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The BSc (Hons) in Coyber Security course enables you to build upon your current experience in the field of computing – whether you’ve achieved qualifications in computing, or have practical experience, our 1-year top-up allows you to further develop your skills and gain a full degree.

Dive deeper into the world of cyber security and study a range of flexible modules that can be tailored to suit your goals and ambitions. You’ll be able to specialise in a range of areas such as forensic computing, cyber security, computer science, IoT development, distributed databases, networks and secure coding.

You’ll learn how to work independently and as a part of a team in complex, business-oriented environments that you’ll experience in the real world. Combine your current skills with industry frameworks, methodologies, tools and techniques that will prepare you to graduate career-ready into the world of computing.

Entry requirements​
  • Applicants for Direct Entry to this top-up programme will be expected to have 240 credits or equivalent gained on a related programme such as Foundation Degree, HND or Advanced Diploma acceptable to the college.

  • Mature students without formal qualifications, but with appropriate experience, may be admitted to the course in-line with the University’s admission statement regarding mature students.

  • Students whose first language is not English will be required to show some evidence of appropriate English language proficiency

  • Mature students will also need to demonstrate how they will benefit from the programme through the submission of a personal statement.

Intake dates

January, March, May ,July, September and November 

Duration and delivery

The qualification may be completed over a minimum period of 12 months using a blended learning approach. Students will typically complete in 15 months.


Study Online: £8000

Study On Campus (International): £12000

*Fees are paid in 3 equal instalments

Qualification structure

Students can choose from the following modules depending on the specialisation:

  • Advanced Topics in Technology and Innovation (CT6027)

  • Advanced Concepts in Agile Methods (CT6028)

  • Penetration Testing Certification (CT6030)

  • Cyber Forensic Certification (CT6031)

  • Cyber Security Management (CT6033)

  • Advanced Networking & Security (CT6034)

  • Managing Information Systems Change (CT6036)

  • Compliance in Cyber Forensics (CT6041)

  • Secure Coding (CT6042)

  • Malware Analysis (CT6044)

  • Big Data Analytics (CT6045)

  • Network Forensics (CT6047)

  • Emergent Cyber Forensics (CT6048)

  • Distributed Database Management and Data Warehousing (CT6049)

  • Cloud Computing (CT6050)

All students must complete these modules:

  • Dissertation (CT6039)

* Module exemptions for students, if applicable, may be given towards stage 1 of the programme following an assessment of that student’s prior learning (whether certificated or un-certificated). 

Awarding Body

Students completing this programme will receive a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management and a BSc (Hons) Computing award from Buckinghamshire New University or University of Gloucestershire.

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