Cyber Security

Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Cyber Security
Awarding Body
QUALIFI
Duration
6 - 12 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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Awarding Body
QUALIFI
Duration
6 - 12 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

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Programme Overview

The QUALIFI Level 4/5 Diploma in Cyber Security is made up of 10 modules and 240 credits. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments.

The Level 4 Qualification provides the fundamental knowledge of the cyber security and risk management sector for the student so that they can develop the cyber security skills required to further achieve their opportunities in academics and in career. It consists of 6 modules including 5 mandatory units and 1 elective unit which takes 6 months to complete and carries 120 credits in total.

Upon the successful completion of the level 4 qualification, the student can proceed to Qualifi Level 5 Diploma academically. The employment opportunities related to level 4 qualification are positions such as Security Consultant, IT Security Analyst, Ethical Hackers, Computer Forensics, Penetration Tester, and Security Systems Administrator.

The Level 5 Qualification identifies and evaluates practical ways to protect people and organisations from cyber-attacks, data breaches and the consequential impacts. It consists of 4 modules which are all mandatory and it should take 6 months to complete the level 5 Diploma. The level 5 Diploma carries 120 credits in total.

Upon the successful completion of the level 5 qualification, the student can proceed to Level 6 University Degree (Top-Up) course academically. The employment opportunities related to level 5 qualification are positions such as Security Consultant, IT Security Analyst, Ethical Hackers, Computer Forensics, Penetration Tester, and Security Systems Administrator.

The complete programme itself is made up of 10 interactive modules and written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to 24/7 support, tutoring, and a variety of other support mechanisms.

Modules

Level 4 Modules

Cyber Security Threat and Risk - CYB401
Cyber security breaches cause significant personal and organisational damage and pose a clear and present risk to business profitability and resilience.
Network Security and Data Communications - CYB402
In this unit the learner will look at the component parts of digital communications and interoperability with IT networks, hardware, firmware and software components.
Database Security and Computer Programming - CYB403
Database security concerns the use of a broad range of information security controls to protect databases (potentially including the data, the database applications or stored functions, the database systems, the database servers and the associated network links) against compromises of their confidentiality, integrity and availability.
Incident Response, Investigations and Forensics - CYB404
In this unit the learner will examine Incident Response, Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTS), and events requiring investigative techniques.
Security Strategy: Laws, Policies, and Implementation - CYB405
Knowing how to build a cyber defence strategy, what legal tools require consideration, how policies can be written and embedded, are all vital ingredients to successful in-house cyber security practices.
Cyber Security Threats and Risk: Banking and Finance - CYB406
In this unit the learner will look at banking and financial services in relation to cyber security threats and risks and the potential methods to mitigate and lessen organisational vulnerability to cyber security attacks.

Level 5 Modules

Cryptography - CYB501
The process of encrypting and decrypting information forms the basis of much computer, device and network security.
Digital Investigations and Forensics - CYB502
This unit describes and explains how to conduct investigations with cyber-enabled equipment, including on public-internet-facing networks, or other network environments.
Communications and Incident Management - CYB503
The professional and lawful response to managing an incident can be the difference between company survival or otherwise.
Strategic Leadership - CYB504
In order for an organisation to be more cyber secure, leadership across employee and stakeholder networks is required to be delivered by the C-Suite. However, what happens if the C-Suite either doesn’t listen or doesn’t understand the Tier One threat posed by information security vulnerabilities.
Learning Outcomes
  • The ability to read and utilise relevant technical and security literature (including threat intelligence feeds) with a full understanding; the ability to think independently and solve potential overarching cyber security issues within a business or organisation.
  • Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems in the cyber security and digital risk management domains.
  • Recognising the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct, including in relation to conducting investigations, audits and incident responses.
  • An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of cyber security within business and service provision and wider operating environments and supply chains.
  • Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way; engage in credible debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists in relation to cyber security related issues and challenges.
  • Transferable skills and knowledge – including Project Management and Incident Response – which will enable individuals to meet changing environments and risks.
  • Motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.
  • Instil and embed a sense of understanding and respect of the global nature of the cyber threat environment; as well as the criticality of respecting, anticipating, and learning from diverse, international business practices and the global operating context.
  • Understand key cryptographic principles and modes.
  • Understand the standards, regulations and laws that apply to business and government organisations in relation to encryption.
  • Understand the core principles of digital investigations.
  • Apply the types of tool that support professional digital investigations at a strategic level.
  • Plan for an investigations and forensics teams.
  • Understand the physical and human resources required to manage a major suspected cyber security incident
  • Apply Business Continuity Management to major incident planning and response.
  • Understand the role senior leaders and strategic leadership.
  • Evaluate the management streams and performance monitoring mechanisms that relate to information security.
  • Understand how data protection legislation impacts considerations of strategy-setting and strategic leadership
Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3 or high school equivalent award

Should be at least 18 years old

Entry to Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

Completion of Level 4

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 4 & 5 programme is 12 months. The student is required to submit 12 assignments to complete both Level 4 and 5. Under the Fast-Track route, the student is required to complete two assignments per month and the programme can be completed in 6 months.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

Tuition Fee

Scholarships

Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee of both Level 4 & 5 combined is £1600.

Instalment Plans

Scholarships

Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • Standard Route: 12 instalments of £155 every month
  • Fast-Track: 6 instalments of £290 every month
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Enrolment Options

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£9
/month

Access to All Classes

Free 30-day Trial Period

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Pay in easy 8 installments

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Easy Monthly Payments

£155
/month

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Complete in 12 months

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Requires submitting 1 assignment per month

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Complete in 6 months

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Requires submitting 2 assignments per month

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ACADEMIC  PATHWAY

£1,600
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Complete at your own pace

Priority support

Unlimited tutor support

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Career guidance & advise

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Easy 12 instalments
Complete in 12 months
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Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
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/month
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Complete at your own pace
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Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 6 instalments
Complete in 6 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£290
/month
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Total Fee £1,600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £1600

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
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