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Cyber Security

Ayrshire College

Venues

Kilwinning Campus

Content

In today's digital age, the demand for IT experts is growing. With technology driving businesses and data security at the forefront, this course offers insights into cyber security threats and strategies.

Discover more about computing, IT systems, and cyber security. You will also gain skills for designing, implementing, and supporting IT systems across various industries.

Here's some of what you may explore:

computer system basics, hardware, and software; programming, coding, and software development life cycle; databases using SQL; causes and effects of data security breaches; digital forensics and ethical hacking; and, implementing security measures and countermeasures.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths plus one other Higher preferred; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND course such as Computer Science, or employment.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Computing and ICT