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Cybersecurity

University of Chester

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
12450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The security of computers, systems and information is of paramount importance to all nations. In response to security dangers, the Cybersecurity course at the University of Chester will give you knowledge of the threats, and provide you with the chance to gain the skills and expertise to investigate, police, and react accordingly, and to protect systems and organisations.

Overview

Why study this course with us?

  • We have worked hard to establish an expert capability in cybersecurity in order for you to fully benefit from this course. This includes several experts actively engaged in the field, who are able to provide expertise in investigation and cybercrime; in the practice of and theory behind exploitation and protection (security) measures; and in the application of cybersecurity aspects to business and organisations.
  • The teaching material of the Cybersecurity course at the University of Chester is kept cutting edge, and our techniques are extremely engaging, including real-world examples and practices.

Job prospects

Cybersecurity graduates are in great demand across a variety of jobs, including in policing, in the goverment and government-run bodies, in industry from small companies to the very largest, in banking, and in the military and intelligence agencies.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Professional Skills for Computing
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Operating Systems and Hardware
  • Cyber Legislation and Introduction to Professional Investigation
  • Foundations of Cybersecurity - Business
  • Foundations of Cybersecurity - Concepts
  • Foundations of Cybersecurity - Tools & Techniques
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Experiential Learning (Computing)
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Digital Forensics
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Conducting Cyber Crime Investigations
  • Further Programming and Algorithms
  • Enhancing your Employability through Work Based Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points - 112
  • GCE A-level - 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer - BCC/BBC. GCSE Maths grade C or above is also required.
  • BTEC - BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM, BTEC Diploma:D*D*.
  • International Baccalaureate - 26 points.
  • OCR - OCR National Extended Diploma - Merit 2, OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma - DMM, OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma - D*D*.
  • Please note that the University accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. A combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs will be considered. GCSE Maths grade C or above is also required.
  • IELTS - 6 with no score less than 5.5 in any band.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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