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The University of Wolverhampton

BSc (Hons)Computer Security (Top-Up)

Why choose this course?

This innovative course aims to address the growing, persistent demand for skilled graduates with an expertise in the area of computer security. You will examine all manner of issues relating to computer security, including systems used to transmit the data between locations, how to build robust systems able to defend themselves against attack and how to respond to new emerging threats.

There are still comparatively few universities offering this specialism, despite the obvious, global need for professionals with this expertise. This course places an emphasis on studying both current and emerging technologies, enabling you to graduate with the ability to make a positive contribution as a computing professional within the global community.

What happens on the course?

You will engage with a range of learning activities including lectures, tutorials, workshops and on-line forums and in-class discussions. The learning activities on your course will help you develop distinctive graduate attributes that will make you stand out and enhance your employability. These skills will be embedded into the curriculum throughout your course.

You will examine all manner of issues relating to computer security, including systems used to transmit the data between locations, how to build robust systems able to defend themselves against attack and how to respond to new emerging threats.

There will be an opportunity to computer security skills IT risk analyst, and to examine how IT security can be managed and countermeasures applied.

Our course is flexible enough to allow you pursue an area of particular interest to you such as network security or the management of database servers.

Why Wolverhampton?

We are one of only a small number of universities in the UK to offer this degree, and our lecturing team is comprised of staff who are experts in a number of fields, especially security, networking, mobile and ubiquitous computing and databases. The team works with national and international Law Enforcement and other agencies on a variety of projects, which allows them to bring their research and experience to their teaching.

You will benefit from the knowledge and expertise of an academic team which includes the UK’s only Oracle Professor of Database Technology.

Career path

Computer security is a threat that is increasingly present in every facet of our lives in the modern world, and is a pressing issue as more and more business is conducted online. There will always, therefore, be a need for this type of specialism and there are very good career opportunities in this field, both nationally and internationally.

You could also consider further study towards an MSc or other higher qualifications.

What skills will you gain?

Through studying this course you will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding, knowledge and experience of the principles, practice and applications of security. You will be able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of computer hardware and software with particular reference to security, applying appropriate theory, tools and techniques to the security development process.

You will be able to demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, concepts, principles, theories and practices in the area, enabling graduate employment in security. You will also develop a range of transferable skills in problem solving, communication, project management, self-management and direction as well as the ability to gather, synthesise, evaluate and reflect on information from relevant sources. You will also be able to demonstrate a range of social, legal, ethical and professional skills required for continuing professional development in security, worldwide.

Who accredits this course?

Accredited by the British Computer Society – The Chartered Institute for IT, for IEng

Entry requirements

2018 Entry

  • A Foundation Degree or HND in Computing or related subject
  • Successful completion of the> Foundation Degree (Science) Computing at Telford College of Arts and Technology
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course

Course fees and finance

2018/9 Home/EU International
Full time £9,250 £11,700
Part time # £2,925

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

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