• Study mode: Full Time
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Duration: Two Years
  • Start Date: September 2021

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/4 or above and a UCAS Tariff score between 40-64 points. 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

  • Computer Architctures
  • Programming Concepts
  • Digital Technologies & Professional Practice
  • Web Development
  • Networking
  • Application Programming
  • Secure Systems
  • Cyber Threat & Risk Management

Year 2 Modules

  • Network Systems
  • Database Design
  • Information Security
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Open Source Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Intro to Intelligent Systems (Team Project)
  • Mobile Systems Security


How much does it cost

Full Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2021-2022: £9,250 per year

Full Time International, Academic Year 2021-2022: £13,750 per year

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

You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Enquiries Team:
0330 123 2023

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks

Teaching team


What are my career prospects

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