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Studying Cybersecurity at NCI

Cybersecurity is an essential need for a modern society in which information technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. Cybersecurity has the fastest growth rate among all areas of IT, with the labour market encountering a severe workforce shortage in this field.

National College of Ireland’s range of cybersecurity courses can help you develop world-class skills and detailed knowledge, allowing you to add value to your team and organisation or to build a bridge between your current career path and a new role in this growing sector.

No matter what stage of your education journey you’re currently at, NCI offers a cybersecurity course that suits you.

Visit the course pages to learn how to apply.

 

 

Cybersecurity Courses Funded By Springboard+

Our Springboard+ funded courses are ideal for ICT professionals or graduates with an honours degree in computing/computer science or in a cognate area (STEM) that wish to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional. Classes start in January, visit the course page to learn how to apply.

Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity

This course provides learners with essential expert technical knowledge, competence, and research skills of the most important technical concepts of cybersecurity and how they are applied in emerging areas such as device security and forensics.

1 Year | Level 9 | Part-Time | Blended/Online

Master's Degrees in Cybersecurity

The MSc in Cybersecurity is offered both full-time and part-time. Online applications are now open, visit a course page to get started.

MSc in Cybersecurity - Part-Time

This programme is technical and practical in nature, uniquely embedded in industry, and develops in-depth expertise of core technical topics within the area of cybersecurity.

2 Years | Level 9 | Part-Time | Blended

MSc in Cybersecurity - Full-Time

This course is ideal for ICT professionals or graduates with an honours degree in computing/computer science or in a cognate area (STEM) that wish to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional.

1 Year | Level 9 | Full-Time | Blended

Higher Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing offers specialisations in the second semester to choose from, including Cybersecurity. The stream element is a focused set of modules to bring the learners quickly to the industry entry standard for the chosen specialisation.

Higher Diploma in Science in Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity stream in the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing provides specialised technical skills required for application security development, application/service vulnerability detection and incident detection.

1 Year | Level 8 | Part-Time | Blended

Get in Touch
If you have any questions about our cybersecurity courses, get in touch with our Admissions Team by emailing admissions@ncirl.ie.