course are covered by the tuition fees. These include things such as health or criminal record checks, specialist materials and mandatory field trips. Optional field trips, accommodation and course materials are not included in the tuition fees and you will need to pay for these yourself. Please contact the school that delivers your course about possible extra costs before you apply. The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2018–19. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
BN2 4AT


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