Cyber Security

Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus


Cyber Security is an ongoing key concern globally in terms of protecting business systems and data from cyber threats and attacks. The HNC Cyber Security will provide you with a good foundation in a range of security related disciplines to prepare you for progression on to an HND, University or related work within the Cyber Security Industry. You will gain knowledge and skills in areas related to Data Security, Software Development, Computer Networking, Ethical Hacking, Linux Operating Systems and Digital Forensics. Delivery is on a full-time basis to include lectures, practical tutorials and self-study sessions.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus 4 relevant subjects at National 5; or relevant computing related Foundation Apprenticeship; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Cyber Security Year 2

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Creative Media

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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