This course will prepare you for a career in cyber security by providing you with an in-depth grounding in the multi-disciplinary discipline of cyber security management. It has been carefully designed to maximise your potential and prepare you to take up the many rewarding opportunities in the field of cyber security. You will be taught fundamental concepts as they relate to cyber security in technology, psychology, business, law and management. This will give you a clear understanding of the constantly evolving threat landscape and you will also gain the skills to build and manage secure systems. Furthermore, you will be equipped to apply the skills you have gained strategically within an organisation. You will be taught by experts in their field, each bringing their unique skills, knowledge and experience to this exciting programme of study.
This course forms part of BU’s framework of computing alongside the following other courses:
- BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
- BSc (Hons) Computing
- BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
- BSc (Hons) Data Science & Analytics
- BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing & Security
- BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management
- BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
You only need to apply for one of the courses in the framework. If you change your mind and would prefer to study a different course within the framework, you will have the opportunity to change your final degree title during your study with us.
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Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years full-time with a minimum 30-week placement or 3 years full-time. You will be enrolled onto the 4-year degree, but can opt out of the placement year
All subjects considered
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: 104-120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each 4 component, or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.