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Cyber Security (with Placement Year)
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Cyber Security (with Placement Year)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2605 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Our BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree is being prepared for National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) certification, so you can be sure you’re joining a high-quality, industry-relevant course. As a student at ARU, you’ll start by understanding the fundamentals of computing including computer networks, Linux operating systems, client/server architectures and secure high-level software development. You'll come to understand and recognise the cybercrime threats that organisations, and their infrastructures, face.

• Fees for Placement Year: £1,250
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

Entry Requirements

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Year 1

Computer Systems

Introduction to System Architecture and Automation

Software Principles

Core Mathematics for Computing

Cyber Crime Fundamentals

Year 2

Database Design and Implementation

Network Routing and Switching Essentials

Digital Security

Networking Technologies

Principles of Digital Forensics

Ruskin Module

Placement Year

Work placement

Year 4

Final Project

Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

Digital Forensics and Malware Science

Professional Issues: Computing and Society

Security Management and Governance

Software Security


Your skills in application security, information security or digital forensics could see you working closely with:

  • lawyers
  • governments
  • commercial organisations
  • the education sector and investigation agencies
  • the finance and e-commerce sectors
  • national security organisations

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