Cyber Security (BSc (Hons))

University of West London the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 6935

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 11500

All study options

About Cyber Security at University of West London

Course summary

Cyber Security skills have never been in higher demand, so we've developed this degree to meet the industry need. UWL's School of Computing and Engineering has partnered with industry leaders to provide you with a course that will give you the foundation and skills needed to become an expert in the field.

Why choose this course?
This course combines theory and practice, balancing cutting-edge security technologies and solutions with concepts and principles of the field.

As a member of the Amazon Web Services Academy program, we will integrate the curriculum developed and maintained by Amazon into the course. This means you'll be exposed to the state-of-the-art security technologies and solutions developed by world-leading IT industry.

The School of Computing and Engineering was voted best modern university for this discipline in the National Student Survey 2015, giving your degree the competitive edge.

Our membership of the Academic Developer Programme and Alliance of leading firms is further testament to our expertise in the field, and we are also in the process of seeking British Computer Society Accreditation.

Career and study progression
Cyber Security graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Popular paths for graduates from this course include law enforcement and government agencies.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

  • Full time - September 2017, Ealing site
  • Part time - September 2017, Ealing site
  • Part time - January 2018, Ealing site
  • Part time - April 2018, Ealing site
  • Full time - September 2018, Ealing site
  • Part time - September 2018, Ealing site


Fees for home and EU students

Main fee£6,935

Fees for overseas students

Main fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.


Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

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 studyPart-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6935International course feesGBP 11500

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 112-120 UCAS tariff points
  • GCSE English and Maths with grade C minimum.

If you are a mature student wishing to apply your application will be considered on an individual basis. Your professional work and life experiences and your ability to engage with, and benefit from, the course will be taken into account.

International entry criteria

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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