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

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.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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.

Foundation Degree/HND
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

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,604 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

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. 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-time 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. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.

Provider information

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
BN2 4AT


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