Cyber Security

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


In this fast-paced digital age, the security of information is critical across all sectors and industries. Recent security breaches have been widely reported and reinforce the importance of Cyber Security. The Scottish Government has identified digital skills as a key area for future investment and employment.

You will develop existing knowledge and skills in the analysis of current trends in cybercrime, penetration testing on computer systems, digital forensics processes, evaluating digital evidence and creating security strategies for small businesses.

Entry Requirements

HNC Cyber Security. Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

Direct entry into year 3 of a range of degree programmes at selected universities.

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

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