THE ACADEMY OF CYBER SECURITY
Course & Curriculum
The curriculum was designed alongside cyber security’s most influential organisations, ensuring academy students learn the real-life skills needed in the workplace
Academic experts designed the course delivery to optimise knowledge intake and member enjoyment
The Academy of Cyber Security is a 16-week immersive course. Students receive 400 hours of instructor-led tuition (25 hours a week) alongside 200 hours of guided self-study (12.5 hours a week).
Members of the Academy can learn from anywhere and attend the live, online, instructor-lead classrooms with their student peers.
We have partnered with a number of immersive cyber security training platforms to replicate real-life scenarios. Students will have 24/7 access to these platforms throughout the course.
The course and curriculum was designed by an expert team consisting of academic experts, leading cyber security professionals, and key employers. A number of potential students were also involved with the design, to make the course was engaging and enjoyable.
The course has taken 9 months to develop. The material and course is entirely bespoke and aligned with the GCHQ accreditation scheme & key employers.
The curriculum team undertook immersive research alongside employers to understand which skills are most in demand. Members will develop a core technical cyber security skill set suitable for a number of different roles.
Members of the Academy can expect to study;
Protect & Defend
- Enterprise Network Defence (END) Analysis
- END Infrastructure Support
- Incident Response
- Vulnerability Assessment & Management
- Systems Security Architecture
- Testing & Evaluation
- Systems Development
- Digital Forensics
- Cyber Investigation
Oversee & Govern
- Risk Management
Operate & Maintain
- Systems Security Analysis
Graduates of the Academy will obtain three highly recognised cyber security certifications. These will include;
- CompTIA Network+, Linux+, Security+
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA Linux+
Exam preparation and support will be provided as part of the curriculum.
The cost of certifications are included in the tuition fee or income share agreement.