LBU course recognised by cyber security experts
Students taking this course at Leeds Beckett University will learn how to apply the cyber security knowledge they gain to protect organisations from attacks. They study topics including malware and vulnerabilities, secure coding, sandboxing, virtualisation, ethical hacking and penetration testing techniques.
Dr Pip Trevorrow, Forensics and Security Course Director said: “We are delighted that our BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course has been given recognition by the UK's leading experts on cyber security. Our courses are focused on the learning needs of our students, rooted in practice-based, industry-oriented and collaborative learning and this certification rewards those efforts.”
The NCSC is the UK’s leading technical authority on cyber security and offers unrivalled real-time threat analysis, defence against national cyber-attacks and tailored advice to victims when incidents do happen.
The NCSC’s certified degree programme aims to help students make informed decisions about courses on offer and set a high standard of cyber security teaching across UK institutions.
Chris Ensor, NCSC Deputy Director for Cyber Growth, said: “For the UK to prosper in the digital age, it’s vital for the next generation of cyber security professionals to have the skills and experience needed to keep people safe online.
“That’s why I’m delighted to see more university courses certified for providing first-rate education in cyber security – including degree apprenticeships for the first time. Our certified degree initiative now recognises a range of pathways into cyber careers, helping students make informed choices about their futures and supporting the UK’s growing cyber sector.”
More information about Leeds Beckett University’s BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course can be found on the university’s website.