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Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**With data breaches on the rise, the protection of our personal and financial information, and the systems that hold them, has never been more important. Our industry-designed BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year degree, provides specialist cyber security knowledge, and a hands-on ethos, so you're ready to fight cyber crime.**Cyber criminals are using more sophisticated techniques to infiltrate I.T systems. Many organisations throughout the world urgently need talented people to reduce their risk and help to keep their systems secure. Our industry-designed three-year course will provide you with essential computer science knowledge and specialist cyber security skills, delivered to professional standards and ready to prepare you for a rewarding and exciting career.The Foundation Year aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in computer science to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programme. The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with key subjects in computer science. You will cover the basics of programming, as well as looking at the detailed operation of computer systems. Furthermore, you will cover essential mathematics and gain the correct skill set for success on the related computer science course. Following completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remaining three years of your course (or four with a placement year).With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region's thriving tech community. There will also be opportunities to enjoy extra-curricular activities through our computing society, or take part in HackManchester. Salford is also part of the recently announced GM Cyber Foundry, part of the city-region’s blueprint to be the European leader in digital which will see GCHQ move some operations to Manchester. During your studies, you can also choose to spend a year in industry to expand your CV, apply your academic knowledge and enhance your workplace skills.Features• Explore the inner workings of programmes, operating systems and networks to understand cyber attacks• Study forensics so you can diagnose attacks and determine the extent of damage• Develop an understanding of cryptography to address security concerns• Learn about evidence preservation so you can work within an ethical framework• Understand risk management so you to actively manage threats rather than just solve problems• Build the skills necessary to study the full BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10

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