FdSc/HNC Cyber Security

The world of cyber security is fast-moving and dynamic, changing the way industry and individuals operate in an electronic world.

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(This video contains information about FdSc Cyber Security, FdSc Computer Technology and BSc (Hons) Applied Computing Technologies)

Designed to provide people with an opportunity to develop skills within the computing and cyber security world, and suitable for students wishing to progress from a range of Level 3 courses including: Computing, maths and Science/Engineering subject courses. 

This programme will equip students with an understanding of how to work as an IT security professional and provide the academic and practical skills required to specialise in their chosen field. Students will cover a wide range of subjects including digital forensices, security programming, cryptography, networks security and design, professional practice and work placement, alongside the opportunity for students to undertake industry-recognised qualification. 

The programme intends to also take a creative approach to studying cyber security and is unique within the Cornish commercial market, providing entrepreneurial skills to students. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Computer Security Manager
  • Secure Software Developer
  • Digital Forensic Examiner
  • Penetration Tester 
  • Intrusion Analyst 
  • Information Systems Auditor

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
FdSc UCAS Course Code: I120

HNC UCAS Course Code: I130

FdSc/HNC Cyber Security
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