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Ethical Hacking

Abertay University

Content

Cybercrime is a growing threat. Consequently, the world is seeing a rapid increase in the demand for ethical hackers – experts who break into computer systems and networks in order to find and fix security weaknesses.

Since launching the world’s first Ethical Hacking degree in 2006, Abertay University has been at the forefront of new developments in cybersecurity, producing highly-skilled and in-demand graduates.

This course is accredited by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including 1 from Maths, Computing Science, Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at ABB including 1 from Maths, Computing Science, Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Computing Science.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

GG45

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Design and Informatics

Department

Cyber Security

SCQF Level

10

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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