801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom

Computer Science with Cyber Security

**With data breaches on the rise, the protection of our personal and financial information, and the systems that hold them, has never been more important. Our industry-designed BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security degree, provides specialist cyber security knowledge, and a hands-on ethos, so you're ready to fight cyber crime.** Cyber criminals are using more sophisticated techniques to infiltrate I.T systems. Many organisations throughout the world urgently need talented people to reduce their risk and help to keep their systems secure. Our industry-designed three-year course will provide you with essential computer science knowledge and specialist cyber security skills, delivered to professional standards and ready to prepare you for a rewarding and exciting career. You will learn about the inner workings of programmes, operating systems and networks, so you can understand the mechanisms of cyber-attacks. You’ll explore network security, data structures and network penetration testing. You’ll examine cyber investigation and malware and exploit analysis. You will cultivate independent technical judgement to establish security. With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region’s thriving tech community - why not even join our HackManchester 2018 winning team. Salford is also part of the recently announced GM Cyber Foundry, part of the city-region’s blueprint to be the European leader in digital which will see GCHQ move some operations to Manchester. During your studies, you can also choose to spend a year in industry to expand your CV, apply your academic knowledge and enhance your workplace skills. **Features** - explore the inner workings of programmes, operating systems and networks to understand cyber attacks. - learn forensics so you can diagnose attacks and determine the extent of damage. - develop an understanding of cryptography to address security concerns - learn about evidence preservation so you can work within an ethical framework - understand risk management so you to actively manage threats rather than just solve problems

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,SalfordUnited Kingdom