Course Overview

September Semester

Module 1

Secure Software Development 

Module 2

Cybersecurity Standards and Risks


January Semester

Module 1

Practical Cryptography

Module 2

Security Assurance
Course Level
Course Credit
Course Contact
9 Months
20 Credits
Special Purpose Award
Dr. Anila Mjeda
EU €2,800/ Non EU €4,000

Programme Descriptor

Certificate in Secure Software Development is designed to give Software Development Professionals the skills they need to securely design, develop and assess software systems.

The pathway has been designed by software engineers to provide a comprehensive set of skills to support the development of secure software from requirements to Quality assurance.


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Is This Course For Me?

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Yes, it is a fully online part-time course.

You may be eligible for funding with Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet. For more information, please see below.
For information on your eligibility for tax relief, please click here.

This course is for experienced software developers to enhance their skills with the knowledge to develop secure software. Ideally candidates will poess an honours degree in computing or in a cognate area (STEM). Candidates who do not hold a computing degree and are currently working in the IT sector may be considered based on relevant academic qualifications or extensive work experience.

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Apply For Funding

We are pleased to say this course is available for funding through Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet. Check your eligibility by following these quick and easy steps.


  1. Apply for this course on the CyberSkills website 
  2. Enquire with Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet if you are eligible for funding. Click Here to visit their website.
  3. If you are offered a place on the course, once accepting mark your employer to pay - Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet
  4. Enjoy the course!

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