(FDSc) Cyber Security
Delivery Method: Full-time Foundation Degree UOG
Typical Duration/length of course: 2 years
Entry Requirements: GCSE English and Maths grades A* - C (9-4). Plus 80 UCAS points from one of the following: 2 A Levels A*-C , BTEC Level 3 MMP, Access to HE Diploma, or Relevant subjects: Computing, ICT.
Course Code: IOH5041
UCAS Code: I100
In this digital age, the amount of personal and sensitive data generated and stored online is growing. If organisations and companies do not have secure information systems, that data could get into the wrong hands - with potentially dangerous results. As such, hacking has become one of the most high-profile security risks to todays's businesses. Affecting organisations of all sizes and across all sectors, this has lead to cyber security emerging as a top priority all over the world.
Research from recruiters, Hays, has "IT Security Architect' as the most in demand job of 2018. The specialist skills needed for this, and similar roles, means there is a hugh skills shortage, with large salaries awaiting the right sandidates. This makes it the perfect time for you to undertake this Foundation Degree and set yourself up for a successful career in this exciting field.
This course combines fundamental concepts and principles with exposure to new technologies and solutions. You will gain a practical understanding of key issues relating to the design, alalysis and implementation of modern IT security systems.
On graduating, you will be well-equipped for a career protecting cyber environments across a range business sectors.
Alternatively you can continue your studies by going on to complete a full Honours Degree such as the BSc (Hons) Cyber and Computer Security.