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Cyber Security (Hons)

Robert Gordon University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15040 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

The BSc Cyber Security (hons) offered at the Robert Gordon University provides you with the knowledge and skills to secure and protect critical information systems to the high professional standards demanded by industry. The course, with its strong emphasis on practical security applications, is designed to equip you for a career at the forefront of developments in cyber security.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BSc Cyber Security (Hons) you will learn how software and hardware systems are vulnerable to attack, and gain practical skills in how to defeat malicious threats. You will be equipped with the knowledge and experience required to gain industry-approved external professional certifications in networking and security to augment your Honours degree. This will form the basis of your career as a professional Cyber Security Specialist who can work effectively to protect critical systems from internal and external threats. 

91% of graduates of this course go on to work and/or study six months after finishing the course

Job Prospects

The course prepares you for a career in as a Cyber Security Specialist. There is a large and growing demand for graduates who have the ability to secure computing networks and protect the critical information systems of businesses and government organisations. As a graduate of the course you could find employment in a variety of areas from the financial sector, commercial or industrial companies to the national security services. Possible employment opportunities include: IT Security Engineer, Information and Data Security Analyst, Network Manager, IT Security Developer, IT Risk and Fraud Specialist and E-business Security Analyst, Digital Forensics Expert.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Problem Solving and Modelling
  • Problem Solving And Modelling
  • Computer Systems and Networking
  • Object Oriented Programming

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
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).
6
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC and two further passes to include English and Maths at National 5 grade C or above if not held at Higher. Applicants who have successfully completed two Advanced Highers (or equivalent), including Computing and another numerate subject, may be eligible.
  • GCE A Level: BCC and two further passes to include English and Maths at GCSE grade 5/C if not held at A Level.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H3H3H3 and two further passes to include English and Maths at grade O3 or above if not held at Higher.
  • IB Diploma: 27 to include a pass in Standard Level English and Maths at grade 4 or above if not held at Higher Level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15040 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Rest of UK Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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