What is the BSc in Cybercrime and IT Security about?

IT security is the practice of safeguarding information from unauthorised access and modification. While cybercrime is illegal activity carried out with technology. This programme aims to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to prevent, detect and recover from cybercrime. Graduates should be capable of identifying IT system vulnerabilities and have the ability to formulate strategies to enhance the security posture of organisations to reduce overall exposure to cybercrime.

Learners undertaking the BSc (Hons) in Cybercrime and IT Security will study the fundamental topics of both software development and network engineering. Learners will be taught to forensically investigate IT security incidents and to critically analyse and reverse engineer malware implementations.