|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015, January 2016|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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This programme is suitable for both the newcomer to computer security and auditing and the practitioner who wishes to further their skills. It covers relevant skills, software and hardware technologies as well as more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. Graduates will therefore be able to contribute quickly to the well-being of corporate IT and informational assets.
The programme includes an individual project, which includes a course in critical thinking and research methods. This forms a substantial individual piece of work, on a topic chosen by the student.
Though our short course centre opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Certified Ethical Hacker (EC-Council); EnCase Computer Forensics, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment.
* Project (60 credits)
* Audit and Security (15 credits)
* Computer Crime and Forensics (15 credits)
* Outsourcing and IT Management (15 credits)
* Managing IT Security and Risk (15 credits)
* Software Tools and Techniques (15 credits)
* Strategic IT (15 credits)
* One option from: Cyber Security; Information, Methods and Culture; User-Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)
* One option from: Distributed Data Architecture and Management; Project Management; System Administration and Security (15 credits)
Applicants should have:
A good first degree (lower second or above) in information systems, computing related or numerate subject from a UK university or equivalent.
Practicing professionals with suitable experience but without a suitable first degree are also welcome to apply.
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|180 (Grade C)|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.
This programme has full CITP accreditation (further learning) from the British Computer Society (BCS), the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the computing profession.This means that on successful graduation from this degree, you will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).
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