BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

Ravensbourne University London

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

Why study this cyber security degree?

  • Fight cyber crime (not all heroes wear capes)
  • In collaboration with Amazon Web Services and AWS-Educate programme
  • Augment your knowledge of cyber security tools and practices
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities and discover the latest methodologies
  • Take advantage of an unprecedented demand for cyber security skills
  • Address one of the most significant global issues of today  
  • 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.

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:

  • Three A levels, grade C or above
  • Three vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level three Extended Diploma, grade MMM or above
  • National Diploma, grade DD or above
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

IELTS

5.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, speaking, listening.

Career Prospects

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

Job areas include:

  • Cyber security consultant 
  • Security architect 
  • Cyber security analyst 
  • Information and cyber security manager
  • Software developer
  • Network administrator
  • Cyber incident manager 
  • Cyber project leader
  • Security management 
  • Penetration tester
  • Ethical hacker

Course Details

Year 1

Modules include:

  • Computer Networks
  • Web Design and Database Development
  • Cloud Computing Principles
  • Software Development
Year 2

Modules include:

  • Advanced knowledge of cyber security
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Digital Forensics
  • Elective Modules
  • After the second year, students can opt to take an optional work placement year in the cyber security sector.

    Year 3

    Modules include:

    • Risk Assessment
    • Project Management
    • Secure Programming
    • Cyber Ethics
    • Major Project
    • Dissertation

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