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Online Level 5 Diploma: Cyber Security

Security Courses

Level 5 Diploma: Cyber Security  (52 weeks, online, tutor-supported). ELCAS Approved.

The 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. 


Flexible: (120 Credits/ 6 Modules) Flexible and Tutor-Supported Learning: Study Online - with cutting-edge interactive software, videos, audio and content - at a time and place that suits you and your business!

Expert Tutors: Our accredited tutors have all worked in senior information and cyber security planning roles in major global businesses and/or law-enforcement agencies. Each module has a specialist module tutor to support student learning.

CISSP Preparation: Covers content that maps to all 8 subject matter domains within the formal Core Body of Knowledge (CBK) required for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – the Cyber Security ‘gold standard’ qualification

Networking: Meet new colleagues and industry peers through our virtual global networking and discussion forums. You will also be entitled to free attendance at our Global Cyber Academy ‘live’ business network seminars in London

Modules: 4 exciting Modules, each taking 12 weeks. Introductory Threat & Risk module (4 weeks)

  • Module 1: Cryptography (30 Credits);
  • Module 2: Digital Investigations and Forensics (30 Credits);
  • Module 3: Communications and Incident Management (30 Credits);
  • Module 4: Digital Leadership (30 Credits)

Assessment: One formal assignment at the module end. Informal (formative) exercises during module. Formal assessments include business reports and presentations. Informal include quizzes, comprehension, brainstorming and practice reports.

EU GDPR: Covered in an advanced manner via a dedicated module to data security

Accreditation: Pass every module to earn a Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security issued by the eminent UK Higher Education awarding body, Qualifi*


*Progression Routes to University: Learners who pass Level 4 and Level 5 Diplomas, may progress into the Final Year of the Anglia Ruskin University Cyber Security Degree


Location:Online and Tutor-supported Duration:52 weeks Cost:£2,699 inc VAT
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