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Cyber Security (subject to approval)

City of Glasgow College

Venues

City Campus

Content

HNC Cyber Security is an SCQF Level 7 course incorporating the National Progression Award (NPA) in Cyber Security which aims to give students a fundamental understanding of how to protect networks, IT systems and individuals against Cyber-attacks and Cyber threats.

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. Employment in the area of Cyber security is predicted to increase fivefold in the next two years and there is already a shortage of people who are able to work in this field.

This course provides students with the essential skills and knowledge to prepare for further study or employment in this rapidly developing area.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus 3 subjects at National 5 at B including Maths, Computing Science or Physics; or NQ Cyber Security; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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