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Cyber Security with Forensics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.- Develop the skills to design and secure complex information systems.- Learn to respond appropriately to security incidents by gathering evidence and gaining an understanding of the legal and regulatory environment around complex information systems.After completing your foundation year, you progress to the degree course which is accredited by the British Computer Society, and accordingly includes a number of topics fundamental to all computing studies, including principles of security, computing, architecture and networking, databases and programming.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Cyber Security with Forensics course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other computing foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You will gain practical experience by installing, configuring, securing and troubleshooting a range of computer systems and networking technologies. You will assess systems for vulnerabilities, exploit penetration techniques, assess and implement mitigation solutions.**You learn through**- lectures- seminars- practical tutorial sessionsIn the foundation year, you’ll build on your existing knowledge and experience — developing useful academic, computing and IT skills in preparation for undergraduate study. You’ll benefit from innovative course content that allows you to access and use cutting-edge technology. Throughout, you’ll reflect on your progress, and build valuable communication and interpersonal skills.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.**Live projects**You will undertake an individual project which will enable you to develop your investigative skills in a particular security area of your choice.**Networking opportunities**We include seminars and workshops run by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and by employers such as IBM, BT, Satisnet and Citrix.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,955per year

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

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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CDD at A Level.MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    31

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