Cyber Security (subject to approval)

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


HND Cyber Security is an SCQF Level 8 course which will teach you how to protect networks, IT systems and individuals against Cyber-attacks and Cyber threats, and to understand your legal, ethical and professional responsibilities.

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 you with in-depth skills and knowledge to prepare for further study or employment in this rapidly developing area. The course is delivered by lecturers with a wide range of industry experience.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus 2 subjects at National 5, or NQ Cyber Security, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 entry to a relevant degree course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT