Launching into Cyber Security
Cyber security is a rapidly growing sector, so gain a broader understanding of it with this innovative CPD microcredential module.
You’ll investigate various theories and practices relating to cyber security, before having the opportunity to engage with the future developments in this fast-growing sector. Not only will you build on your cyber security knowledge, but you’ll also gain a strong awareness of the ethical and professional responsibilities within the area.
You’ll cover a range of topics, including:
identifying contemporary cyber security-based challenges
how to apply algorithm and programming practices when developing secure programs
how to implement a secure information system using key programming paradigms
the various roles within cyber security
Once you’ve completed the module, you have the opportunity to study one of our popular postgraduate computing courses.
Why You Should Choose Essex’s MSc Cyber Security Program
- This cross-disciplinary course considers not just the technical skills, but also commercial and legal factors within cyber security.
- There’s no need to download lots of different software packages – all programming languages are included within the tuition fee and all work is carried out in our online development environment.
- No need to take a career break – complete this course 100% online and part-time.
he Launching into Cyber Security CPD microcredential module offers a whole host of opportunities. On successful completion, you’ll receive a digital certificate confirming you’ve achieved 20 academic credits at postgraduate level. This will be beneficial whether you’re looking to climb the career ladder or take the first step into a computing role – helping you stand out amongst the competition.
If you wish to continue your studies and boost your prospects, you could choose additional computing CPD microcredentials, such as Understanding Artificial Intelligence or The Data Professional. Alternatively, you could progress on to a PG Cert Cyber Security (60 credits); PG Dip Cyber Security (120 credits) or the full MSc Cyber Security (180 credits).
Please note, acceptance on to a postgraduate qualification is subject to meeting the entry requirements of your chosen programme.