BEng Cyber Security - Year 2

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In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the need for skilled cyber security professionals has never been more crucial. Our BEng Cyber Security programme is designed to equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge needed to navigate the dynamic challenges of the digital world.

With a focus on hands-on experience, industry-relevant skills, and cutting-edge knowledge, you'll be well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the cyber security landscape and contribute to a safer digital future. Building upon the learning and knowledge acquired in the HNC programme, this course delves deeper into the intricacies of cyber security. This year is all about honing your skills and gaining a more profound understanding of the strategies and technologies that drive the industry forward. 

*This degree is subject to approval


To gain entry to this degree programme, you should have successfully achieved your HNC Cyber Security.


Dive into the world of cyber threats and learn advanced techniques for identifying, analysing, and responding to security incidents. This course provides opportunities for you to explore the latest tools and methodologies used by industry experts to stay one step ahead of cyber adversaries. You’ll learn about the importance of integrating security into the software development lifecycle and gain hands-on experience in writing secure code, conducting security reviews, and implementing best practices to create resilient and robust software systems. 
Deepening your understanding of network security, you will explore advanced concepts in intrusion detection, prevention, and digital forensics. This will support you to develop your skills to investigate and analyse security incidents, providing invaluable insights into cyber threats. The BEng Cyber Security programme will provide students with a range of summative and assessment opportunities in a range of formats. This will include end of module examinations, essays, group/individual presentations and projects. In addition to an opportunity for you to demonstrate your subject knowledge an understanding, these assessments will also enable you to showcase and develop other core and metaskills, including numeracy, communication, focusing, initiative, collaborating and critical thinking.