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Cybersecurity

University of Sunderland

12 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
7250 GBP/year
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About

This Cybersecurity course at the University of Sunderland will help you study a fast-growing and exciting subject. Develop the technical and organisational skills to make a difference to society. Graduate and embark on a career as a cybersecurity professional in a flourishing sector.

Overview

This Cybersecurity course at the University of Sunderland is excellent preparation for jobs in cybersecurity, which is a rapidly growing area given the rise in computer-related crime. You’ll study topics such as network security and cybersecurity in organisations.

Employment

On completion of this course, you’ll progress in some of the most attractive fields and industries as we prepare you for a range of cyber security jobs. Advance your career in a wide range of roles, including: information security manager, security analyst, security architect, security administrator, incident responder, security engineer, security auditor, security software developer and vulnerability assessor.

The cybersecurity course is underpinned by strong collaboration with employers, and it is further enhanced by the contribution from cybersecurity employers and external experts in a number of ways including a series of guest lectures, master classes and seminars.

Graduates studying Cybersecurity have gone on to secure employment with a range of companies and organisations including: GCHQ, (ISC)2, Accenture, HPE, BT, PWC, SAGE, Sunderland City Council, Northumbria and Durham Police forces and the Cybersecurity Workforce Alliance.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 
  • Technology Management for Organisations
  • Cyber Resilience and Incident Response 
  • Cybersecurity and User Experience Design 
  • Computing Masters Project 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance .

Language

English
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • We require applicants to hold an undergraduate degree with a classification of 2:2 or above in computing or a 2:1 or above in a relevant non-computing discipline, such as mathematics, statistics or engineering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Tuition fees for part-time students are £375 per 10 credits.

Living costs for Sunderland

758 - 1438 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Government Grants:

  • The Government offers several grants that don’t need to be paid back to help with the costs of Higher Education.
  • Disabled Students Allowance.
  • Childcare Grant - Full-time students with children.
International Scholarship:
  • £1,500 tuition fee reduction (undergraduates) or £1,000 tuition fee reduction (postgraduates).
Off-Campus Scholarship:
  • £1,200 tuition fee reduction for each year of study - Students applying for full-time undergraduate programmes at partner colleges.
On-Campus Scholarship:
  • £2,450 fee reduction for students applying for On-Campus Extended programmes.
Excellence Scholarship:
  • £2,000 for full-time Home and EU undergraduates with ABB grades at A Level or equivalent.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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