Cyber Security

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This course gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in areas such as data security and ethical hacking.

By studying this programme, you will develop suitable competencies and industry knowledge to enhance a career in computing. You will develop other relevant skills that employer’s value such as, meeting deadlines, attention to detail, personal target setting, managing your own performance and that of others.

You will learn computer architecture, programming, networking, and professionalism and ethics in cyber security.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus National 5 Maths, or NQ Advanced Computing. Interview. Skills test.

Progression Routes

Year 2 of BSc Engineering Cyber Security at the University of the West of Scotland, or relevant HND course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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