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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • 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

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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12,750per 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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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

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

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 113 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    54
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    6th

    4

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