Subject exemption and year entry

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security


Programme Features

We are now living in online world – shop online, work online and socialize online. Meanwhile, our online activities generate a large amount of data that might be held by government bodies or commercial companies. If the information systems employed by these bodies are not secure, our data may fall into the wrong hands where it might be exploited to cause not only financial harm but also threaten our safety. This is why cyber security becomes a very important issue nowadays which everyone should be aware of.


This course provides a good combination of theory and practice by balancing cutting-edge security technologies and solutions with fundamental concepts and principles. After taking the course, you will have the necessary security knowledge and skills to embark on a security career. 




Programme Leader: Prof. Ada Zheng





About the University of West London

  • Number 1 in the UK for student satisfaction, student voice and academic support in the National Survey (NSS) 2022^.
  • Best modern*** London university (non-specialist) in the 2023 Complete University Guide.
  • Number 23 out of 121 universities nationwide in The Guardian University Guide 2023**.
  • University of the Year for Student Experience and University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
  • UWL is ranked in the Top 100 universities in the UK for the overall quality of our research and almost 80% of our research is rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment.

All course/prospectus information is available online from


**Guardian University Guide 2023

***Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992.

^The National Student Survey 2022

  • Number 1 in the UK for student satisfaction and student voice - from the average of all scores in the survey.
  • Number 1 in the UK (excluding specialist institutions) for academic support - from the average of all scores in the survey.





Study Mode

Full time / Part time / Flexible mode



Registration Number




Details of qualifications register record

QR Registration No.


Registration Validity Period

01/09/2019 - 31/08/2023






Admissions and Registration Office

Address : 213 Nam Cheong Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon

Tel : (852) 27822433

Fax : (852) 27820497

E-mail :





Student Sharing

Please refer to the similar programme offered by HKIT:






CEF Course Code: 34Z13034A

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

The mother course (BSc (Hons) Cyber Security) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5).