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Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security

Specifications
Qualification title: Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security
Qualification type: Vocational Related Qualification (Higher Education)
Level: 5
Accreditation status: Accredited
Credit Equivalency: 120
Qualification number (RQF): 603/4139/7
Progression routes: Level 6 University Degree (Top-Up) course or directly into employment in an associated profession.
Availability: UK and international
Next qualification review date: 20/02/2021
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Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security
Course Overview

The qualification has been created to develop and reward those learners who are looking to or already have chosen a career in a business-related sector. We hope that centres and learners take the opportunity to learn a great deal from this programme that will provide relevant new skills and qualities. It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that your learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors. The Diploma is accredited at Level 5 with a total equivalence of 120 credits. It is envisaged that learners completing this Level 5 programme will progress to a university Level 6 Top-Up programme in the risk management field.

Units

Mandatory

  • Cryptography
  • Digital Investigations and Forensics
  • Communications and Incident Management
  • Strategic Leadership
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand key cryptographic principles and modes
  2. Understand the standards, regulations and laws that apply to business and government organisations in relation to encryption
  3. Understand the core principles of digital investigations
  4. Apply the types of tool that support professional digital investigations at a strategic level
  5. Plan for an investigations and forensics teams
  6. Understand the physical and human resources required to manage a major suspected cyber security incident
  7. Apply Business Continuity Management to major incident planning and response
  8. Understand the role senior leaders and strategic leadership
  9. Evaluate the management streams and performance monitoring mechanisms that relate to information security
  10. Understand how data protection legislation impacts considerations of strategy-setting and strategic leadership
Entry Requirements
  • Learners who possess qualifications at Level 4 and/or;
  • Learners who have some technical and risk management work experience in a computing or
    security business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;
  • Learners who possess a Level 5 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their
    careers in cyber security and/or risk management.
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