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Cyber Security (subject to approval)

City of Glasgow College

Venues

City Campus

Content

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 3 subjects at National 5 at B including Computing Science; 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

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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