Cyber Security

Open University in Ireland


Course Name Cyber Security
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code E96
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PD Dip Cyber (Open)
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Duration 1 - 4 years.

How long it takes
This qualification can be completed within one year. Most students will study this qualification over two years, completing 60 credits each year. The maximum time to complete this is four years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry requirements
To start this diploma, you will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing, cyber security or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience in the area of cyber security. If you do not hold a bachelors degre...


Expand+On completion
On successfully completing this course, we’ll award you our Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security. You’ll be entitled to use the letters PG Dip Cyber (Open) after your name.

You can progress from this Postgraduate Diploma in Cy...

Course Content

Expand+Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security
Our cyber security diploma covers a range of topics. Topics include information security, digital forensics and other fundamental concepts. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional de...

Subjects Taught Modules
To gain this qualification, you need 120 credits as follows:
120 credits from:
• Information security (M811) 30
Next start: 01 Nov 2022
• Digital forensics (M812) 30
Next start: 01 May 2022
• Systems security (M817) 30
Next start: 01 May 2022
• Network security (T828) 30
Next start: 01 Nov 2022
Number of Credits 120
Careers or Further Progression

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The modules in the postgraduate cyber security programme are for professional security specialists, computer specialists, engineers, technical managers and scientists who need to develop or update their skills and knowledge in the a...

Further Enquiries Our advisers are available to take your call Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00, excluding public holidays.

Tel: +353 1 678 5399
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