University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Foundation degree/HND May enable applicants to start the course in year 2 or 3. Applicants who have studied before or have relevant experience: A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may count towards the course, and could mean that the applicant does not have to take some elements of the course or can start in year 2.
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
|A level||CCC - BBC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
|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.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level.|
May enable applicants to start the course in year 2.
Applicants who have studied before or have relevant experience:
A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may count towards the course, and could mean that the applicant does not have to take some elements of the course or can start in year 2.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
Review our English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|