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Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 and Level 5

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This accelerated program, the Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 and Level 5 combined, accredited by Ofqual, UK, is meticulously designed to support and recognize students who are either considering or have already chosen a career path in the realm of business.

Through this dual Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security, learners will acquire valuable new skills and competencies. The program aims to foster both academic and professional development, enabling learners to unlock their individual potential and contribute to the success of organizations spanning various industries.

This comprehensive Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security holds a total of 240 credits, and it is anticipated that students who successfully complete this combined qualification will progress to a Level 6 Top-Up program at a university, specializing in risk management.

Program Duration

12 Months

Program Credits

240

Designed for working Professionals

Available

Format

Online

No Written Exam

The Assessment is done via Submission of Assignment

Tutor Assist

available

Dedicated Student Success Manager

Available

Timely Doubt Resolution

Yes

Regular Networking Events with Industry Professionals

Yes

Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Undergraduate degree programme.

Yes

Alumni Status

Yes

No Cost EMI Option

Yes

Career Progression

LEARNERS COMPLETING THE FAST TRACK DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY – LEVEL 4 AND LEVEL 5 COMBINED QUALIFICATION CAN PROGRESS TO:
  • Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Bachelor degree Top-up programme, or
  • Level 6 qualifications, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession

Career Opportunities

REGARDLESS OF THE REASONS FOR THE INCREASE IN DEMAND, THE PRESSING PROBLEM IS A SHORTAGE OF PEOPLE TRAINED AND CAPABLE ENOUGH TO FILL THE GROWING NUMBER OF CYBER SECURITY ROLES.  IN FACT, THE NEED FOR EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS IS SO HIGH THAT COMPANIES ARE WILLING TO PAY A PREMIUM SALARY OF £150,000 TO OVER £400,000 TO TOP TALENT. THIS HAS INCREASED THE CYBER SECURITY BUDGET BY 71% AS OBSERVED BY PWC IN ITS RECENT REPORT.

THE JOBS THAT ARE SEEING THIS SHARP INCREASE IN PAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING FIVE CYBER SECURITY ROLES:

  • Network Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Cyber Security Manager
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Security Consultant
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Computer Forensics
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Systems Administrator

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    FAQ

    What is the Entry Requirement?

    Fast track Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 + Level 5 combined

    This fast track Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 + 5 combined (Accredited by Othm, UK) qualifications has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Learners will be expected to hold the following:

    • Relevant NQF / QCF / RQF Level 3 Award / Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or A-Level / AS-Level or IB or an equivalent qualification

    OR

    • Learner who possess Qualification at Level 4 or equivalent qualification in another discipline

    OR

    • work experience in a business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;

    In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but No formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.

    The qualification is offered in English.

    What are the Course Modules?

    The Level 4 and 5  qualification consists of 9 mandatory and 2 optional units for a combined total of 240 credits:

    Mandatory units:
    • Cyber Security Threat and Risk(20 Credits)
    • Network Security and Data Communications(20 Credits)
    • Database Security and Computer Programming(20 Credits)
    • Incident Response, Investigations and Forensics(20 Credits)
    • Security Strategy: Laws, Policies and Implementation(20 Credits)
    • Cryptography(30 Credits)
    • Digital Investigations and Forensics(30 Credits)
    • Communications and Incident Management(30 Credits)
    • Strategic Leadership(30 Credits)
    Optional units: Chose any one
    • Cyber Security Threats and Risk: Banking and Finance(20 Credits)
    • Cyber Wars(20 Credits)

    Workshops and Webinars

    There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.

    If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.

    What are the Learning Outcomes from this course?

    The learning outcomes of Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 and Level 5 combined qualification are:

    Learning Outcomes from Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security:

    1. The ability to read and utilise relevant technical and security literature (including threat intelligence feeds) with a full understanding; the ability to think independently and solve potential overarching cyber security issues within a business or organisation
    2. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems in the cyber security and digital risk management domains
    3. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct, including in relation to conducting investigations, audits and incident responses
    4. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of cyber security within business and service provision and wider operating environments and supply chains
    5. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way; engage in credible debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists in relation to cyber security related issues and challenges
    6. Transferable skills and knowledge – including Project Management and Incident Response – which will enable individuals to meet changing environments and risks
    7. Motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career
    8. Instill and embed a sense of understanding and respect of the global nature of the cyber threat environment; as well as the criticality of respecting, anticipating and learning from diverse, international business practices and the global operating context.
    Learning Outcomes from Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security:
    1. Understand key cryptographic principles and modes
    2. Understand the standards, regulations and laws that apply to business and government organisations in relation to encryption
    3. Understand the core principles of digital investigations
    4. Apply the types of tool that support professional digital investigations at a strategic level
    5. Plan for an investigations and forensics teams
    6. Understand the physical and human resources required to manage a major suspected cyber security incident
    7. Apply Business Continuity Management to major incident planning and response
    8. Understand the role senior leaders and strategic leadership
    9. Evaluate the management streams and performance monitoring mechanisms that relate to information security
    10. Understand how data protection legislation impacts considerations of strategy-setting and strategic leadership

    What are the skills you will be learning?

    Fast track Diploma in Cyber Security – Level 4 and Level 5 combined qualification

    The content of this Diploma in Cyber Security qualification will provide you with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It is designed to ensure that you are ‘business ready’ and a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and you are equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

    What is Level 5 qualification Equivalent to?

    This qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:

    • Foundation Degrees,
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) and
    • Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.

    Is the course Accredited?

    Yes, the programme is accredited by Qualifi, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)

    How is the Assessment done?

    • The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
    • There are no written exams.

    Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?

    Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Instalments.

    Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.

    Are their any Visa requirements?

    There is no visa requirements to attend this programme

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