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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Gain the much-sought-after skills you need to understand and react to security threats on information systems in a connected world.

Course overview

The security of computers, systems and information is of paramount importance to all nations. In response to security dangers, this course will give you knowledge of the threats, and provide you with the chance to gain the skills and expertise to investigate, police, and react accordingly, and to protect systems and organisations.

Why study this course with us?

We have worked hard to establish an expert capability in cybersecurity in order for you to fully benefit from this course. This includes several experts actively engaged in the field, who are able to provide expertise in investigation and cybercrime; in the practice of and theory behind exploitation and protection (security) measures; and in the application of cybersecurity aspects to business and organisations.

Our teaching material is kept cutting edge, and our techniques are extremely engaging, including real-world examples and practices.

Teaching methods

Our modules are varied in their teaching methods. The majority of your time will be spent in computer laboratories for the practical subjects. Small group discussions, tutorials, and student-led seminars also figure prominently.

Assessment

Assessment employs assignments, project work and examinations. In line with the requirements of industry, all of our modules have been designed from the ground up to incorporate assessment of key skills, as well as subject-related skills.

Job prospects

Cybersecurity graduates are in great demand across a variety of jobs, including in policing, in the goverment and government-run bodies, in industry from small companies to the very largest, in banking, and in the military and intelligence agencies.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 110 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    2nd

    48

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