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Cybersecurity

University of Sunderland

12 months
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About

Study a fast-growing and exciting subject. Develop the technical and organisational skills to make a difference to society. After you graduate the Cybersecurity programme of the University of Sunderland you can embark on a career as a cybersecurity professional in a flourishing sector.

Overview

The Cybersecurity programme of 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, looking at the processes, procedures and protocols required to implement effective secure and dependable systems.

Using the latest forensic analysis tools, you’ll interrogate data and systems, examining applications of cryptography, secure programming and defensive programming, as well as learning how to design a secure and resilient system.

This highly practical course means you’ll have the opportunity to experience the latest technologies and tools used in industry, giving you the confidence to be productive and effective when you go out into the workplace.

Career ready

There is a high demand for cybersecurity professionals and the UK government is investing £1.9 billion over the next five years in a cybersecurity strategy that will include automatic defences to protect businesses and individuals.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • Technology Management for Organisations
  • Cyber Resilience and Incident Response
  • Cybersecurity and User Experience Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General 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.
  • If English is not your first language, please provide English language proficiency scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sunderland

758 - 1438 GBP /month
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