Cyber Security – BSc (Hons) Apprenticeship (Part-Time)

Course Overview

This computing course will suit students who wish to develop a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

This course is run in partnership with Wrexham Glyndwr University.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer, please contact our Admissions Team. Typical offer: 2 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications)

  • Career Prospects

    You may progress to a variety of postgraduate computer related courses. Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of ICT disciplines, for example: application development, software engineer, software developers, business systems analysis, database development and administration and information systems consultancy and management.

  • Course Modules

    Year 1 Modules May Include:
    • Computer Systems
    • Managing Data**
    • Computing Mathematics
    • Game Asset Development
    • Problem Solving with Programming
    • Information and Systems Engineering

    Year 2 Modules May Include:
    • Responsible Computing
    • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Cybersecurity and Forensics
    • Networking Scaling Networks
    • Server Technologies
    • Group Project

    Year 3 Modules May Include:
    • Network Security
    • Future Technologies
    • Ethical Hacking
    • IT Project Management
    • Project **

    Computer Systems
    Managing Data
    Problem Solving with Programming
    Information and Systems Engineering*
    Computing Mathematics
    Fundamentals of Networks and Security.

    Year 2 Modules May Include:

    Responsible Computing
    Operating System
    Data Structures and Algorithms
    Server Technologies
    Cybersecurity and Forensics
    Applied Programming.

    Year 3 Modules May Include:

    Network Security
    Ethical Hacking
    IT Project Management
    Future Technologies
    Project.

  • Assessment

    The programme will include lectures, practical workshop and tutorial sessions. You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme. Two modules have an exam and a research project is required.

Study Mode

Part-Time

Location

Neath College

Course Length

3Y

Fees

19/20 fees: POA

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