The Cyber Security degree focuses on protecting against cybercrime before it happens. Students will develop specialisms through modules adapted to match their career goals. Students will have opportunities to examine hot cybercrime topics. These include the latest security crimes in the news, as well as big data and Cloud systems which have both significantly increased commercial security risks. The degree combines exposure to emerging technologies and solutions with core ideas and principles in order to prepare tomorrow's security professionals. You will get a practical awareness of the key issues surrounding the design, analysis, and use of contemporary IT security systems.

The protection of all the data and information they hold is crucial since technology and computer systems are becoming more and more integrated with our daily lives. There is a greater emphasis on and demand for cyber security due to the fact that many organizations and corporations increasingly view the protection of online information as a crucial business concern. The specialized skills you will learn as part of this course will help you get ready for a job in a field that is currently experiencing skill shortage and is growing quickly.

Teaching & Assessments

You may receive instruction through a mix of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group projects, lab sessions, practical sessions, and independent study. Different modules have different forms of assessment and weighting. Each year, academic staff members use the best teaching skills, which are reflected in our evaluation procedures. The module information includes a section that displays the indicative assessment weighting and assessment type for each module. These are based on the current academic term once more and are subject to change.

Course Details

Course Module

Year 1 & Year 2

  1. Cyber Security Threat and Risk
  2. Network Security and Data Communications
  3. Database Security and Computer Programming
  4. Incident Response, Investigations and Forensics
  5. Security Strategy: Laws, Policies and Implementation
  6. Cyber Security Threats and Risk: Banking
    and Finance
  7. Cryptography
  8. Digital Investigations and Forensics
  9. Communications and Incident Management
  10. Strategic Leadership

Year 3

  1. Strategic Business & IT Management
  2. Advanced Topics in Technology and Innovation
  3. Managing Information Systems Change
  4. Dissertation Research Methods
  5. Dissertation
  6. Cyber Security Management

Entry Requirements

  • Age – 17 and above
  • CBSE/ISC/NIOS/All-State boards of Grade 12, American, Filipino, or ThanaweyaAmma.
  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 3 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Level 3 qualification in Computing or IT
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Relevant work experience

Certification

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded a Triple Qualification.

  • Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security by QUALIFI, UK
  • Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security by QUALIFI, UK
  • BSc (Hons) in Cyber Security by University of Gloucestershire, UK through IDM. The WUC is an approved partner of IDM for recruiting students.

 

Jobs and Career prospects

Cybersecurity is a fast-growing sector that offers a wide range of job roles. Consider the following in-demand positions you could apply for with a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity.

  • Information Security Manager
  • Information Assurance Engineer
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Security Analyst

Fee

For details please contact: +971 56 533 0333 , info@westernuniversitycollege.com

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