Do you have an interest in cyber security? Would you like to start a career in one of IT’s most hotly debated sectors? This professionally accredited cyber security management programme aims to equip you with the skills you’ll need to plan, design and implement secure computer networks that can facilitate a range of vital business functions.
This professionally accredited course has been designed to give students the opportunity to study in a practical environment, helping them to gain a broad range of security management skills required by industry employers. Students can expect to use high-end networking and security equipment, as well as industry-standard modelling and simulation software.
Our EC Council certified security and networking labs feature a wide variety of equipment from Cisco (including Cisco Packet Tracer), Fluke and HP, as well as high-fidelity simulation systems like the market-leading Opnet. Students also have free access to our devices lab, where they can test their projects on a variety of different computing devices.
The academic team are CEH (Certified Ethical Hacking) and Cisco qualified, and draw on their experiences in the industry to inform their teaching. This helps to keep the course content in line with the latest changes in this fast moving industry.
Employability skills are also taught throughout the programme, and students are supported to develop a range of transferable skills that include project management, problem solving and analytics. Students may also wish to undertake an optional placement year to develop the skills acquired throughout the course.
What does this course lead to?
Career prospects in this area are excellent. Computer security is rapidly expanding and there is a growing recognition of the need for security specialists at all levels. Employers are particularly looking for graduates with the right combination of technical abilities and good communication skills.
Who is this course for?
This course is suited to those with an interest in cyber security and network security management.
The course will also appeal to those who wish to gain industry qualifications as well as academic, as the course includes the option to study for professional certification alongside the degree.