Course Overview

January Semester

Module 1

Linux Administration

Module 2

Network Systems

Module 3

Windows Administration

Module 4

Emerging Cyber Trends 


September Semester

Module 1

Cybersecurity Standards and Risks

Module 2

Secure Network Systems

Module 3

Cyber Incident Response

Module 4

Vulnerability Analysis 


January Semester

Module 1

Secure Network Services

Module 2

Log Files and Event Analysis

Module 3

Computer Science Project
Course Level
Course Credit
Course Contact
18 Months
Higher Diploma
Dr. George D. O'Mahony

Programme Descriptor

Launch your cyber security career and transform your future with the HDip in Cyber Security Operations.

This is your launchpad into the dynamic world of cyber security. Our new Higher Diploma in Cyber Security Operations, significantly funded and priced at just €1,200 for 60 credits, is specifically designed to open doors for those from non-technical backgrounds. Whether you're looking to reskill or upskill, this course prepares you to tackle the cyber security challenges of tomorrow with confidence and expertise.

Secure your place in this pioneering programme today.

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Is This Course For Me?

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

The Higher Diploma is already funded by HCI Pillar 3 so no further funding is available. However, you may be eligible for tax relief. For more information, please click here.

Entry will be considered to any learner wishing to reskill in the area of cybersecurity and that already hold a Level 8 honours degree in any discipline. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria and wish to reskill in cybersecurity will be considered on a case by case basis.

Entry will also be considered recognising the prior learning of applicants using MTU Recognition of Prior Learning policy.

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