BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity
The following section presents the information of Full-time Programme offered at IVE(Chai Wan) in 2020-2021.
Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance) : 253042
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020
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The BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity is a degree programme offered by Coventry University. Successful completion carries the same academic status as that offered to Coventry’s on-campus graduates.
With a strong emphasis on practical application of academic and theoretical aspects, the programme aims to teach the key skills and competencies required by a cyber security professional, using specialised physical and virtual labs. Students will cover specialist security topics in the computing field, including ethical hacking, digital forensics, penetration testing, network security and cryptography.
|Mode of Study and Duration||
Full-time, 1 year
Application Fee: HK$200*
* All applicants can enjoy a waiver of application fee for ONCE.
This programme enables students to:
As well as the technical foci, the programme contains content that prepares students in social, ethical, legal and professional aspects of a cooperative human environment such as the workplace.
The practical nature of this programme places an emphasis on students' future employability, developing a wide range of technical, analytical, design and professional skills. Graduates will be able to find employment in ethical hacking and penetration testing roles, malware and software security analysis, telecoms security, digital forensics and evidence gathering, network and security administration within organisations, government organisations and insurance companies.
The programme is delivered in full-time mode, comprising of the following modules:
Assessment is based on coursework, an examination and a final project.
Founded in 1843 and recently celebrating 175 years, Coventry University is a dynamic and outward-looking institution with a tradition of teaching excellence, impactful research and bold international partnerships.
Coventry has consistently ranked in the top 15th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2016-2020, serving to reinforce its teaching and research excellence. Furthermore Coventry has been awarded a 5 star overall rating by the QS Stars award system. Our partnership with SHAPE offers you the opportunity to learn through the 'Coventry Way' and graduate with a Coventry programme degree certificate.
Applicants must hold one of the qualifications listed below:
- Higher Diploma in Information and Network Security; or
- A qualification equivalent to the above *
All applicants must be able to demonstrate competence equivalent to an HKCEE Grade E or HKDSE Level 2 in Mathematics. Applicants from the approved VTC feeder programmes are considered to have met this requirement.
* Subject to final approval by Coventry University
English Proficiency Requirements
- Holders of VTC Higher Diploma or Professional Diploma taught and assessed in English; or
- Applicants who are not from the approved VTC feeder programmes should have successfully completed a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree taught and assessed in English from a recognised institution in Hong Kong or equivalent, or alternatively they should have attained a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
|Programme Co-ordinator||Mr Nik Yiu|
|Tel no.||2595 2552|
|General Enquiries||Ms Cherry Chan|
|Tel no.||2595 8377|