Course overview

  • Starts: 2022
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: I110
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £16,500

Ideal for: aspiring digital security analysts and engineers who wish to scrutinise and find solutions to security issues and cyber crime

Lead the fight against cyber crime.

Become a cyber crime-fighter with this new, forward-thinking degree in London. Delivered in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the course explores a range of technologies utilised in cyber security, including computer forensics, networking and operating systems, secure programming and ethical hacking.

Why study this cyber security degree?

  1. Fight cyber crime (not all heroes wear capes)
  2. In collaboration with Amazon Web Services and AWS-Educate programme
  3. Augment your knowledge of cyber security tools and practices
  4. Access state-of-the-art facilities and discover the latest methodologies
  5. Take advantage of an unprecedented demand for cyber security skills
  6. Address one of the most significant global issues of today  
  7. Help protect our society, economy, national security and privacy 

Criminal attacks on data have become an everyday concern. With more and more personal details being stored on computers, laptops, phones and online, protecting ourselves, our businesses and customers through cyber security has never been more important.

This unique cyber security degree, developed in partnership with AWS Educate and aligned with NCSC CyBoK 1.0, will jumpstart your career in cyber security. In leaving Ravensbourne University London, you will be able to successfully evaluate cyber security issues, recognise best practices and analyse possible solutions to overcoming cyber threats.

This cloud computing degree combines theory and practice with a strong technical focus. With unprecedented demand for cyber security expertise to protect our society, economy, national security and critical infrastructure, this course is designed to meet the industry’s need for highly qualified graduates. 

Through lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions, your expert tutors will teach you to use the latest generation of cyber security tools and techniques. You will evaluate key issues, extract and analyse digital evidence from computer systems and networks, recognise best practices, construct robust software and evaluate possible solutions to negate potential threats.

Key study topics

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

The specifics

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Facilities

Our facilities are open to every student

Our facilities are open to every student

One of the best things about our facilities is that they are open to all students no matter what course they are studying.

Watch the video and then scroll through the gallery to see what else you could use.

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iMac suite at Ravensbourne

iMac suite at Ravensbourne University - ideal for design students and computing students.

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Materials library Ravensbourne

Materials library Ravensbourne

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Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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