BSC (HONS) CYBERSECURITY AND DIGITAL FORENSICS (FINAL YEAR LEVEL 6 TOP-UP)

BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Final Year Level 6 Top-up)

General Information

Course Code: LDA/UND/CS/TOP-UP


Study Options:
Instructor-led Classroom Learning - Virtual Learning

Duration: 24-48 Months

Location:

36 Greville Street, 3rd Floor,
Hatton Garden, EC1N 8TB, London


Overview

The digitization is giving opportunities to malicious users, cyber attackers, and hackers to exploit business organisations, individual person, and government institutions. It is increasing the number of cyber security breaches and data privacy issues. This thing is demanding cyber security degrees. Business organisations are looking at cyber security experts who can make effective security plans and protect valuable data. Thus, this course is best for learners who want to become cyber security experts or security analysts and provide services in business organisations.

The main purpose of the programme is to help learners to encourage academic and professional development for working in various business sectors without thinking of cyber security threats. The programme uses modules for building this development in the learner. The Cyber Security Threat and Risk Network Security and Data Communications, Database Security and Computer Programming, Incident Response, Investigations and Forensics, and Security Strategy: Laws, Policies and Implementation are the modules.

The programme will develop cyber security skills that are required by business organisations across the world. The completion of the Level 4 Diploma will add a recognized UK qualification to learner academic achievements. It will make learners to business managers, cyber security team leaders, and business leaders. It also develops skills in learners in understanding cyber security concepts.

After learning, learners can apply their knowledge for solving security problems and finding ethical issues. The learners could also highlight the importance of a professional code of conduct and ethical standard within the workplace. They easily understand the cyber security environment within the business. They could make proper decisions for handling security issues and managing the changing business environment.

Entry Requirements: Entry to the qualification will be through interview and learners will be expected to demonstrate some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3, for example, A Levels or vocational awards. Learners may spend some time in an organisational role and shown they have the capability and drive to develop computing and IT skills.

English Language Requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security
Course Code: LDA/UND/BSC/DCS04
Course Level: Undergraduate (First Year)
Duration: 6-12 Months
Tuition Fee: £4000
Compulsory Units

  • Cyber Security Threat and Risk
  • Network Security and Data Communications
  • Database Security and Computer Programming
  • Incident Response, Investigations and Forensics
  • Security Strategy: Laws, Policies and Implementation

Optional Units: Choose any ONE

  • Cyber Security Threats and Risk: Banking and Finance
  • Cyber Wars

Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security
Course Code: LDA/UND/BSC/DCS05
Course Level: Undergraduate (Second Year)
Duration: 6-12 Months
Tuition Fee: £4000
Compulsory Units

  • Cryptography
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Digital Investigations and Forensics
  • Communications and Incident Management

STUDY OPTION A
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security (Final Year Top-up Degree) Level 6

Delivered and Awarded by: Anglia Ruskin University
Duration: 12-24
Tuition Fee: £14,100 (2020/21)
Placement Year: £1250 (2020/21)
Study Method:On-Campus Class-based Learning

STUDY OPTION B
BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Top-up) Level 6

Delivered and Awarded by:Sunderland University
Duration: 12-24
Tuition Fee: £12,000
Study Options: On-Campus Class-based Learning

UK University Study Pathways:Completion of Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security will meet the university standard academic entry requirements of an undergraduate final year (top-up) degree. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry. London De Academy only provides study pathways to progress directly in the final year of an undergraduate UK degree. Please note that the degree is delivered and awarded by the UK university.Feel free to contact our admissions team to discuss the university progression routes and admission requirements.

About Ofqual:The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England. A non-ministerial government department with jurisdiction in England. Ofqual is independent of government and report directly to Parliament. Any approved Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications from Ofqual are equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) or Year 1 and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor degree programme.

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