What will I learn?

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Cyber and Computer Security, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Cyber and Computer Security?**Our Cyber and Computer Security degree prepares you for a career in cyber security, as you become an expert at defending against malware, viruses and hacking. You’ll learn to identify security breaches and implement solutions using the latest tools and techniques, developing skills in penetration testing, malware identification and ethical hacking. You’ll cover network design, information security and operating systems security, focusing on Windows, MAC OS and Linux. Optional modules even allow you to specialise in subjects ranging from data analytics to digital crime scene investigation. With opportunities for work placements with firms such as IBM Security and Intel, our graduates stand out from the competition.The University of Gloucestershire is the county’s leading provider of advanced teaching and research in computing, cyber and digital. Here, you’ll draw on the expertise of lecturers with extensive industry knowledge, as well as inspiring guest speakers from companies such as BT, Raytheon and Hewlett Packard. Students can also take advantage of cutting-edge facilities including a secure training suite, a blockchain and cryptography facility and a dedicated cyber lab, complete with industry-standard technology and software such as AccessData FTK and Cellebrite.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Technology

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 19,843) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Park Campus,

The Park,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 2RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0. Community College or University 1 year of study with a minimum GPA of 2.7/4. They also need one of the following or a combination of the following qualifications: 2 Advanced Placement Tests with Grade 3 or above; 2 International Baccalaureate Certificates; 2 SAT II subject tests with 550 or above in each; 3 College Level Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above; and 3 High School Honours Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above. IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Gloucestershire

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  • 95% of graduates employed within six months
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