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Cyber Security

BSc (Single Honours)

Start date:

September 2024

You'll need:

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Foundation Year entry: 64 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS Code:

I103

I105 (If choosing Foundation Year)

Equip yourself with the in-demand skills to combat cyber threats with our NCSC-recognised cyber security degree. Protect the digital world and join the forefront of cyber security.

Did you know?

This programme is provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre, a key recognition shared by only a few undergraduate degrees. 

With numerous UK universities offering cyber security content, NCSC-certified degrees provide assurance of quality and help students choose the best fit for their career goals. You can read more here.

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Foundation Year

This course can also be studied with a foundation year (September entry only).

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This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.

Why take a placement?

A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.

How we support you

The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.

Find out more about how we'll support you

We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.

Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.

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Skills

This course will prepare you to progress and excel in various roles in the cyber security industry.

You will graduate with industry-ready skills in:

  • Security testing
  • Digital forensics
  • Security governance
  • Cloud security
  • Networking

We have aligned BSc Cyber Security with industrial programmes and associated certification opportunities (e.g., AWS, Splunk). Students may work towards industry recognised certifications at an appropriate time during their degree programme, allowing them to distinguish themselves professionally early in their future careers.

Learning

You won’t be sitting in a lecture theatre, but instead will be learning in interactive classes, working closely with your lecturers and fellow students.

This includes:  

  • Working in the computer labs
  • Seminar-style workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Project-based learning
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Assessment

You’ll be set authentic assessments.

Your assessments will be based on the real world so that you will graduate with the necessary professional skills. This includes:  

•    Portfolios of security assessments
•    Presentations, where you’ll showcase your technical knowledge to your peers
•    Team projects, so you can get the critical experience industry is looking for 
•    Individual projects of various scales and flexibility.

Your academic tutors will be on hand to support you throughout your studies to guide you to achieve your best. 

Career

You’ll graduate ready for a career in the cyber security industry.

Your future role could be:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Penetration tester
  • Security engineer
  • Forensic analyst
  • Security auditor

Wherever you want to go in the future, you’ll be preparing for the world of work from day one at Roehampton, with regular access to:

  • Career development events
  • Guest industry speakers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personalised mentoring and careers support

You’ll graduate ready to grab every opportunity that comes your way. 

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

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Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Entry tariff

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Foundation Year entry: 64 UCAS points (or equivalent)

 

Specific entry requirements

Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at A level/BTEC (or equivalent qualification).

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

 

Entry tariff

Specific entry requirements

Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at A level/BTEC (or equivalent qualification).

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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