Coventry University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
As a result of the continuing digital revolution, computer systems are involved with just about every aspect of modern life. As the number of mobile users, digital applications, and data networks increase, so has the number of potential risks and threats, resulting in the need for talented professionals to secure and protect systems and data.
Our Cyber Security HND course is designed to produce high quality graduates who can contribute effectively in one of the highest growing sectors in the UK. The course offers real-life tools and challenges, giving you the opportunity to become an independent learner through practical projects and advanced teaching methods.
Key course benefits;
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which is ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.
In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.
We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.
Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.
- You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in London, Coventry and Scarborough.
Your main study themes are:
Independent and autonomous working: You will gain the ability to critically appraise a cyber security scenario, with a view to apply modern methods efficiently neutralise a threat.
Industry Adaptation: Factors that influence the technological industry, policies and processes which includes technology development, legislation and environmental factors.
Project Management: You will be effective and efficient in project management, time management and organisation. You will be introduced to a number of applications and processes to facilitate the successful development of management skills.Research
Methods: Critical analysis, reflection, information searching and experimental design in security, data collection, analysis and design.
For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||from a minimum of two A2 levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||The Access to HE Diploma to include 15 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DM|
Applicants studying qualifications not listed here should contact our admissions team to discuss individual entry requirements.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,350||Year 1|