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Computer Science (Cyber Security) BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Gain a solid grounding in the key themes that underpin contemporary computer science to explore advanced topics in cyber security. From cryptography to the design of secure systems, you will develop the techniques required to implement secure IT solutions in this highly specialised and sought-after field.**Why choose this course?** - Accredited by the British Computer Society - The Chartered Institute for IT- Gain recognition of your specialism in Cyber Security named in your degree title- All necessary mathematics knowledge is provided within relevant modules- Gain first-hand experience in industry with our Placement Year option- Access a wide range of equipment including supercomputer facilities, a VR lab and a Maker SpaceAs the world is becoming more connected and companies reliant on data to inform their strategies, cyber security, privacy, and risk management roles are essential to help businesses prevent cyber attacks by protecting the security of their information. Our Computer Science (Cyber Security) BSc will enable you to gain a sound academic grounding in the discipline of Computer Science, an understanding of the professional issues relevant to your future working life and specialist knowledge in cyber security - informed by our own research and industry trends.Your final year will culminate with the opportunity to deep dive into research focused modules (including a final year research project) relating to the specialist area of cyber security. You will learn how to identify the major types of cybercrime and implement counter-measures to protect against them and explore the laws relating to the major forms of cybercrime and cyber security. The knowledge and skills acquired from this programme will enable you to protect information systems from unauthorised access, harm or misuse.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university.We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level.Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

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25 January

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 114 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 54%

    62nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91.0 91%

    22nd

    65
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    68th

    11

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