801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Cyber Security - Sheffield Hallam University

• Study diverse cyber-security and computing topics. • Develop knowledge of web and mobile security, and their governance. • Build a solid theoretical grounding in systems, networks and data communication. • Gain useful industry credentials through British Computer Society accreditation. • Have the opportunity to study abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European placements. On this course, you'll learn about cyber security from penetration testing to ethical hacking and network intrusion. Upon graduation, you'll have attained specialist credentials, and be ready to tackle real cyber security threats. On this specialist course in cyber security, you develop professional understanding, insight and skill in computer and information security. You'll work with industry employers and expert staff, cementing both your practical and theoretical knowledge. Assessments are varied, and include reports, presentations, demonstrations, discussions and online activities. **You learn through** • lectures • seminars • practical tutorial sessions There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universitieswith the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme. **Applied learning** **Work placements** In your third year, you can take a one-year paid work placement. Work placements offer you valuable experience, and an enjoyable opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills. Many organisations need experienced IT and cybersecurity staff, and a placement will give you the experience you need to add to your CV to secure a desirable security-related position in a competitive job market. We help you to gain a placement and support you through the application process. During the placement, you will be mentored by a member of academic staff, who will visit you at your place of work. Previous students have worked at organisations including: • Cisco • Citrix • 3Squared • Next • Servelec Group • Hewlett-Packard Ltd • IBM Ltd **Networking opportunities** You will have the opportunity to talk with a number of dynamic companies and professionals that specialise in the field of cyber security, as well as others concerned with the sector. In the past we have invited Citrix, Cisco, PwC, Sec-1 and other individual consultants in the cyber security industry give guest lectures and seminar

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650