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Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security (Fast Track)


3 months



UK / International


Course Overview

The aim of this intensive, dual award course is to offer learners an advanced knowledge of the industry by deepening their awareness of cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and security technologies.

The core objective of the Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the cyber security sector.

Entry Requirements

An honours degree in a related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification.
Additionally, applicants must be 21 years or older at the beginning of the course and have minimum 2 years relevant work experience.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

Modules Covered 

  1. Introduction to Cyber Security Principles

  2. Security Protocols for Networks, Infrastructure, and Systems

  3. Practical Applications in Cyber Security

  4. Cyber Security Management and Policy Governance

  5. Foundations of Cryptography

Intake Dates

The online program is asynchronous, allowing for immediate enrollment at any time throughout the year. For UK and international students, course sessions start in February, May, August, and November

Awarding Organisation(s)

Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security at Telford Business School are awarded two distinct certifications:
1. Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security - This diploma is internally awarded by Telford Business School
2. Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Cyber Securityt - This is an Ofqual-regulated qualification awarded by Qualifi.
The dual certification process not only allows graduates to participate in Telford Business School’s graduation ceremonies but also provides the benefits of an Ofqual-regulated qualification. These benefits include broader global recognition and the opportunity for advanced entry into UK degree programs. This dual approach enhances the educational credentials of our graduates, making them highly competitive in the global job market.

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