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Computing - Cyber Security

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus, Hamilton Campus

Content

HNC Cyber Security is an SCQF Level 7 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. The global shortfall of certified cyber security experts is expected to increase 20% to 1.8m by 2022, so job opportunities are excellent.

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 Higher plus Maths at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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