This course is subject to SQA validation.
HNC Cyber Security is an SCQF Level 7 course incorporating the National Progression Award (NPA) in Cyber Security which aims to give students a fundamental understanding of how to protect networks, IT systems and individuals against Cyber-attacks and Cyber threats.
Cyber-security is one of the fastest evolving areas within business and government today as online systems make up the foundations of the digitally-enabled economy. Employment in the area of Cyber security is predicted to increase fivefold in the next two years and there is already a shortage of people who are able to work in this field.
This course provides students with the essential skills and knowledge to prepare for further study or employment in this rapidly developing area.
The course is delivered by lecturers with a wide range of industry experience.