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Cyber Security

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

12 months
13750 GBP/year
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This Cyber Security course from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) seeks to address the cyber skills gap, providing you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of cyber security issues.

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Practical and technically focused, it's ideal for graduates of computing based degrees and related disciplines who wish to deepen and extend their knowledge in this area.

You'll study complex, mission critical systems and apply your learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems.  You will graduate well-prepared for rewarding roles within this field of work.

Why UWE Bristol?

Learn from dedicated, research-active staff with industrial experience and connections with industry. Hear from eminent industry figures as you develop the broad, practical skills you will need to succeed.

Through access to sophisticated equipment including simulation software and hardware, you will test your ideas and strategies and become an adaptable, capable security expert.

Careers / Further study

Graduates of this Cyber Security course from  University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will have the knowledge and skills required to take on senior technical roles within cyber security. You could go on to work within a large corporate environment or an SME, taking on a role such as Security Engineer, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Manager or Senior IT Auditor.

You could also go on to managerial roles in cyber security or consulting work. You might also continue on to a PhD in a related subject.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer and Network Security
  • Information Risk Management
  • Parallel Computing
  • Cyber Security Futures Emerging Trends and Challenges
  • Analysis and Verification of Concurrent Systems
  • Critical Systems Security
  • IoT System Security
  • Dissertation

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 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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We normally require an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a computing based degree or a similar technical discipline. It is essential to have a good knowledge of programming, you should describe in detail your experience of programming in your application.
  • We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirements, but who have relevant professional experience or qualifications. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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