COURSE INFORMATION

In response to industry demand for security specialists with strong skills in network technologies, this course is designed to give you a solid grounding within the technical themes of security and computer networks, cloud computing and virtualisation, and more generally within the theme of professional development.

This degree course is delivered at Fife College in partnership with Abertay University.

  • One year full-time
  • Managing computer networks projects
  • Network technologies
  • Cyber security
  • Computer forensics
  • Cloud and virtualisation technologies
  • Computer networks group project

One of the following studied at Fife College, accompanied by a successful information session and academic references:

  • HND: Computing: Networking (with a Graded Unit 2 pass at Grade A or B)
  • HND: Computing: Technical Support (with a Graded Unit 2 pass at Grade A or B)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing at Abertay University
  • Honours year of undergraduate programmes at various universities
  • BSc (Hons) Computing at Abertay University
  • Honours year of undergraduate programmes at various universities
  • Textbooks – approx. £60
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise