• Study mode: Full Time
  • Location: Uni Campus Aylesbury Vale
  • Duration: Two Years
  • Start Date: September 2017

Course Overview

This exciting programme in cyber security has been developed with industry so that it matches employer requirements.  If you want to develop your understanding and key skills in this dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and demand-led area then this is the course for you.

What will this course cover?

With a clear focus on developing your confidence and capabilities in cyber security, this programme will equip you with the necessary skills and information to progress your career in this or related areas either through further study or in the work place.

The programme is two years full-time leading to an FdSc qualification in Cyber Security. It's content is based on industry frameworks, in particular the IISP Information Security Skills Framework, and has been developed in partnership with Prolinx and modules cover the following areas:

- Cyber threat and risk
- Information Security Management
- Implementing Secure Systems
- Operational Security Management
- Incident Management
- Audit and Review
- Business Continuity Management
- Managing a Secure Business

Course Details


What are the course entry requirements?

A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and a UCAS Tariff score of 40-56. A minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Course Modules

Year 1 Modules

  • Cyber Threat and Risk
  • Implementing Secure Systems
  • Information Security Management
  • Operational Security Management

Year 2 Modules

  • Audit and Review
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Incident Management
  • Managing a Secure Business


How much does it cost

Fees for September 2017 to August 2018 entry

Full Time Home and EU: £6,000 per year

Full Time International: £10,500 per year

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years may rise in line with inflation, course delivery costs or subject to government regulations.

For information on financial assistance to support your learning, visit our Undergraduate Fees and Funding section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Student Centre on:
01494 603 020

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applynow