Computing Cyber Security

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This course covers a wide range of subjects and enables you to specialise in the particular area of Cyber security. You will complete the HNC Cyber Security first in year one and then progress onto the HND in Cyber Security in year two.

Subjects include: Ethical hacking; Computer forensics; Security fundamentals; Network server operating systems; Cyber security; Firewall configuration; Linux; Cloud Computing.

In addition to this, you will also be offered the opportunity to study towards a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft MCITP and CompTIA A+ qualifications. These qualifications are highly desired by employers.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 1 subject at National 5 from English, Maths, Computing Science or a science subject, or a relevant NC or equivalent qualification. Interview.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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