Cyber Security

Course details

Campus(es)

Lanarkshire

UCAS Code

I201 / I200

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

MEng (Hons) / BSc (Hons)

About the course

The MEng / BSc Cyber Security includes the development of many industry relevant skills based around the ethical hacking framework.

This is all underpinned by a thorough knowledge of both networking (CCNA) and programming theory.

Graduates of this degree will be equipped to provide network security support in CSE and CSO roles, for companies in many diverse sectors such as healthcare, banking and finance.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

MEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB or ABBC (114 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Physics, and English at least at National 5
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H3 including Maths & Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 32 points

BSc (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: BBB or BBCC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computing or Physics
  • A levels: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computing or Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 H4 including Maths or Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points with 4 subjects at H4
  • SWAP: Access to STEM (BBB)
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS tariff points) including Computing or evidence of programming
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) Computing or evidence of programming
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • HNC/BTEC Level 4 HNC Networking (with programming modules) or Cyber Security or Computing Science (with networking modules); NB: for SQA HNC, with A in Graded Unit
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: HND Networking (with programming modules) or HND Cyber Security or HND Computer Science (with networking modules); for SQA HND with Grade B in Graded Unit

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Track

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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