University of Central Lancashire – BSc

University of Central Lancashire – BSc

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking

2 Years in India + 1 Year in UK
3 Years in India

About Central Lancashire

Today University of Central Lancashire is one of the UK’s largest universities with a staff and student community approaching 38,000. Their employment-focused course portfolio with over 350 undergraduate programmes, nearly 200+ postgraduate courses and rich array of CPD courses means we offer you the skills and experience that industry needs.


They started life in Preston and have since grown the number of their UK campuses. As well as Preston, they are also based in Burnley (East Lancashire) and Westlakes (West Cumbria). They were honoured to establish the first British University in Cyprus in 2012 having been granted an academic license by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture. Their ambitious Campus Masterplan vision is to create an attractive and inviting, world-class campus compatible with our status as one of the UK’s largest universities. A core principle of their plan is to integrate their campus seamlessly with the rest of the City, benefitting current and future generations of students, staff, visitors and the wider community.

City Conditions

The climate of Preston is of a temperate maritime type, with a narrow range of temperatures, similar to the rest of the British Isles. Being relatively close to the Irish sea, this is more pronounced than areas to the south and east of Preston. The official Met Office weather station is located at Moor Park, less than 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the city centre, and surrounded by built-up areas, suggesting a degree of urban warming is likely, particularly during clear and calm nights.


There’s something special about living in university accommodation, especially if it’s your first time away from home. With a wide range of accommodation options, they'll help you find the right place for you. Read more -

Student Support Team

The Student Support Team is your dedicated advice and guidance service for all aspects of university life. Their friendly staff will provide you with information on all the support services available to you during your time here.
The Students’ Union is at the heart of student life at UCLan. The Union organises events throughout the year, and provides support to students who need it. The Students’ Union is home to many fabulous societies, from Airsoft and entrepreneurship, to photography, debating, media and sport. There are also plenty of political, religious and national groups that you can join. You'll find plenty of like-minded people at UCLan. If you can’t find a society you’re interested in, then the Students’ Union will help you set up your own. Read more -

Why choose University of Central Lancashire?

The Central Lancashire is one of the UK’s largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. Internationally, the University has academic partners in all regions of the globe and provides first class education to international and EU students on a thriving campus.

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About BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking

The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking topup degree is delivered online by NCC Education and is a natural progression from our Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Cyber Security. This final year is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan). The programme aims to equip graduates with the knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills necessary for taking part in the design, implementation, management and security of modern computer systems. It will enable them to work as professionally minded cyber security practitioners able to meet the responsibilities and challenges demanded in the cyber security industry.

Program Structure

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates find roles in network security, management, design and implementation. Others are employed as analysts, systems managers and technical support staff. Previous students have gone on to work for major international companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Intel, Red Bull and Fujitsu-Siemens. Others have gone into teaching or undertaken postgraduate study.

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking


LEVEL 4 Computing
Semester 1 Computer Network Core
Computer System Core
Database Core
Skills for Computing Part I (Technical Communication) Core
Skills for Computing Part II (Statistics) Core
Semester 2 Designing & Developing Object Oriented Program Core
Design and developing a website Core
Office Solution Development  Core
Software Development techniques Core
LEVEL 5 Computing
(Students must pass 6 Units to pass)
Semester 3 Information Systems Analysis Core
Specialist Database Design and Development SPECIALIST
Specialist Network Security and Cryptography SPECIALIST
Specialist Computing Project SPECIALIST
Elective Analysis, Design and Implementation ELECTIVE
Elective Artificial Intelligence ELECTIVE
Elective Professional Issues in IT ELECTIVE
Elective Dynamic Websites   ELECTIVE
Elective Agile Development ELECTIVE
LEVEL 6 Computing
Campus - Vidyalankar OR Lancashire
  • Electives and some core courses may change according to pre-requisites required for selected specialization/major
  • Students must also study some of mandatory courses (apart from provided electives) after transferring as directed by the university


Year Fees
1st Year ₹10,000 Enrollment fees
₹3,75,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
2nd Year ₹3,75,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
3rd Year ₹3,75,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
Year Fees
1st Year ₹1500 Application fees
₹3,75,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
2nd Year ₹3,75,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
3rd Year £14,900 Tuition fees
£8000 Living expense

Other Fees

Item Tentative Expense
Health Insurance ₹1,87,500
IELTS Registration ₹ 14,700
Visa Fees USD $160
Airfare USD $850

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