If you want to have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge for further study for entry into a career into the vast world of Cyber, then this is the course for you!The course provides you with the foundation knowledge and skills in Cyber Security. You will develop skills relevant to the use of Data Security, Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking so you become aware of the potential misuses of, and unauthorised access to computer systems, but who use these competences for legal and ethical purposes.
No formal qualifications are required; however, it is desirable that students possess one of the following:
Core Skills in ICT or Numeracy at SCQF Level 4/5National Units in Computing or Maths
Information and Interview Session Requirements
The programme offers you the opportunity to attain the SQA National Progression Award in Cyber Security.Units covered are Data Security, Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking.
Completion of the course may lead to progression to Advanced Computing with E-sports at SCQF Level 6 and future study such as HNC Cyber Security or entry into the Batchelor of Engineering Cyber Security degree (in partnership with UWS).