The fine details

This course combines theory and practice, with a strong technical focus.

The course aims to develop student's understanding of the relationship between cyber security, and the people and processes that it affects. It also looks at how cyber systems are intended to function, and how they might be abused.

International students can apply directly via our Online Applicant Portal.

3 years full time
Start date
September 2021
Validating body
Ravensbourne University

Entry requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.


Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above
  • International students will be required to have IELTS with an overall score of 5.5 or above, or TOEFL with an overall score of 72 or above.


Students will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical classes.

Further into the programme they will work on projects that involve developing systems and doing experimental work with guidance from their course supervisors and industry connections.

Key study topics

With an increasing demand for cyber security expertise to protect our society, this course is designed to meet the industry’s need for highly qualified graduates.

Through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions, the expert tutors will teach students to use the latest generation of tools and techniques to evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices, construct robust software, and evaluate possible solutions to overcome potential threats.

Key study topics include:

  • Computer forensics
  • Ethical hacking
  • Computer networks
  • Databases
  • Programming safely
  • Web content safety

Top reasons to apply

  1. Course is developed in collaboration with Amazon Web Services and AWS-Educate programme
  2. Learn to use industry-standard tools and practices for cyber security
  3. Access to state-of-the-art tools and taught the latest methodologies
  4. Learn to evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices, and analyse and evaluate possible solutions to overcome any potential threats



Graduates can progress into careers in industry, government and law enforcement.

Job title include the likes of security analysts, penetration testers, forensic investigators, cyber security engineers, cyber auditors.


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