BSc Applied Cyber Security (Digital Degree Apprenticeship)

Further Details
Course Code
LP01449
Location
Yale
Duration
Part Time, 3 Years, Part Time BSc ApprenticeshipStart date: Wednesday 21st September 2022Wednesday 9:00-16:00 (Yale site) and Thursday 18:00-21:00 (Online)
Department
Digital Technologies, Computing & IT
Start Date
28 Sep 2022
End Date
20 Jun 2025

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Course Overview
(Subject to Bangor University approval)

A Digital Degree Apprenticeship offers you a flexible way to study a degree while in employment. Combining work and university education, this course will allow you to earn while you learn, in one of three cutting-edge streams.

This course is fully funded. It is delivered by Coleg Cambria in partnership with Bangor University, who will award the degree.

This is a three-year course. Delivery will consist of 9 hours of delivery per week in Year 1 and similar for Year 2 and 3 - to be split over one 6-hour day and one 3-hour evening. Delivery will be at Coleg Cambria for Year 1 and Year 2. Year 3 will be at Bangor University.

Content for each year can be seen below.

BSc Applied Cyber Security - H115

Year 1
Introduction to Networks (20 credit)
Local Area Network Essentials (20 credit)
Introduction to Programming (20 credit)
Security and Data Ethics with Unix (20 credit)
Web Technologies (10 credit)
Research and study skills (10 credits)
Employability based learning 1 (20 credits)

Year 2
Network Security (20 credits)
Enterprise Networking and Security (20 credits)
Introduction to Middleware (10 credits)
Web Servers and Authentication (inc. Scripting) (20 credits)
Project Management for Computer Professionals (10 credits)
Research methods and study skills (20 credits)
Employability based learning 2 (20 credits)

Year 3
Business and Enterprise Programming (20 credits)
Mathematics for Cryptography (10 credits)
Penetration Testing (20 credits)
Software Engineering (20 credits)
Work Based Study: PESTLE (inc. GDPR) (20 credits)
Work Based Study: Advanced Security Solution (30 credits)
This course material will be delivered through a combination of in-college and online delivery and assignments, and work-based assessment
Students on this course will be required to undertake periods of self-study, additional to taught hours
Each applicant is assessed on a case by case basis, depending on their own individual relevant experience. If you are unsure as to whether you meet the entry requirements or not, please contact us to discuss.

ESW Communications and Application of Number need to be undertaken at Level 3 unless the learner has GCSE English and Maths.

Students need to be in either full or part time employment, (minimum 16 hours a week), in an appropriate role.
Graduates successfully completing the BSc Applied Cyber Security will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the concepts and skills of software engineering and computing.

The skills offered as part of this course can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many different areas of the software engineering and computing sectors
This course is fully funded, subject to confirmation from HEFCW, which covers the full course tuition fees of £27,000, (£9,000 per student per year, over 3 years)

UCAS Code : H115
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