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Modern Cyber Security Suites
Excellent Subject Specialists
Industry Recognised Certificates
Alongside the HNC, you will be given the opportunity to train for industry recognised certificates such as CISCO, Sec-Ops, Networking and COMPTIAA+ Network+.
Analytical & Creative Investigations
Investigate through industry-led briefs and data to identify and track emerging cyber trends and issues in order to provide practical mitigation solutions.
Range of Workshops
A series of dedicated workshops in bespoke, modern cyber and computing suites, which encourages investigation and development of interests in subject disciplines.
What Will I Learn?
On successful completion of this course, students will have both a theoretical and practical understanding of a range of cyber security technologies and working practices.
- Professional Development & Study Skills
- Work Practice Case Study
- Security Programming
- Networking & Systems
- Server Administration & System Compliance
- Behavioural Analytics & Data Security
Where Will It Take Me?
The HNC is considered the basis for an introduction to a career in cyber security. The course has a mix of practical and vocational skills, along with linking basic theoretical concepts to practice and is ideal for individuals who are embarking in this exciting field.
- IT Security Operative
- Network Technician
- IT Operations
- Information Security Technician
- Organisational Security Auditor
FdSc Cyber Security (Truro and Penwith College)
The course is available on a full-time and part-time basis and comprises of lectures, seminars and practical workshops.
Assessments are varied and include employer-led assignment briefs, essays, reports, academic posters and exams.
Level 2: All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent will be considered) Maths and English at Grade 4/C or above.
Level 3: At least one of the following:
- AS/A Levels
- Advanced Level Diploma
- BTEC National Certificate/Diploma
- VDA: AGNVQ, AVCE, AVS
- Access to HE or Year 0 provision
- International Baccalaureate
- Irish/Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers
- 48 UCAS points from relevant Level 3 qualification
- Achievement of an Access to HE Diploma
- Work Experience
Considered on an individual basis through an interview process.
Duration: One year full time, two years part time
Location: Truro and Penwith College
Awarding Body: University of Plymouth
UCAS Course Code: l130
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