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
UCAS CODE: 29N2
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 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.
Year 1 Modules
- Computer Architctures
- Programming Concepts
- Digital Technologies & Professional Practice
- Web Development
- 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, September 2019: £9,250 per year
Full Time International, September 2019: £12,000 per year
Full Time Home and EU, February 2020: £9,250 per year
Full Time International, February 2020: £12,000 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.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks