36 months
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13800 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

The BSc Applied Cyber Security (Hons) degree at University of South Wales is a practical course where you will work with industry to become a highly skilled graduate. Through projects and study, you will learn how to keep computer systems free of interference and find solutions to real-life problems.

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Overview

Attacks on computer systems and technology are increasing, making cyber security a growing discipline. With a shortage of experts to deal with the threat, graduates with the right skills are likely to be in high demand.

In this Applied Cyber Security (Hons) degree at University of South Wales you will work directly on ‘live briefs’ from industry, so your training will stay relevant and address current issues and topics. This hands-on approach will also enable you to gain industry contacts and understand what will be expected of you in the workplace when you graduate.

This Applied Cyber Security degree is part of the National Cyber Security Academy, which brings the University, Welsh Government and industry experts together to tackle the skills gap and create experts who can fight against cybercrime.

Careers

Graduate prospects in cyber security are very strong. Cyber security is one of the major challenges of the 21st century, but there is a shortage of experts. Researchers estimate that 4.5 million cyber experts will be needed to meet the growing threat from security attacks. The skills and work ethos you will develop during this specialist cyber degree will make you highly employable and ready to begin a career as a cyber security professional.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Crime Scene Management 
  • Secure Systems
  • Strategic Corporate Governance, Compliance and Cyber Risks
  • Advanced Digital Forensic Techniques 
  • Advanced Systems Security 
  • Incident Management: Assessment and Response
  • Final Individual Cyber Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer: BCC - CDD (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer: Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical BTEC Offer: BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical IB Offer: Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

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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