London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

This four-year extended degree includes a foundation year (Year 0) that provides the background necessary for entry on to one of our digital forensics or cyber security based BSc (Hons) courses, and is aimed at those who have little or no subject background. The course is also suitable if you wish to change your subject area or if your secondary level grades have not matched your expectations.

**More about this course**

The Cyber Security Extended Degree BSc (Hons) includes a foundation year (Year 0), designed to prepare you for the challenge of studying at undergraduate level.

With greater advances in technology, the need for cyber security has increased. New threats surface constantly, highlighting the need for specialised individuals to help combat this danger and keep information secure.

You'll study core subjects including programming, networking, cyber security and mathematics, all in a highly supportive environment that will give you the confidence and knowledge to join the full honours degree course at the right level.

You'll gain the kind of solid practical, problem-solving and analytical preparation that gives you a strong basis for future success. The extra year really makes a difference, and many students on the extended degree have gone on to obtain first class honours degrees followed by immediate highly paid employment.

London Met has extensive facilities and world class facilities such as our Cisco labs, IT security and forensics labs, creative technology labs, our technology tower, and electronics and microprocessor labs. We also have connections to many companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle and IBM.

**What our students say**

"This course has made me to be security conscious especially when I am online. The lecturers have been great and helpful. They are always there for students, always willing to help."

National Student Survey

Course Modules

Example Year 0 (Level 3) modules include:


Cyber Attack Prevention

Computer Networking


Modules at levels 4, 5 and 6 are determined by the path you choose following completion of level three.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
5 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees
5 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 European Fees