26/07/2021

Categories: Computing, Undergradute

Cybersecurity risks are on the increase

Almost every business nowadays has a website, with data systems and networks; meaning that there are numerous entry points for criminals and risk of a cyber security breach. The cyber-crime industry hit £1.5 trillion in profits in 2018, according to a study commissioned by virtualisation-based cyber risk security specialists Bromium, yet it’s predicted that by 2022 there will be a worldwide shortage of 1.8 million information security workers, meaning that the future offers qualified cyber security professionals’ access to excellent career opportunities.

The University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security) course is an ideal route into this dynamic, challenging and evolving industry. Our Cyber Security course offers the knowledge and skills needed to anticipate and combat threats to computer software and data, including hacking, theft, viruses and many other forms of cyber risk.

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Covering how to design secure computer systems, the unique Cyber Security degree emphasises secure cyber risk-free software development, promotes a deep understanding of the structure of computing systems and gives you an understanding of the cyber risks in the world today. Throughout the course, you’ll develop technical knowledge and applied skills in security defence techniques and countermeasures, ready to protect computer systems and electronic infrastructures from attack and cyber risks. We’ll focus on helping you learn to design and develop your own cyber security tools for probing, analysing, and defending computer systems against cyber risks and attacks.

Students will be taught in our well-equipped IT suite featuring high-specification hardware and the latest cyber security software, so you can gain plenty of industry-equivalent hands-on experience, alongside opportunities to develop your learning both individually and in groups, with expert guidance and support.

Interested in a career working with computers?

The University of Bolton offers a range of studies focusing on computing. Browse our courses for more information.

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BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analyst)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security with foundation year and industrial placement
Full-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks Security with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development) with foundation year and Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development) with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security) with foundation year and Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security) with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analyst) with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing with foundation year and Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions : Cyber Security (Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions : Data Analyst (Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions : Network Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions : Software Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MSc Software Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analyst) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Cloud and Network Security
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Data Analytics and Technologies
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Data Analytics and Technologies: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MSc Data Analytics and Technologies
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Software Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Computing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering with foundation year and Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering with Industrial Placement
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development)
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Cyber Security)
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analyst)
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Cloud and Network Security
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering With Foundation Year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security - HE6 top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering - HE6 top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security - HE6 top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Computing
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering - HE6 top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Cloud and Network Security
Distance
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

HND BTEC Computing
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

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