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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Cyber Security

University of Essex Online

8 months
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About

Organisations around the world have never been more at risk of cyber-attacks, due to the greater role that data and technology play across all operations. This PG Cert Cyber Security is offered by University of Essex Online.

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Overview

 This PG Cert Cyber Security is offered by University of Essex Online .

This short conversion course introduces you to a number of essential topics such as:

  • key trends and developments within cyber security
  • fundamentals of network security and information security governance principles
  • an inter-disciplinary perspective involving psychology that considers the human factor in cyber security challenges

Delivered completely online, it is easy to develop skills in this sought-after area while continuing in your current role. At the end of your course, there will be the opportunity to progress onto a PG Dip course or the full Masters.

Why we’re great

  • This course considers not just the technical skills, but also risk mitigation within cyber security.
  • There’s no need to download lots of different software packages – all programming languages are included within the tuition fee and all work is carried out in our online development environment.
  • No need to take a career break – complete this course 100% online and part-time.

Your future

There is currently a global shortage of computer science professionals and an increasing need for robust cyber security measures, particularly in smaller companies who are most vulnerable to attack. This course will give you a breadth of knowledge and skills to enable you move into this highly sought-after field.Graduates from this course will be able to succeed in a range of roles such as Entry Level Software Developer, Risk Analyst, Threat Management, Secure Systems Designer/Programmer or Information Systems Administrator.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Launching into Cyber Security 
  • Network and Information Security Management 
  • Information Risk Management 
  • Secure Software Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic entry route
In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Cert Cyber Security, as a minimum you must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.
  • Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Cert Cyber Security, you must have at least three years’ relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3741 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3741 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3741 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3741 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.

Funding

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