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The cyber security programme aims to:Provide detailed knowledge and understanding of modern computing technology, its operation and its application.Develop the skills and abilities necessary to design and develop high quality computing solutions to business and industry problems.Provide an in-depth knowledge of the concepts, risks and threats associated with cyber security and the ability to develop solutions to mitigate those threats.Ensure graduates can operate as credible and high integrity
The cyber security programme aims to:
Provide detailed knowledge and understanding of modern computing technology, its operation and its application.
Develop the skills and abilities necessary to design and develop high quality computing solutions to business and industry problems.
Provide an in-depth knowledge of the concepts, risks and threats associated with cyber security and the ability to develop solutions to mitigate those threats.
Ensure graduates can operate as credible and high integrity professionals in the contemporary computing industry, able to adapt to new challenges as they emerge.
Equip graduates with the research, critical thinking and academic skills necessary to undertake research and progress to postgraduate study.
A student who successfully completes the course will have achieved the following learning outcomes:
1. [Theory and technology] Understand the underlying theory, technology, operation and security concerns of modern computing systems to practice within the computing and information technology domain.
2. [Development] Design, develop and evaluate systems, meeting the needs of a set of requirements and utilising relevant cyber security technology, problem solving techniques, design methods, programming languages and supporting tools.
3. [Security] Develop and demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of cyber security concepts including risks and threats to information and business integrity and develop the ability to manage cyber security in a professional context.
4. [Digital forensics] Recognise the technical, commercial, cultural, ethical and professional issues related to Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking.
5. [Legal, social, ethical and professional context] Exercise initiative, personal responsibility and integrity in decision making as a computing professional taking account of legal, social, ethical and professional issues and manage and sustain your own professional development.
6. [Researching and critical thinking] Research new and emerging technologies, techniques, business and societal issues, analysing and thinking critically and manage your own learning.
7. [Personal and transferable] Communicate effectively in written and spoken English using a variety of media, work individually and in teams and develop and sustain positive, productive and professional relationships with others.