Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

This course aims to provide you with a strong practical and theoretical understanding of cybersecurity, hacking, digital forensics, security operations and the underlying associated computer science.

The course is designed to help you develop skills in the following areas.


* Understanding who ‘hackers’ typically are, the techniques they use to break into systems and the way we defend against them.


* Learning how to examine computers and networks for digital artefacts, and how these can be used in a legal case, or as part of incident response.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

GG45

Institution Code

C85

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Technology. Excludes General Studies.

UCAS Tariff

120

[1] 4 qualifications for tariff points allowed (excludes general studies [2] Must include 40 tariff points in one of the following subject areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Technology [3] May also include AS level and EPQ

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C,C

BB/CCC to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Computing Science at Advanced Higher.

Access to HE Diploma

The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits in either Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Statistics. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 / C or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at Higher level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

in IT or a technical subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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