Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security



Duration Mode:

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 6 Months
  • 9 Months

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Ideally suited to working professionals

Description

This 120 credit qualification has been created to develop and reward those learners who are looking to or already have chosen a career in a business-related sector. We hope that centres and learners take the opportunity to learn a great deal from this programme that will provide relevant new skills and qualities.

It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that your learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors. The Diploma is accredited at Level 5 with a total equivalence of 120 credits. It is envisaged that learners completing this Level 5 programme will progress to a university Level 6 Top-Up programme in the risk management field.

Learning Outcomes
● Understand key cryptographic principles and modes
● Understand the standards, regulations and laws that apply to business and government organisations in relation to encryption
● Understand the core principles of digital investigations
● Apply the types of tool that support professional digital investigations at a strategic level
● Plan for an investigations and forensics teams
● Understand the physical and human resources required to manage a major suspected cyber security incident
● Apply Business Continuity Management to major incident planning and response
● Understand the role senior leaders and strategic leadership
● Evaluate the management streams and performance monitoring mechanisms that relate to information security
● Understand how data protection legislation impacts considerations of strategy-setting and strategic leadership

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
OfQual Qualification Number: 603/4139/7
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Equivalences
The Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelors degree.
Qualification structure
Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security consists of 4 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.

Key facts about

Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security

Mandatory Units (Each unit is of 30 credit value)
● Cryptography
● Digital Investigations and Forensics
● Communications and Incident Management
● Strategic Leadership

Why Online?

  • Cost effective - Typically UK diploma starts from GBP £3000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.

  • Practical Content - The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions

  • Study anytime, anywhere - You don't have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. You can download & submit assignments.

  • Assessments Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor's degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment.

The programme is available in two duration modes:


6 Months
9 Months

One of the following:

  • The Learners must possess:
    ● Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
    or
    ● Work experience of 2 years or more in case you do not hold any formal qualification
    and
    ● Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Mandatory Units (Each unit is of 30 credit value)
● Cryptography
● Digital Investigations and Forensics
● Communications and Incident Management
● Strategic Leadership

The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

The fee for the programme is as follows:

6 Months - GBP £1499

9 Months - GBP £1199

Please find below available fee payment plans:

6 Months - GBP £1499


● Payment option (a): GBP £499 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1425 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 Months - GBP £1199


● Payment option (c): GBP £239 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £599 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £1140 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Please Note:-

  • Qualifi, UK - an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

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6 Months  -  GBP £1499

● Payment option (a): GBP £499 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1425 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 Months -  GBP £1199

● Payment option (c): GBP £239 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £599 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £1140 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

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