12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Develop your skills and academic knowledge in the growing field of cyber security through academic teaching, industry input and practical skills development in the Cyber Security programme from Sheffield Hallam University.


This course is ideal if you are already working on an IT environment, or wish to specialise in information security. You'll learn through academic teaching, industry input and practical skills development — and prepare for a range of exciting IT roles.

Future careers

This Cyber Security course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in

  • strategy and policy
  • information technology
  • forensics (computer, mobile and network analyst)
  • computer security incident response (CSIRT)
  • disaster recovery
  • incident and risk management
  • business continuity
  • secure coding
  • software design and development
  • applications development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Project
  • Information Security Concepts And Principles
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Programming Concepts And Practise
  • Research Principles And Practice
  • Research Skills And Dissertation
  • Standard Based Security Audit And Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You need:

  • a good level of general education with good analytical skills
  • an ambition to develop to a high level in the area of information security
  • a degree 2.2 or above in computing or a closely-related discipline. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
We will consider your application if you cannot meet the above criteria but have at least one year-s direct work experience in information security or a closely related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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