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Computer Science (Cyber Security)

University of Greenwich
On campus
 2959 Points
3 Years
Start date
Sep 2024

Program Description

This Computer Science degree specialising in cyber security will provide you with a firm grasp of the science underpinning computer and software systems. The modules you can study include Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning, Computer Forensics and Information Security.

You will gain practical experience of developing systems using the latest technologies and techniques, as well as exposure to the latest trends that will shape the future of computer science. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to work independently and to develop and adapt your skills throughout your future career.


• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250

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Year 1

Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits)

Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)

Paradigms of Programming (30 credits)

Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)

Introduction to Compilers (15 credits)

Principles of Software Engineering (15 credits)

Mathematics for Computer Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Advanced Programming (15 credits)

Introduction to Computer Forensics (15 credits)

Computer Networks (15 credits)

Operating Systems (15 credits)

Information Security (15 credits)

Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)

Computational Methods and Numerical Techniques (30 credits)

Year 3

Advanced Networks (15 credits)

Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning (15 credits)

Final Year Projects (60 credits)

Computer Forensics 3 (15 credits)

Network Security (15 credits)


Using the latest generation of tools and techniques, this specialist degree in cyber security will provide the skills you need for career paths such as:

  • cryptography
  • data security
  • forensics

Career opportunities exist in many areas of computing, including:

  • IT support
  • consultancy
  • internet
  • e-commerce applications

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