Middlesex University
Cyber Security and Digital Forensics BSc (Hons)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 20 graduates of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics BSc (Hons) and other courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
69 /100
20 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31745 £31510 £36530
25-75 percentile range £26991 - £36256 £23194 - £39893 £26878 - £46535

Course Description

Overview

Why study cyber security and digital forensics with us

Our BSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics will develop your theoretical knowledge while you gain the skills, practical experience and certifications to excel in areas that range from compliance management to cyber forensics and everywhere in between. Tailor your studies to gain the expert knowledge, certifications and specialist cyber security skills that are in high demand across all sectors and industries.

You’ll enhance your understanding of compliance standards within a range of industries and networks, learn to identify breaches, vulnerabilities and threats – and build the digital investigation skills that will minimise their impact on organisations.

Build your practical skills

We’ll give you the opportunity to develop your professional skills with a year-long, paid work experience placement as part of a four-year study option. You’ll also have the chance to gain industry-recognised certifications, including Cisco's CCNA and CCNP.

You’ll put theory into practice with hands-on experiments in our dedicated network, cyber security and digital forensic labs, using the latest applications and tools used in the IT security field.

Our cyber security and digital forensics degree gives you the flexibility to tailor your studies with optional modules that let you focus on your areas of interest while you develop the skills that will give you a competitive edge in the industry.

Get the support you need to succeed

Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you are an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience.

We’ll give you the help you need to write your CV, develop your job entry plan and make the relevant industry contacts that will let you pursue your career goals. You’ll graduate with a range of job opportunities in a variety of sectors, following in the footsteps of graduates who are now making their mark in companies including Accenture, Grant Thornton, Eurofins Forensic Service, Serious Fraud Office and Transport for London.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics BSc (Hons) at Middlesex University

20% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Process, plant and machine operatives
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Engineering professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Engineering professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Electrical And Electronic Engineering

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

With a minimum of 5.5 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 72

With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

PTE Academic 51

With at least 51 in all components

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Cyber Security and Digital Forensics BSc (Hons)

Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £15100 year 1
International £15100 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Student composition of Middlesex University

undergraduates:
12180
postgraduates:
2825
Total:
15005
Number of students enrolled in courses of subject “Computer and Information Security”: Academic year - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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