Cyber Security with Digital Forensics (with Foundation Year option), Bournemouth University (BU)

Bournemouth University (BU) the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 5 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 17595 per year

All study options

About Cyber Security with Digital Forensics (with Foundation Year option) at Bournemouth University (BU)

Interested in using ethical hacking to identify security problems, and developing solutions that fix them?

Why study BSc (Hons) Cyber Security with Digital Forensics at BU?

  • Develop the versatility and personal qualities to manage, implement and assess the security of business activities in a global context 
  • Build and improve your applied technical skills to weaponise technology to prevent or respond to security incidents in any organisation
  • Engage in a series of practical, industry-focused tasks and co-participate in a range of research projects, not only with BU staff but experts from other institutions and industries in the UK and the world 
  • Gain valuable work experience on your placement if you choose to take one. 
  • You’ll be qualified to work as an IT security professional in all sectors where cyber security plays a critical role
  • Typical graduation roles include police digital forensics investigator, digital forensics consultant, mobile security advisor, information security analyst or cyber security analyst. 

Course accreditation

Accreditation by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) provides an indicator of quality and can help you work towards Chartered IT Professional status. You’ll have the chance to complete Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification courses during your degree. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 5 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17595 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • September 2022: £9,250 (UK, ROI & CI) £17,595 (Int'l) per year
  • Placement year: £1,850

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2023 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Foundation Year: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points and GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics grade 4.

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry onto Year 1 for September 2022 and September 2023 entry:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

We offer a number of preparatory programmes through Bournemouth University International College. These courses offer you progression from High School in your home country to a Bachelor’s degree at BU.

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components) or equivalent.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University (BU) to prepare for your chosen course:

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