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Cyber Security and Network Management BSc (Hons)
Cyber Security and Network Management BSc (Hons)

Cyber Security and Network Management BSc (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440207
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£55,328.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • This course does not have a year 1 or 2 as the requirements are an HND Computing: Software Development or a similar Computing with Software Development diploma award.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

At Robert Gordon University the Cyber Security and Network Management degree is a two-year top up programme that leads to an Honours degree for those with a relevant HND. Almost every aspect of modern life depends on the efficiency, reliability and security of computer networks, from how we communicate with family and friends, to the functionality of a business’s operations.

The course is highly practical and will equip you with the skills needed to become a professional engineer or consultant in the design, configuration and management of computer networks.

The focus of the course is the underlying principles and practice of computer and data networks; emphasising installation, operation and security and maintenance of computer networks used in business.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law, ,

  •   CM3101,   Computing Network Management, ,

  •   CM3109,   Ethical Hacking, ,

  •   CM3123,   Programming For System Administrators, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   CM3104,   Computer Security and Cryptography, A, ,

  •   CM3107,   Wireless Networks, A, ,

  •   CM3124,   Managing A Network Group Project, A, ,

  •   CM3126,   Network Management Work Placement (Level 3), B, ,

Stage 2, Semester 1

  •   CM4115,   Computer Systems and Service Management

  •   CM4117,   Computing Enterprise Network Design

  •   CM4118,   Virtual Systems Support

  •   CM4120,   Industrial Placement

  •   CM4121,   Professional Issues at Work Placement (Level 4)

Stage 2, Semester 2,

  •   CM4102,   Securing Networks,

  •   CM4105,   Honours Individual Project,

  •   CM4122,   OT and ICS Security,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Most companies now have their own computer network systems which are vital to their operations. This applies across a wide-range of industries, including the energy industry, the health sector, banking and finance. These companies require specialist staff who can manage and develop these networks. This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to confidently undertake these roles. 

Aberdeen is home to many multinational oil and gas companies and associated suppliers such as mainstream software houses, IT providers, specialist software consultancies, and venture capital start-ups.

IS CYBER SECURITY AND NETWORK MANAGEMENT A GOOD CAREER CHOICE?

Robert Gordon University is involved in a number of commercial collaborations on a local, national and international scale with organisations such as: 

  • Yahoo! 

  • BP

  • British Geological Survey 

  • Wood Group PSN 

  • Accenture

  • WIPRO

  • Aberdeen-based software development companies

These links may open up valuable opportunities for you. Many of our graduates go on to secure positions with such companies as Engineers and Consultants. 

Your skills and qualifications will be equally as valuable in international markets, and there are challenging career opportunities in the development and management of computer networks. Some of our graduates have gone on to become:

  • Network Managers

  • Analysts or Engineers

  • Technical Consultants 

  • Computer Security Specialists 

  • System Administrators

  • General IT Consultants

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OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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