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BSc (Hons) in Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

Coventry University


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Overview

Introduction

Cybersecurity is fast becoming the most pressing and least understood problem for many individuals, businesses and nations. The BSc (Hons) in Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity course has been developed to produce graduates who have a good theoretical understanding of cybersecurity, hacking, digital forensics and the underlying computer science. 

In addition, through non-trivial technical projects, open-ended tasks and high expectations, graduates are expected to be capable of the technical work expected of the industry.


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Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 36 months for the full-time pathway and 36 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

Students will undertake 20 modules, which will be delivered in trimesters. Each academic year is divided into three trimesters commencing March, July and November.

Assessment and Examination

Assessment for this programme may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.


Programme Outline

Level 1

  • Computer Architecture and Networks

  • Introduction to Computing

  • Logic and Sets

  • Digital Forensics Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Computer Security

  • Introduction to Algorithms

  • International Cultural Communication Skills for International Students

Level 2

  • Intermediate Digital Forensics

  • Networked System Architectures

  • Technology and its Social, Legal and Ethical Context

  • Effective Communication Skills 2

  • Real World Project

  • Operating Systems, Security and Networks

  • Ethical Hacking 1

Level 3

  • Individual Project (Part 1)

  • Ethical Hacking 2

  • Advanced Network Management and Design

  • Academic Writing 3

  • Individual Project (Part 2)

  • Data Recovery and Advanced Digital Forensics Analysis

  • Systems Security

 

Intakes

Full-time and Part-time: March, July, November 

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 732 hours 

Part-Time: 636 hours 

 

Maximum Candidature Period

The maximum duration of registration on any of the University's Honours and integrated Masters undergraduate awards, including periods of suspension, interruption of studies and withdrawal are normally as follows:

Duration of Course

(either Full-Time or Part-Time) 

 Maximum period of registration
 1 year  2 years
 2 years  4 years
 3 years and above  6 years

 

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

 

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are:

  • Local polytechnic diploma in relevant fields; OR

  • Diploma in Infocomm Technology from PSB Academy; OR

  • Other diploma-level qualifications or equivalent will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

 

English Language Requirement

  • Applicants should either possess a diploma from a recognised institution where English is the sole medium of instruction; OR

  • IELTS score of 6.0

 


International Student Admission

Fees

Local Student

  Per Module Per Year
Year 2 S$1,840.40 S$11,042.40
Year 3 S$1,840.40 S$11,042.40
Total S$22,084.80 


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. For more information, please complete the Enquiry Form and we will be in touch with you soon.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): $22,084.80*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Local Applicants

International Applicants