Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security

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Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security

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This 120 credit 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.

Learning Outcomes
? Understand key cryptographic principles and modes
? Understand the standards, regulations and laws that apply to business and government organisations in relation to encryption
? Understand the core principles of digital investigations
? Apply the types of tool that support professional digital investigations at a strategic level
? Plan for an investigations and forensics teams
? Understand the physical and human resources required to manage a major suspected cyber security incident
? Apply Business Continuity Management to major incident planning and response
? Understand the role senior leaders and strategic leadership
? Evaluate the management streams and performance monitoring mechanisms that relate to information security
? Understand how data protection legislation impacts considerations of strategy-setting and strategic leadership

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
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The Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelors degree.

Qualification structure

Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security consists of 4 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.

Key facts about Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security

Gain expertise in cybersecurity with the "Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security." This comprehensive program equips you with essential skills to protect digital assets from cyber threats. Study topics like network security, ethical hacking, cryptography, and more. Accredited course with practical, hands-on learning. Flexible online format allows you to balance studies with other commitments. Experienced instructors and real-world scenarios ensure practical understanding. Prepare for industry-recognized certifications. Launch or advance your cybersecurity career with confidence.

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Why choose LSIB ?

    The "Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security" is essential for today's digital landscape. Cyber threats are on the rise, making skilled professionals crucial. This course equips you with advanced knowledge in network security, ethical hacking, and cryptography. With industry demand for cybersecurity experts growing, this diploma enhances job prospects. Gain practical skills to safeguard sensitive information, prevent cyber attacks, and earn recognition with industry-standard certifications. Flexible online learning suits various schedules. Invest in your future, contribute to cybersecurity, and join a high-demand field with this comprehensive program.

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Flexible study

Study from anywhere, Study anytime
Flexibility: Study from anywhere, Study anytime

Our dynamic and flexible course will help you attain world class qualification from the comforts of your home or office.

We welcome applications from students of all backgrounds and from any part of the world. We set high standards, and we challenge, pushing students to new heights. We support and guide students through their studies, research and careers.

Entry requirements

The Learners must possess:
● Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
● Work experience of 2 years or more in case you do not hold any formal qualification
● Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

International Students can apply

Joining our world will be life-changing with a student body representing over 157 nationalities.

LSIB is truly an international institution with history of welcoming students from around the world. With us, you're not just a student, you're a member.

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Course content

Mandatory Units (Each unit is of 30 credit value)
● Cryptography
● Digital Investigations and Forensics
● Communications and Incident Management
● Strategic Leadership


The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

Fee and Payment Plans


The programme is available in two duration modes:

6 Months
9 Months


6 Months - GBP £1250
9 Months - GBP £950 * This programme does not have any additional costs.
* The fee is payable in monthly, quarterly, half yearly instalments.
** You can avail 5% discount if you pay the full fee upfront in 1 instalment

Fee Payment plans

6 Months - GBP £1250

● Payment option (a): GBP £416 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1187.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 Months - GBP £950

● Payment option (c): GBP £190 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £475 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £902.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Our course fee is upto 40% cheaper than most universities and colleges.

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This programme offers wide range of career paths. Here are just a few:

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