Cyber Security

Diploma programme for a career in cyber security
10-week programme

Earn globally recognised certifications:
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
  • CCNA Security
  • Microsoft Security Fundamentals
Build in-demand industry skills:
  • Communication Skills
  • Pricing and Budgeting
  • Project Management

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How to launch your cyber security career

Understand the various roles and career paths in cybersecurity, such as security analyst, penetration tester, security engineer, security architect, incident responder, or security consultant.  This will help you evaluate how well your knowledge, skills, experience and interests align with industry requirements.

Build your credibility through education and industry certifications such as CompTIA Security+ that demonstrate your skills against a recognised standard, and develop your understanding of cybersecurity standards and frameworks such as ISO/IEC 27001.

Gain practical experience through work experience, internships and junior positions to build real-world expertise to compliment your training and skills.
Remember, patience and persistence are essential when trying to break into a new field. Be open to learning new skills, stay informed about the latest threats and security trends, and be prepared to adapt as the cybersecurity landscape evolves.

Ten Steps to Success
  • Research the field
  • Assess your skills and background
  • Acquire relevant education
  • Gain certifications
  • Develop technical skills
  • Learn industry best practices
  • Gain practical experience
  • Network with professionals
  • Customise job applications
  • Prepare for interviews

Your future career starts now

Delivery Locations


Study to become a Cyber Security professional at our friendly Chelmsford campus serving our Essex students.


Study to become a Cyber Security professional at our friendly Ipswich campus serving our Suffolk and Norfolk students.


This programme can be studied online to access this course from across the globe.  Professional exams can be taken at local assessment centres in your location.