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Cyber Security & Digital Forensics (with Sandwich Year) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This degree is aligned with industry recognised certifications (for example, AccessData Certified Examiner), giving you a career head start.– Kingston University is No.2 in London for Computing and Information Systems (Guardian League Table 2021).– Kingston has a dedicated cyber security and digital forensics lab, with access to specialist resources.– You’ll have access to software and tools widely used in the cybersecurity industry (such as Splunk, Nessus, Kali Linux).**About this course**Have you considered a career at the cutting-edge of the fight against cyber crime? There is an increasing demand for skilled cyber security professionals with expertise that this course offers.On this course, you’ll study how computers can be used to prevent and solve crime. You’ll develop web technology programming skills and study specialised tools and operating system environments. You’ll examine encryption algorithms, public-key cryptography, network security, endpoint security and digital forensics. Through research and development projects you’ll be able to showcase your knowledge and skills to employers. Project themes include security and vulnerability analysis, mobile app security and cyber intelligence analysis.Practical studies include ethical hacking (such as password cracking, vulnerability scanning, social engineering and system exploits) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) functions, such as threat intelligence, threat hunting, SIEMs and incident response.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,400per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 113 17

    32nd out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 47%

    102nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    55th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    29
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    96 51%

    28th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    22nd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    29th

    8

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