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Cyber Security

Anglia Ruskin University

12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
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About

The Cyber Security course at Anglia Ruskin University will teach you how to identify new and existing cyber threats and determine methods and processes to minimise attacks. Gain skills in a real-life business context, by cracking passwords and wireless networks and testing web applications for vulnerabilities and security breaches.

Overview

Key facts

Cyber security is a priority for governments and organisations throughout the world. We’ll work together to explore how organisations and individuals can take action to protect themselves online from cyber-attacks.

We’ll begin the  Cyber Security course at Anglia Ruskin University by understanding networks and operating systems, how they work and the strengths and weaknesses of them. 

You’ll then think like a hacker, working from the inside out, as you recognise the threats to an organisation and its resources, and learn to implement and test secure systems.

Careers

Computer security is a fast developing area and your skills in computer, network and information security could see you working closely with lawyers, government, commercial organisations, the education sector and investigation agencies, as well as the finance and e-commerce sectors and national security organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Networks
  • Operating Systems and Virtualisation
  • Secure Systems
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Network Security Principles
  • Penetration Testing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It can take us up to four weeks to consider it, so we suggest applying at least a month before your preferred start date.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a first or second class honours degree in a computing discipline. 
  • Candidates with degrees in other disciplines but with relevant experience will also be considered. Such candidates will normally have worked for 3 or more years at a responsible level in an area closely related to the academic discipline to be studied. 
  • Such applicants will be interviewed by the course leader or nominated representative to ascertain that the applicant has the ability to succeed at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK students (per year, part-time) : £4,600
  • International students, (per year, part-time): £7,250

Funding

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