• Computing

    HNC Cyber Security

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


In today's digital age, the demand for IT experts is growing. With technology driving businesses and data security at the forefront, this course offers insights into cyber security threats and strategies.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you’ll need:

  • a genuine interest in Computing Science
  • a minimum of one Higher, preferably two
  • maths at SCQF level 6; or a relevant group of National Units in Maths at SCQF Level 6
  • an interview with us

If you don't have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

Discover more about computing, IT systems, and cyber security. You will also gain skills for designing, implementing, and supporting IT systems across various industries.
Here's some of what you may explore:

  • computer system basics, hardware, and software
  • programming, coding, and software development life cycle
  • databases using SQL
  • causes and effects of data security breaches
  • digital forensics and ethical hacking
  • implementing security measures and countermeasures

Opportunity awaits as you work on team-based ICT projects, preparing you for a career in cyber security, software development, or database design.

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Once you have finished the course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • move onto HND Computing (Technical Support)
  • start your career with an entry-level role in cyber security, software development, or database design
  • explore further study and job opportunities

Why Choose This Course?

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the digital landscape. From programming and database management to cyber security and digital forensics, this course opens doors to various career paths.

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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