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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree is taught by a team of Internationally recognised Cyber Security experts with extensive research and commercial experience that is drawn upon in a research-led teaching experience; providing students with an exciting opportunity to engage with world-leading research.The School has strong links with the general computing industry and specifically the cyber security profession. These links include the National Cyber Security Centre, Kaspersky and the Chartered Institute for Information Security Professionals, and seek to embed relevant real-world industrial problems directly into teaching. The programme is supported by an Industrial Advisory Panel that provides feedback on the industrial relevance of its taught material.Cyber Security is now widely recognised as an International priority with jacking, malicious code and data theft being just three of the many reasons why it is vital in the design, development and implementation of today’s It systems. This course delivers a view of security threats and solutions, alongside an essential background in wider Computer Science concepts. This is particular important in light of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021 and the widely recognised shortage of skills in the market place.Students will be able to make use of links to professional and industry bodies including IISP and the ISACA. There is the ability to pursue industry-recognised professional certifications such as the EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) as well as benefiting from specialised course material covering the legal and regulatory aspects of Cyber Security.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,200per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    1

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