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Cyber Security and Forensics

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

Combining three of the most sought-after streams of computing, this course capitalises on the rising awareness of the importance of network security and is a valuable foundation to a successful and well-paid career.

Two years of general computing studies will lead you to the specialty areas of security and forensics, software development and computer networks. After four years, you’ll have the expertise needed to create and analyse effective and secure computer systems.

In the computing career market, the demand for security engineers is increasing. As a graduate, you’ll have the wide range of skills plus the specialised expertise in data security needed to move into a variety of roles.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering Science, Psychology or Physics plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering Science, Psychology or Physics at B plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you must 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including a maths based, science or technological subject.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

GG57

Course Length

4 years

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

10

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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