Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification preferably with a distinction.

Who is the course for

Explore the fascinating fields of cybercrime and information security side-by-side.

Course Content

Topics include:

  • Ethical hacking
  • Data recovery
  • Forensic informatics
  • Network security
  • Organisational systems security
  • Database design
  • Data analysis and design
  • IT systems troubleshooting
  • Criminal investigation procedure/practice.

Study Methods

In class theory and practicals in aspects of computing hardware and software programming. Two science units will be undertaken at the science laboratories in the Academy.

How is the course assessed

In class supervised assignments and practicals

Where next - Further Studies

The qualification fully meets the requirements for progression to a wide range of programmes in IT and related areas. These include HNC or HND in Computing, BSc in Cyber Security, BSc in Digital Technology Solutions, BSc in Computing Forensics, BSc in Computer Networks and Security.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Successful candidates can expect to find employment opportunities as a security administrator (infrastructure, data and applications), network security architect, network security engineer or network security specialist.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00