University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This computer science degree specialising in cyber security provides the skills you need for careers in computing, including roles in cryptography, data security and forensics.

Companies face an increasingly difficult challenge to keep data and personal information secure from hackers and criminals. This degree will help you understand and combat these threats. You will learn the science behind computers, including programming languages, as well as expertise in cyber security and data safety.

The course is accredited by BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, the industry body that represents information technology professionals in the UK. Popular career options for our computer science graduates include IT consultancy, software engineering, IT support, research and teaching.

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 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
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 £9,250 European Fees