BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking

University of Central Lancashire

It takes around 12 months to complete the bachelor program. If you completed an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma recognised by awarding institutions, you can apply for the BSc programme at University of Central Lancashire.

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking

University of Central Lancashire

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University of Central Lancashire
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking

Course Type

BSc (Hons) Top-Up

Study Method

Online and Part-time

Start Date

March / September

Course Duration

12 months


No exam, assessed on a continuous basis through assignments and class participation

Language Medium


Progression Pathway


  • UK RQF/ NQF Level 5 in IT or computing; or HKQF Level 4 in IT / computing qualification or
  • An Associate Degree / Advanced Diploma in IT / computing awarded by a recognized institution or
  • NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC) / Business Information Technology (L5DBIT) or
  • A recognized professional qualification (s) plus at least 3 times of full-time work experience at IT senior level. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview

Existing educational qualifications and work experience will be directly taken into programme and allowing for module exemptions, please email or WhatsApp us for details.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or
  • HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above, or HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above or
  • Satisfy the examiners in UK EDUCATION qualifying examination, if required


  • BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking Provided by University of Central Lancashire


BSc Top-Up Provided by University of Central Lancashire

This programme aims to develop knowledge, and technical and interpersonal skills necessary for taking part in the design, implementation management and security of the present world computer systems. It will enable them as professional cyber security experts and also will enable them to fulfil the requirements required in the cyber security industry.

By working in partnership with CompTIA, graduates of this programme will be offered the opportunity to achieve an additional professional IT certificate in either Cyber Security (CySA+) or Cloud Infrastructure (Cloud+).

Students study five core units:

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Corporate Communication Systems Management
  • Information Systems Project
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Cloud and Virtualisation Security