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UCAS CODE: CB10

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- Combine your interest in programming, computer networks and security to become the cyber security professional of the future.- Security is now an essential part of business and the demand for highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals is increasing. On this rewarding course we’ll provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to build secure and compliant systems that meet the needs of employers, preparing you for an exciting career.- The skills you’ll gain on this course will be in high demand in tomorrow’s world. The cyber security sector is facing a significant skills gap at a time when threats and the legal and commercial consequences of inadequate security are increasing. Emerging areas such as the Internet of Things and Smart Cities offer new opportunities for us all, but also new vulnerabilities to accidental or malicious actions.- Cyber security is about understanding attack methods and learning how to protect individuals and organisations against them. We’ll teach you all about identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in computer networks and systems, as well as learning how to protect them against hacker attacks.**Why study with us**- Take part in our ‘Computing Challenge’, where first year students work as teams to design and develop a new app in a competitive and supportive environment.- You’ll get the option to undertake a sandwich placement in industry after your second year. Most are based in the UK, but there are international opportunities as well.- Learn from our Laboratory of Security and Forensic Research in Computing, which carries out internationally recognised security and forensic research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

14,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    100th out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 59%

    52nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    96th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    52

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