About Cyber Skills

We are Ireland's leading experts in cybersecurity education. Four of Ireland's top universities, Munster Technological UniversityUniversity College DublinUniversity of Limerick and Technological University Dublin  are collaborating to provide pathways and micro-credentials to address skill shortages in the area of Cyber Security. Our programs will provide you with the knowledge, skills and training needed to upskill and enhance your career in cybersecurity. Find out more about our courses.

Why Choose Cyber Skills

The answer is simple, Cyber Skills is the only place where you can find a course that has been specifically designed and created by industry and academia experts. Working closely with our industry partners Dell and Master Card we have designed courses informed by the needs of the workplace to enhance the skills of networking and software development professionals.

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Cyber Skills Cyber Range

Cyber Skills benefits from the first of its kind world class cloud based Cyber Range. The Cyber Range provides a secure, sandboxed area which simulates real-world feel scenarios and environments where students can test their new skills. Labs and assignments will be used to reinforce the content from the lectures. A full range of scenarios will provide the opportunity to test the vast array of techniques required to keep ahead in this challenging ever changing environment.

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Cyber Skills Aims



Create Innovative, Enterprise focused and Research informed cybersecurity courses through meaningful collaboration.



Empower Learner to design their own courses and take their own pathways with straightforward articulation and progression routes



Facilitate new learning pathways using micro credentials and by capturing learning through e-Portfolios.

Partner Stories

“Dell Technologies is delighted to work in partnership with the Cyber Skills. What is unique about this project, is that we were able to develop Cyber Security pathways aligned to job roles we identified as critically important to our organization”

Mr. Bob Savage, VP Regional CIO EMEA & Cork Site Lead, Dell Technologies

“At Mastercard’s Dublin Tech Hub, Safety and security is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud to help build and support the development of Cyber Security skills for experienced IT professionals in Ireland, through the Cyber Skills Initiative.”

Mr. Brendan Gormley, VP Security Engineering, Mastercard

Together with our partners