Postgraduate Certificate in Cyber Security


Masters Level Certificate Programme-Level 7

The Postgraduate Certificate in Cyber Security will prepare you for a successful career in the various roles and responsibilities directly and indirectly connected to the world of computer networks and information security. This will develop your specialized analytical, operational and developmental skills in both technical and socio-technical areas of cyber security.

This course entails areas of masters’ level computer science, such as research methods, scientific presentation and analysis skills. You will look at the essential aspects of cyber security and engage with researchers to develop your scientific knowledge and skills.

This course is designed for those who wish to extend their capability for an accelerated early career in cyber security who have reasonable experience in the relevant field.

The core areas that will be explored during this programme are as follows:

  • Security Fundamentals
  •  Analytics and Testing
  • Research Based Assignment

What You Will Learn:


  • Cyber security Fundamentals
  • Types of Malware
  • Cyber Security Breaches
  • Types of Cyber Attacks
  • Password Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Passive Attack
  • Penetration Testing
  • Prevention Tips
  • Mobile Protection
  • Social Network Security
  • Prevention Software
  • Firewalls
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Anti‐Virus & Anti‐Spyware
  • Critical Cyber Threats
  • Cyber terrorism
  • Cyberwarfare
  • Cyberespionage
  • Defense Against Hackers
  • Cryptography
  • Digital Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Legal Recourse

How is this course delivered:

Fully online study with live classes and recorded sessions.

Lecturer support outside of class times.

This course is assessed by coursework and does not have any final exam, thus making it flexible for working professionals to be able to balance work and study time.


Entry Requirements (Any one of the following):

  • A first degree in any subject area.
  • (Or) 21 years or older and 3 years work experience in the field.
  • (Or) Assessment of prior learning.


COST: £350.00

Monthly/Weekly Payment Plans Available

DURATION: 12 Weeks

AWARD FEE: £110 – A one (1) time fee to be awarded for the certificate

EduQual is a regulated awarding body, approved by SQA-accreditation,a globally recognized national qualifications regulator in the UK, a full member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).

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Duration: 12 Weeks