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Cyber Security and Forensics

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

This course has been awarded full undergraduate certification from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – the first undergraduate course in the UK to achieve full accreditation.

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

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you must 3 Advanced Highers at BBC plus National 5 English and Maths.

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