Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity

Description: Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity
Duration: 1 year
NFQ Level: Level 9
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Programme Overview

This course is being offered under the Springboard+ initiative for free for jobseekers and for a nominal fee for applicants in employment. See the Springboard+ tab for more information and to find out how to apply for this course.

Cybersecurity is an essential need for a modern society in which information technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. The Cybersecurity field has the fastest growth rate while the labour market encounters a severe workforce shortage.

This course is ideal for ICT professionals or graduates with a level 8 degree on National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), in computing/ computer science or in a cognate area (STEM) that wish to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional; to take a leading technical or managerial role; to progress faster in their exmployment or to apply the knowledge in their current role. Candidates who do not hold a computing degree and are currently working in the IT sector may be considered based on relevant academic qualifications or extensive work experience. Candidates are expected to have programming ability.

This face-to-face course will start in January 2020.

  • Application Date: 14/01/2020
  • Start Date: 21/01/2020
  • End Date: 31/12/2020

Click the link above to access the course page on the Springboard+ website for further information and to apply.

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