Cyber Security and Networking Foundation Degree

Fight the climb in cybercrime with our Cyber Security and Networking Foundation Degree. The global cybersecurity market is set to exceed $300 billion by 2024 (Global Market Insights, 2019), so there’s never been a better time to study. With this course, you can also gain additional industry specific qualifications.

About the course

Are you ready to protect the UK’s national systems from malicious attacks? This in-depth technical programme emphasises the application of network security best practices to defend the nation’s systems. We emphasise work-related learning and professional development by linking our course material to professional industry qualifications.

You will gain an introduction to networking as a whole and Linux, the open-source operating system that is industry standard for IT professionals. As you progress, you’ll gain an awareness of hacking and cyber attacks by learning how to attack and defend networks. Learning these skills will allow you to safeguard systems from malware and cybercriminals.

Each technical module is directly linked to industry specific qualifications such as CISCO, CCNA/ Sec, Microsoft MTA, Linux LP1, and more. These can be studied alongside your degree. Please note that there may be an additional certification charge for exams.

This course is subject to validation by Leeds City College

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pound symbol iconFee £7,950 Full Time or £3,975 Part Time (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2020
timer iconDuration 2 years Full Time and 4 years Part Time (on an infill basis)
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: G420 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full Time or Part Time