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Cyber Security (New College Swindon) FdSc

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    New College Swindon

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

With advances in technology, businesses, governments and society as a whole are becoming increasingly dependent on the internet to support key infrastructure and provide services online. This has seen a rapid rise in and awareness of cyber crime, leading organisations to invest heavily in specialised individuals to help combat this new threat.Studying this course will enhance your knowledge of cyber crime and information security management. You will learn to identify security breaches and implement solutions using the latest industry tools and techniques; studying the cyber environments of banks, high-security digital environments, ecommerce, social media platforms and cloud systems. Through hands-on experience in analysing secure networks and websites, you’ll develop skills around penetration testing, malware identification and ethical hacking.ProgressionOn completion of this foundation degree, you will be equipped to enter a variety of cyber security roles including cyber security analyst, malware analyst and cyber security software engineer. You may also continue your studies by entering the second or third year of a full honours degree, such as the BSc (Hons) Cyber and Computer Security at the University of Gloucestershire.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    103rd out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    110 46%

    91st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    92nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    62nd

    23

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