You can expect a boot camp experience that challenges you to develop, practice, and master new skills. Our curriculum will help you build the knowledge you need to join the cyber security industry, learn tools and technologies vetted by current practitioners, and prepare to seek professional certifications that establish your expertise and resonate with employers.
Learn to think like a cyber security professional by assessing threats and mitigating risks.
Gain hands-on experience working with the command line and bash commands that are prominent in IT roles. You will configure and audit servers, as well as harden and secure them from malicious attacks.
Dive into network configuration, design, protocols, and data communication.
Dive into SIEMs and network security monitoring, practice responding to different breaches and attacks, and learn how to recover deleted data as part of preparing evidence for a legal case.
Gain a thorough understanding of web applications, databases, and the vulnerabilities and hardening associated with them.
Focus on certification prep for Security+ and CEH exams, and conclude the programme with a final group project.
The University of Birmingham is ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions, and has been challenging and developing students for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, our work brings people from across the world to study either online or on our campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.
We recognise that in an increasingly fast-paced world, flexibility in terms of how and where you undertake your studies is important. Our portfolio of programmes offers a modern solution for today’s students.
This programme is offered through the University of Birmingham in partnership with edX.
Skills Bootcamps scholarships are funded for learners by the Department for Education (DfE) as part of their Skills for Life scheme. The DfE invests in lifelong learning, helping people gain new skills in a flexible and accessible way at any stage of their lives.