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Cyber Security

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Motherwell Campus

Content

HNC Cyber Security 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 a fast evolving area within business and government today, as online systems make up the foundations of the digitally-enabled economy.

In studying this award you will cover a range of practical, industry-relevant subjects including such as:

Data Security; Securing Networking Devices; Scripting for Security; Computer Programming; Digital Forensics Case Studies; Ethical Hacking; Penetration Testing.

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

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Computing and ICT