Entry requirements

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact LIBF’s Study Advisors for advice.

Typical offer

  • A-Levels
    Two subjects at A-Level or equivalent.

-GCSE Maths, Grade C or Grade 4 or above.

-GCSE English, Grade C or Grade 4 or above.

  • Contextual offers
    LIBF strives to support students to succeed, whatever their background and encourages you to apply to study with them even if you don’t meet the academic requirements.
    They view all applications holistically – and will consider your personal statement, background, work and other experience when assessing your ability to succeed in your chosen degree programme.
  • Mature students
    If you’re a mature student and you don’t meet LIBF’s entry criteria, you may be eligible to enrol through their mature student process. You may be required to submit a CV and a short supporting statement of 500 to 600 words. This should set out why you want to study this programme and how it will support your career plans.
  • Other qualifications
    LIBF also considers a variety of qualifications including A levels with EPQ, International Baccalaureate, BTECs, T-levels, Cambridge Pre-U subjects, Irish Leaving Certificate, Scottish Highers, Welsh Baccalaureate and other international qualifications.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: Level 6 or above
  • TOEFL: minimum 80 points
  • Trinity College ISE: ISE III at the minimum pass. Please note that Trinity College ISE academic results are only valid for two years
  • Duolingo English test: minimum 95 points. Take Duolingo’s online English test. It takes just 45 to 60 minutes, and you’ll receive your results within two days. You can then send your certificate to LIBF
  • Cambridge Certificate: minimum B grade overall.

Months of entry


Course content

What if you could turn your passion for technology into a rewarding career? With LIBF's BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course, you can do just that. Whether you dream of being an application security engineer, a cyber risk analyst, or an IT security project manager, this online degree will provide you with the necessary skills to excel in the world of cyber security.

Our curriculum covers a wide range of topics, from the mathematics behind secure systems to industry standards and forensic analysis. You'll have the opportunity to delve deeper into your interests with elective modules in areas such as cloud computing and pentesting. And with the flexibility of online learning, you can fit your studies around your existing commitments, allowing you to progress at your own pace. So why wait? Take the first step towards a future in cyber security and discover how LIBF can help you unleash your potential.

Career Opportunities

This online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security programme is a gateway to becoming a sought-after cyber security expert in the digital space.

You’ll develop the practical skills and knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the fast-evolving cyber security industry. When you graduate, you'll be fully prepared to make your mark in a sector that values innovation, agile thinking, and a strong technical grasp, from wherever you are in the world.

Cyber security analyst

Imagine advancing to the digital frontline as a cyber security analyst. Your cyber security degree turns you into an essential asset, capable of understanding and countering rapidly evolving cyber threats. Use your expertise to develop and implement effective strategies, playing a crucial role in building an organization's resilience against cyber-attacks.

Ethical hacker

Imagine using the tools of would-be cyber attackers to beat them at their own game. As an ethical hacker, you'll use the techniques you've learned on your online cyber security degree, playing a pivotal role in enhancing digital defence lines. Be the catalyst for change, helping organisations pre-emptively secure their systems and ensuring a safer digital world.

Network security engineer

As a network security engineer, you’ll be responsible for maintaining and administering your organisation's computer networks. You get to configure security systems, analyse vulnerabilities, implement updates and troubleshoot any network issues. You’re the go-to person to ensure the network runs smoothly and remains impenetrable to threats.


Dive into the captivating world of cyber security with our online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security programme.

This online course arms you with key skills in areas like Python programming, data analysis, and cloud computing, among others. Through interactive modules and practical projects, you’ll delve into topics like social engineering, threat modelling, and ethical hacking.

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Fees and funding

Achieve your degree at your own pace and tailor your studies around your work and personal commitments.

For UK students, the total fees for our online courses will remain the same whether you opt for full-time or part-time study. You may be eligible for a student loan for this online distance-learning programme, and if you encounter financial challenges as an undergraduate student, you can apply for assistance from our Hardship Fund. These funds are accessible twice during the academic year – you will be notified when applications are open, and the allocation of funds will be determined by the Scholarship, Bursaries, and Prizes Committee.

Both UK and international students can enjoy a 2% discount on total fees by paying annually in advance, or a 10% discount by paying the full amount upfront for an undergraduate course. To explore all financial support options for your BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree, please visit our UK fees and funding page or international fees and funding page.

Please note that the prices listed below are specifically for online study mode (available scholarships are not included).

  • Full-time: Complete your degree in the 36 months and study flexibly – when and where suits you. The cost is 6,935£ per year studying 7-8 modules per year.
  • Part-time option 1: Complete your degree in the 48 months and study flexibly – when and where suits you. The cost is 5,201£ per year studying 5-6 modules per year.
  • Part-time option 2: Complete your degree in the 72 months and study flexibly – when and where suits you. The cost is 3,468£ per year studying 3-4 modules per year.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • BSc
    part time
    48 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions team