To start this diploma, you will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing, cyber security or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience in the area of cyber security.
Months of entry
Our cyber security diploma covers a range of topics, which includes information security, digital forensics and system security concepts. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development. Cyber security is a growing concern for organisations of all sizes, and the industry is currently experiencing a major skills gap and global demand for cyber security professionals. Our industry-relevant cyber security diploma provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of cyber security. From here, you can progress onto our MSc in Cyber Security.Key features of the course
- Brings together theory and practice, drawing on your own background and experience.
- Provides a platform for further research studies.
- Enables you to study a broad range of cyber security topics relevant to career needs and professional interests.
Information for international students
This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.
Fees and funding
For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Open University