Taught course

Computer Security

Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject or equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS: 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Interest in computer security is booming. From whistle-blower Edward Snowden to the hacking of the PlayStation network, the increase in cybercrime has led to a demand for experts in this area. That's why we have designed this online course, giving you the opportunity to learn how to protect and safeguard the information stored on digital devices around the world. You will gain hands-on experience in a virtual learning environment. Connecting to a remote machine from your PC or laptop, you will discover how to 'hack' and defend machines in order to test their security using safe and legal training procedures.

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date funding information please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/computer_security

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113