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Cyber Security with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.Where the Foundation Year is taught at University Campus Aylesbury Vale all subsequent years will be taught at High Wycombe Campus (https://bucks.ac.uk/high-wycombe-campus)Today, all organisations operate with a potential information security risk and will need to implement strategies to protect their IT systems and data. The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of how to protect those organisations, networks, IT systems and individuals against cyber-attacks and cyber threats.During your studies you will learn the underpinning technical areas of software and networked systems as well as develop specialist skills in network security and ethical hacking. You will learn about cryptography and how to use a wide range of cyber security tools and techniques.Qualified cyber security professionals are in demand by business, government and law enforcement agencies across the globe. As a graduating student from the course you will have gained the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to quickly adopt the emerging technologies and concepts in this fast changing field, alongside the professional and business skills, techniques and ways of thinking needed to be able to align technical security requirements with business needs.You will be based at our University Campus Aylesbury Vale, where you will benefit from using our dedicated Cyber Resilience Centre.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,500per 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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Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the 3-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a Level 4 course, will be considered for the 4-year programme including a Foundation Year.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    109th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    94 39%

    105th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    17th

    2

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