Course Overview

September Semester

Module 1

Vulnerability Analysis

Module 2

Penetration Testing


January Semester

Module 1

Evasion and Defense Analysis
Course Level
Course Credit
Course Contact
9 Months
Special Purpose Award
Dr. George O'Mahony
EU €3,500/ Non EU €5,000
80% subsidy available for EU students.

Programme Descriptor

The aim of the programme is to teach students the latest tools and techniques in identifying vulnerabilities (web and network), performing penetration testing and advanced pentesting techniques, including bypassing security mechanisms and evading defences.


More Information

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 ideal for ICT professionals or graduates with an honours degree in computing or in a cognate area (STEM) who wish to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional in a technical role. This is a highly technical course requiring basic networking knowledge to ensure success. 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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