Develop the skills you need for a career as a cyber security professional, working in a rapidly growing and vitally important industry.
The BSc (Hons) Computer Science for Cyber Security (with placement year) blends core computer science disciplines with specialist areas of cyber security such as:
Computer communications and networks
The placement year in industry enables you to build contacts whilst developing your skills and professional confidence.
If you enjoy solving problems, are innovative and creative, and have a passionate interest in technology this programme is tailor made for you. Our graduates make a positive impact on society, not only through preventing and reducing cyber security attacks, but by applying the wide-ranging skills developed on this programme in other areas of information technology.
This programme shares a common first year with all our other Computer Science programmes (Computer Science for Games, Business and Software Engineering, as well as the standard Computer Science programme), allowing you to transfer before the start of the second year if you feel an alternative course suits your emerging interests or career aspirations better.