University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

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 and forensics.

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.

**What you should know about this course**

- This degree provides the skills to develop, maintain, and design secure computer systems.

- You will learn about the security needs of networks, users and applications, and master the forensic techniques required in the investigation of computer crime.

- You'll be equipped to understand and combat threats from hackers and criminals and keep data and personal information secure.

- This course is accredited by The British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for Information Technology. On completion, you are entitled to registration as a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP). The course also meets academic requirements towards Chartered Engineering (C.Eng) status. Chartered Engineers are degree qualified from accredited institutions and have gained professional competencies through career development and progression. By professional review, candidates can register with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer.

Course Modules

**Year 1**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Programming Foundations (15 credits)

* Object Oriented Programming (15 credits)

* Digital Systems (15 credits)

* Smart Systems (15 credits)

* Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits)

* Database System Development (15 credits)

* Logical Foundations (15 credits)

* Analytical, Numeric and Statistical Methods (15 credits)

**Year 2**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Professional Project Management (15 credits)

* Group Project (15 credits)

* Web Database Systems (15 credits)

* Computer Algorithms and Modelling (15 credits)

* Operating Systems and Security (15 credits)

* Computer Networks (15 credits)

* Network Security (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

* Intelligent Systems (15 credits)

* Systems Programming (15 credits)

**Year 3**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Individual Project (60 credits)

* Information Security (15 credits)

* Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning (15 credits)

* Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

* Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)

* Disruptive Technologies (15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £13,000 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science - BSc £13,000 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £13,000 Overseas Fees