Cyber Security with Networks

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


There is a current skills shortage in the field of Cyber Security to defend against cyber-attacks. This course includes the NPA in Cyber Security covering the core elements of Data Security, Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking. Also included is the NPA in Professional Computer Fundamentals which is linked to the Microsoft Technology Associate programme, students will study Networking Fundamentals, Server Administration Fundamentals and Security Fundamentals and are encouraged the appropriate Microsoft exams as part of this course.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5, preferably including Maths or Computing Science; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

NQ Level 6 Cyber Security with Networks

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

Related courses by level

Other Qualifications

Related job profiles

No related job profiles.

Computing General

IT Security

IT Support

Related courses by level

HNC and HND Other Qualifications

Programming and Development

Systems and Networks

Web and Multimedia