Cyber Security

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


NQ Cyber Security is an introductory level course incorporating the National Progression Award (NPA) in Cyber Security at SCQF Level 6.

Cyber-security is one of the fastest evolving areas within business and government today as online systems make up the foundations of the digitally-enabled economy.

The course is an introductory level course enabling learners to develop a basic understanding of the fundamental tools and techniques of key areas such as Data Security, Digital forensics and Ethical Hacking.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and Computing Science or Physics, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview

Progression Routes

HNC Cyber Security or HNC Computing: Networking and Cyber Security

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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