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Computer Security BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Full-time | Cardiff Met - Llandaff | 3 - 4 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Cardiff Met - Llandaff | 3 - 4 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Cardiff Met - Llandaff | 4 - 5 Years | 14-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    G100

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    96th

    19
  • Subject Ranking

    92nd

    23 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    114

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.79

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Often called Cyber Security, this degree in Computer Security studies the technologies and practices designed to protect networks, computers and data from attack, damage or unauthorised access. The Computer Security course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to understand, apply and critically evaluate the principles that underpin Computer Security. It will give students an understanding of the technical and social perspectives, how attacks work, the likely threats & vulnerabilities, and the approaches used by the attackers. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to understand and design frameworks which contain the technical, physical and process controls that can be implemented across an organisation to reduce information and systems risk, identify and mitigate vulnerability, and satisfy compliance obligations. The course will also provide students with the knowledge and skills to conduct penetration testing and vulnerability analysis in business organisations; to develop secure systems and use industry standard tools and techniques.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

CCC

Details

Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two C grades

Tuition Fees

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£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

96th

About this University

Cardiff Metropolitan University is located in the exciting and lively city of Cardiff. It delivers practice-focused and professionally recognised education across its academic schools.

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Cardiff Met - Llandaff

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Western Avenue

Cardiff

CF5 2YB

UNITED KINGDOM