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Ethical Hacking BSc (Hons)

Abertay University

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UCAS CODE: GG45

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Launched in 2006, Abertay's Ethical Hacking degree was the first of its kind in the world, and is recognised as one of the UK's leading vocational security programmes. With the demand for qualified ethical hackers and cyber security specialists rising year on year, coupled with high starting salaries, there has never been a better time to study this fascinating field. Abertay’s BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking is within its renowned School of Design and Informatics and is accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.You will learn a practical and offensive approach, by deliberately breaking computer systems and building cybersecurity defences. The course combines computer networking, digital forensics and expert development as well as programming. You will learn how to protect data and information systems. Abertay’s Ethical Hacking degree gives you a deep understanding of cybercrime so you have the skills to stop hackers. Our links with Industry and recruitment opportunities are outstanding. Abertay is widely recognised as having been instrumental in building the city of Dundee’s place as a global hub for computing and gaming. Our rankings include:• UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC

To include one of the following:- Computer Science, Maths, Human Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography and PhysicsFor entry into Year 2 we would look for ABB to include Computer Science

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    153 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    46th

    10

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