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BEng (Hons) Cyber Security and Forensics - University Route

Edinburgh College

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  • Qualification

    BEng or BE - Bachelor of Engineering

  • Location

    Sighthill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This is a 2 year Associate Degree course with Napier University. Students on this course enjoy dual enrolment with both institutions and the benefits of being a member of both.

This Cyber Security will teach you essential knowledge in cybersecurity and securing technology infrastructure against cybercrime. During this course you will learn fundamental skills that underpin the technology we use today such as computer programs, websites, computer networks and databases. Edinburgh College has strong industry connections with Edinburgh based digital companies. These companies can provide expert advice, guidance and placement opportunities.

This course will teach you advanced learning on how to secure computer systems through forensic analysis to find traces of attacks or infrastructure vulnerabilities that could be exploited. You will explore common ways in which attackers perform hacks through a variety of real case studies and hands-on workshops in Edinburgh College state-of-the-art computer labs. This course will give you the skills and entry requirements needed to progress into HND and university levels of study or into employment in the cybersecurity sector. Edinburgh College’s computing department and computing students consistently win competitions both nationally and internationally. This course is highly regarded and recognised in the industry and sought after by employers.

The course curriculum is aligned to a variety of industry recognised vendor qualifications and can help you gain the knowledge to prepare to sit those certifications. Such as CISCO Cyber Essentials; CompTIA Security+ CCNA Security.

After completing year 2 of the HND with a grade B, you will progress straight to year 3 of BEng Cyber security and Forensics at Napier University.

Tuition fees

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£ 7,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Edinburgh College

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP, Scotland

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