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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (RQF) in Computing (Cyber Security)

Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (RQF) in Computing (Cyber Security) is a two-year program that equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge for a career in cybersecurity. It covers subjects such as network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, and cybercrime investigation. This course prepares learners for the demands of the global cybersecurity market, providing them with the essential expertise in computing and cyber defense.

Key features of the course:

  • A focus on practical, hands-on learning, with an emphasis on real-world applications and problem-solving.
  • An emphasis on the latest industry-standard tools and technologies used in cybersecurity, such as Kali Linux and Wireshark.
  • An emphasis on ethical hacking, which involves using the same techniques as malicious hackers to identify vulnerabilities in systems and networks.
  • An opportunity to develop professional skills such as teamwork, communication, and project management through group projects and assignments.
  • Supportive and knowledgeable faculty who bring real-world experience to the classroom.


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Progression pathways

Career opportunities:

Graduates of the HND in Computing – Cyber Security course can expect to find employment in a range of industries, including healthcare, finance, government, and technology. Some specific job titles that graduates may hold include:

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Information Security Manager
  • Penetration Tester
  • Digital Forensics Analyst

Fees & admissions

To obtain additional information regarding Fees, Scholarships, and admission details, kindly get in touch with our admission team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Entry requirements

  • GCE Advance level profile
  • Grade 12
  • BTEC Level 3 Qualification in Computing
  • Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution
  • Any of the above or equivalent
  • Candidates with relevant Work Experience, Achievements or Prior Knowledge can also be admitted based on Assessment by the Academic Team.
English proficiency
    • English Proficieny Test score of 50%.
    • IELTS score of 5.5
    • Any of the above or Its equivalent



17 yrs of age or above

How to apply

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Early bird application deadline

15th July 2024

The application deadline for the September 2024 intake is quickly approaching, with the date set for April 2024 Intake. Prospective students are advised to complete their application process promptly to ensure their eligibility for the upcoming academic term. It is crucial to submit all required documents and meet the stipulated deadline to secure a spot in the desired program and avoid any potential delays or complications in the admission process.