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Higher Education Takeover - Digital Technology (Cybersecurity)

Subject Area
Digital Technologies
Start Date
March 2023
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1.5 hours

This taster session is for those interested in studying Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity).

This session will feature a selection of practical problem solving activities and cybersecurity games aimed at getting students thinking about the wide range of skills required in the world of cybersecurity.

Overview

This taster session is for those interested in studying Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity).

This session will feature a selection of practical problem solving activities and cybersecurity games aimed at getting students thinking about the wide range of skills required in the world of cybersecurity.

Our Foundation Degree Digital Technologies (Cybersecurity) is a great first step in a cybersecurity career, covering the fundamentals of information security, legislation, programming (C# and Java)), database (SQL), and web design. Along with professionalism, the psychology of cybersecurity and an individual research project, it provides a well-rounded experience assessed through a combination of reports, practical activity and two conventional exams (to prepare students for their next levels of study and professional development).

Scheduled over two full days per week, this two-year, full-time course offers the benefits of part-time study, allowing students to work up to three days per week alongside their studies (two semesters of 15 weeks per academic year).

Who is this course aimed at?

This taster session is for those interested in studying Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity), who would like a career in the cybersecurity industry.

Facilities

The Cybersecurity base room is located in the Institute of Technology hub, where students have access to our custom designed, virtual cybersecurity lab. Here students can explore networking technologies, such as Microsoft Active Directory and Pen Testing, with a range of tools embedded in Kali Linux.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 18th March 2023, 9.30am-12.30pm

Taster session: 11.00am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

This taster session will allow you to take part in a range of practical problem solving activities and cybersecurity games, enabling you to develop your skills in our cybersecurity lab, providing you with a flavour of our exciting Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity).

Why study Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity)?

  • You'll be taught by excellent, experienced staff with a wealth of industry knowledge
  • You'll have access to a custom designed, virtual cybersecurity lab, and will work with the latest, industry-standard equipment and technology
  • You'll develop a range of skills including problem solving and computational thinking skills, database design and data analysis, programming and website development, application of information security principles, and much more

Course progression

This taster session is for those interested in progressing to our Foundation Degree (FD) Digital Technology (Cybersecurity).

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