What is special about this course?
We have developed a new Cyber Computing course which includes cyber security, data science, ethical hacking, professional computer fundamentals, a Higher in Computing Science and key employability skills to help meet the current skills gap in cyber trained IT professionals.
Breaches in data and cyber security is one of the most topical and scrutinised risks to organisations and with the introduction of the GDPR legislation, it is now one of the most critical business issues.
- Four National 4 qualifications or equivalent
- Evidence of core skills at SCQF level 4 in communications, numeracy and ICT
Adult returners who do not meet the entry requirements may have to complete an assessment to demonstrate communication, numeracy and IT ability at a level 4.
On this one year course, you will complete the following modules:
- NPA Cyber Security
- NPA Data Science
- NPA Professional Computer Fundamentals
- Higher Computing Science
- PC Passport Spreadsheets and Databases
- PC Passport Word Processing and Presenting Information
- Work Placement
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
This course is delivered at our Thurso campus to full time students through a combination of class room teaching and online technologies.
How long will my course last?
1 Academic Years
Longer part time
Where can I study my course?
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Completed students can progress onto the HNC Computing course or look for employment within the IT/cyber sector.
Is there more information available online?
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