Cyber Security

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


The need for cyber security specialists in the modern workplace is paramount, all organisations have an obligation to ensure that their network, applications and data is secure. This course will provide you with the skills to meet the industry requirements.

We will introduce you to Networking and what practices we can put in place to secure a Network from attacks, you will learn about programming and how this can help you become a better Cyber Security specialist, and we will introduce you to the laws that affect Cyber Security specialists and the effects that these laws can have on companies and individuals.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including Computing Science (Foundation Apprenticeship may be accepted in place of 1 Higher); or relevant Computing course at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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