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Cyber Security

The Open University UK

12 months
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8300 GBP/year
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About

The Cyber Security diploma at The Open University UK covers a range of topics, which includes information security, digital forensics and system security concepts. 

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Overview

The Cyber Security  diploma at The Open University UK also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development. Cyber security is a growing concern for organisations of all sizes, and the industry is currently experiencing a major skills gap and global demand for cyber security professionals. Our industry-relevant cyber security diploma provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of cyber security. From here, you can progress onto our MSc in Cyber Security.

Career relevance

The modules in the postgraduate cyber security programme are for professional security specialists, computer specialists, engineers, technical managers and scientists who need to develop or update their skills and knowledge in the area of cyber security and gain a recognised qualification to develop their careers. They have been developed to combine theoretical and practical aspects of cyber security, to enable you to become an effective professional in the industry.

In addition, they aim to encourage you, through the provision of appropriate educational activities, to develop study and transferable skills applicable to your employment and your continuing professional development.

Programme Structure

Key features of the course

  • Brings together theory and practice, drawing on your own background and experience.
  • Provides a platform for further research studies.
  • Enables you to study a broad range of cyber security topics relevant to career needs and professional interests.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To start this diploma, you will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing, cyber security or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience in the area of cyber security. If you do not hold a bachelors degree, irrespective of your industrial experience, you will need to study a module from the Postgraduate Certificate in Computing (K22) to demonstrate your ability to study successfully at postgraduate level.
  • Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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