This program is intended to promote academic and professional growth so that your students advance to realize not only their own potential but also that of organizations in a wide range of sectors. The program's goal is to give students who want to advance their basic competencies in the field of risk management and cyber security a professional path. The Diploma, a prestigious UK credential, aims to help students get the cyber security expertise that businesses around the world demand. The certification aims to create and provide learning that is suited for that industry in order to grow the team leaders, managers, and leaders in cyber security of the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • The ability to read and utilise relevant technical and security literature (including threat intelligence feeds) with a full understanding; the ability to think independently and solve potential overarching cyber security issues within a business or organisation
  • Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems in the cyber security and digital risk management domains
  • Recognising the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct, including in relation to conducting investigations, audits and incident responses
  • An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of cyber security within business and service provision and wider operating environments and supply chains
  • Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way; engage in credible debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists in relation to cyber security related issues and challenges
  • Transferable skills and knowledge – including Project Management and Incident Response – which will enable individuals to meet changing environments and risks
  • Motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career
  • Instill and embed a sense of understanding and respect of the global nature of the cyber threat environment; as well as the criticality of respecting, anticipating and learning from diverse, international business practices and the global operating context.

Course Details

Course Module

  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 & Finance

Entry Requirements

  • Qualifications at Level 3 and/or
  • Some technical and risk management experience in a computing or security business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals
  • A Level 4 qualification in another discipline and who want to develop their careers in cyber security

Certification

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security by QUALIFI, UK.

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security qualification, Learners may progress to:

  • A QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession

Fee

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

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