Buckinghamshire New University

Cyber Security with Foundation Year Buckinghamshire New University Degree level: Undergraduate

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The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.

Where the Foundation Year is taught at University Campus Aylesbury Vale all subsequent years will be taught at High Wycombe Campus (https://bucks.ac.uk/high-wycombe-campus)

Today, all organisations operate with a potential information security risk and will need to implement strategies to protect their IT systems and data. The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of how to protect those organisations, networks, IT systems and individuals against cyber-attacks and cyber threats.

During your studies you will learn the underpinning technical areas of software and networked systems as well as develop specialist skills in network security and ethical hacking. You will learn about cryptography and how to use a wide range of cyber security tools and techniques.

Qualified cyber security professionals are in demand by business, government and law enforcement agencies across the globe. As a graduating student from the course you will have gained the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to quickly adopt the emerging technologies and concepts in this fast changing field, alongside the professional and business skills, techniques and ways of thinking needed to be able to align technical security requirements with business needs.

You will be based at our University Campus Aylesbury Vale, where you will benefit from using our dedicated Cyber Resilience Centre.

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 CYSF
Institution code B94
Campus name University Campus Aylesbury Vale
Campus code B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the 3-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a Level 4 course, will be considered for the 4-year programme including a Foundation Year.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £12,000 * 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

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

Provider information

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Buckinghamshire New University
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
HP11 2JZ


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0330 123 2023


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