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Computer Science (Cyber Security)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Year 1
Logic and Proof, Introduction to Interaction Design, Praxis, Software Development 1, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Computer Systems, Software Development 2, Web Design and Databases.

Year 2
Experimental Design, Programming Languages, Software Development 3, Web Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Database Management Systems, Hardware-Software Interface, Software Design.

Year 3
Artificial Intelligence & Intelligent Agents, Data Communications and Networking, Foundations 1, Software Engineering, Foundations 2, Language Processors, Operating Systems & Concurrency, Professional Development.

Year 4
Computer Network Security, Res Meths & Requirements Eng, Advanced Network Security, Design Implementation (Cyber Security), Proj Test Impl (CyberSecurity).

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including Maths plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Maths at B plus English at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you require 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including Maths and Computing Science plus Highers at ABBB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

G4CS

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Computer Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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