NQ Criminology with Cybersecurity

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This new programme will cover various aspects of Criminology as well as SQA's National Progression Award in Cybersecurity. The course is aimed at those with a keen interest in studying crime and in how we can develop technical strategies to mitigate against the fast-growing economic and social problem that is Cybersecurity.

This course is the first of its kind being offered in Scotland and offers students a unique opportunity to study one of the fastest growing industries in the world.


The minimum entry requirements for this course are three National 5’s or another relevant NQ programme. You should also have a keen interest within this area.


On this course you will cover a number of topics including:

  • Criminology - crime scenes & crime in the community
  • Cyber Security
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Data Security
  • Digital Forensics 
  • Psychology and more!
Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: