The Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Cyber Security (L5DC CS) (previously Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security (L5DCS)) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey. This builds upon the knowledge gained during the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC).

The Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Cyber Security (L5DC CS) (previously Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security (L5DCS)) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey. This builds upon the knowledge gained during the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC).

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This qualification is designed to develop the specialist skills necessary to protect and secure data systems from ever-increasing threats in today’s evolving digital society.

A balance of academic and vocational learning will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills essential in many cyber-security job roles.

Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will be able to go on to directly pursue a career in cyber security or complete the final year of a degree at one of the many universities which recognise NCC Education qualifications.

This qualification is designed to develop the specialist skills necessary to protect and secure data systems from ever-increasing threats in today’s evolving digital society.

A balance of academic and vocational learning will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills essential in many cyber-security job roles.

Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will be able to go on to directly pursue a career in cyber security or complete the final year of a degree at one of the many universities which recognise NCC Education qualifications.

For entry onto the NCC Education L5DC CS course, students must have at least one of the following:  

  • NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L4DC BM). 

OR  

  • A local or international qualification, which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L4DC BM) qualifications. This must be agreed with NCC Education in advance. 

If a potential student’s first language is not English, they must also reach the  

English Language requirements of either:  

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score of 5.5 or above 
  • Alternatively, take the free NCC Education Higher English Placement Test, which is administered by our Accredited Partner Centres.

Students are required to complete six units comprising of Four Specialist units and Two elective units:  

Specialist Units Mandatory • Business IT Project 

 

•Computer Forensics and Incident Investigation 

• Ethical Hacking and Information Security Assessments 

•Network Security Threats and Defence Mechanisms 

Elective Units (Choose 2) • Analysis, Designs and Implementation 

 

• Artificial Intelligence 

• IT Project Management 

•Professional and Career Development in IT

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. Operating in 145 countries globally, they are the owner and developer of the world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Licence Penetration Testing (Practical) programmes, among others. They have trained and certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally that have influenced the cyber security mindset of countless organisations worldwide.

Assessment through examination and coursework assignments.

  • Students that complete the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Cyber Security) (L5DC CS) can enrol onto NCC Education’s final year Cyber Security and Networking top-up degree:

– The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking top-up degree is delivered online by NCC Education and is validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) 

 

Alternatively contact the NCC Education Customer Service customer.service@nccedu.com or +44 (0)161 438 6200 for advice on articulation options. 

If you are interested in enrolling for the Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security (L5DCS) contact us at admissions@nccedu.com. Alternatively, send our Customer Service team an email at customer.service@nccedu.com.

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