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Ethical Hacking

Abertay University

Content

Demand for qualified ethical hackers and cyber security specialists is rising year on year. Study our Ethical Hacking degree and discover the fascinating field of cybersecurity.

How do hackers get into corporate security systems? How do they ‘steal’ computer data? Can you build the right defences and stop hackers in their tracks? Find out how on this Ethical Hacking degree course.

The course combines computer networking, digital forensics and expert development as well as programming. You will learn how to protect data and information systems. This Ethical Hacking degree gives you a deep understanding of cybercrime so you have the skills to stop hackers - fast.

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

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including 1 from Maths, Computing Science, Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Engineering 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, Geography or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Computing Science and one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Design and Manufacture, Engineering Science or Physics.

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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