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.
2022 entry requirements
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.