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Postgraduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

August 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 8,340

Course Accredited By


  • 10 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 15% scholarship

This programme will develop your technical and problem-solving skills to tackle the broad range of cyber security challenges that modern organisations face
This course is also available in Part Time Mode.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2023
  • October 2023
  • All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat.

Applicants should possess either: 

  • A degree in computer science or a closely related subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ relevant IT professional experience; or
  • Professional work experience in IT or a related field and/or other prior qualifications, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.
  • If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • 60 credits to achieve the postgraduate certificate (PGCert). 
  • Global Trends in Computer Science 
  • Security Engineering and Compliance 
  • Applied Cryptography 
  • Cyber Crime Prevention and Protection 
  • Cyber Forensics 
  • Security Risk Management 
  • Elective module: choose from
  • Deep Learning 
  • Machine Learning in Practice 
  • Multi-Agent Systems 
  • Natural Language Processing and Understanding 
  • Reasoning and Intelligent Systems 
  • Robotics 
  • Research Methods in Computer Science
  • PGCert: £6,000
  • These fees* are fully inclusive of all costs, including all teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits. 
  • Scholarships and discounts
  • In addition to the Executive Scholarship, you may also be able to benefit from the following scholarships and discounts: 
  • Full payment discount
  • If you choose to pay for your postgraduate programme up-front, we will apply an additional 5% discount to your tuition fee.
  • Executive Scholarships Executive Scholarships of 15% are available for all Business and Management programmes including the MBA, for enrolments during the 2021/22 academic year.
  • Regional Scholarships Regional Scholarships of up to 15% are available for international students based overseas in eligible countries
  • Alumni discount
  • University of Liverpool graduates going on to study an online master’s programme can benefit from a 10% discount on the tuition fees.

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