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Computer Science for Cyber Security

Oxford Brookes University

12 months
16600 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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The Computer Science for Cyber Security programme at the Oxford Brookes University builds on the knowledge gained in a first degree. It will equip you with advanced computer science and cyber security skills needed to produce modern secure systems.


The Computer Science for Cyber Security programme at the Oxford Brookes University allows you to develop skills that are directly applicable to the workplace.

The teaching staff have a wide range of expertise in computer science and cyber security. We put an emphasis on live projects, alongside group work modelled on industry standard working patterns. 

You'll use industry standard tools and techniques in our dedicated security, server and networking laboratories. These labs provide a safe space for you to practice both offensive and defensive security techniques.

Career prospects

This programme allows graduates to undertake a wide range of roles in IT and cyber security. Common careers in this area are: 

  • ​IT security professionals
  • penetration testers
  • digital forensic investigators
  • software developers
  • systems engineers
  • technical analysts
  • IT managers
  • consultants

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research, Scholarship and Professional Skills in Cyber Security 
  • Enterprise Networking 
  • Secure Systems Architecture
  • Operating Systems Security and Development
  • Secure Programming 
  • Malware Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally hold a first degree, equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor’s degree, in an Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science or a related Engineering or Computing degree. 
  • Applicants whose first degree is not in these areas, but who have worked in a related industry, and have obtained good relevant experience and programming skills, can also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Diploma: £7,350
  • Certificate: £4,100

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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