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Computing and Data Science Cyber Security

Cyber Security

With an increasing number of users, devices and applications in the modern world, the global cyber threat continues to evolve at a rapid pace. With the growing volume of cyber attackers and attack techniques, government and businesses are continuously updating the cyber security policy and guidelines to protect their critical systems and sensitive information from cyber attacks. HKU SPACE is offering a range of cyber security programmes at Certificate and Degree levels to provide a through-train articulation approach for different students who are interested in pursuing their careers in cyber security.

These programmes provide holistic coverage of cyber security, from theories and governance, to penetration testing and digital forensics.

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University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Cyber security is now widely recognised as an international priority, with hacking, malicious code, and data theft being just three of the many reasons why it's vital in the design, development and implementation of today’s IT systems. Unlike traditional bachelor degree programme (BSc) in Computer Science, this bachelor degree programme (BSc) in Computer and Information Security delivers a view of security threats and solutions, alongside an essential background in wider IT topics and technology. This is particularly important in light of the national Cyber Security Strategy and the current shortage of related skills in the marketplace.
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Duration 2 years
Fee HK$108,000* in four instalments (Year 2: HK$45,000; Year 3: HK$63,000)

* Subject to annual changes
The programme aims to equip students with a broad and solid grounding in the field of information technology, and to enhance students’ technical knowledge and problem-solving skills. The development and application of some emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Applications and Analytics, and Cloud Computing will also be covered in the programme.
Start 17 JUL 2023 (MON)
Duration 20 months to 4 years
Fee Total programme fee: HK$51,000 paid in 3 instalments (HK$17,600 for the first instalment and HK$16,700 for the last two instalments)

Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
開課日期 2023年10月7日 (星期六)
修業期 2年
課程費用 港幣 15,200 元
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Duration 2 years