Certificate in Web Penetration Testing and Assurance

Current high profile cyber security breaches are expected to drive demand for cyber security specialists in the next few months and this programme is targeted at roles to provide organisations with skilled individuals who can help prevent such attacks.

This pathway is designed to especially facilitate learners to transition into cybersecurity roles from developer backgrounds.


Developer Testing

Starts January

Course Level
Course Credit
Course Contact
1 Year
Special Purpose Award
Dr. Anila Mjeda
EU €2,100/ Non EU €3,000

Programme Descriptor


Students will be given a capacity to critically appraise the security of a software system, integrate security best practices in the software development life cycle, and design & apply ethical web penetration testing

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Cloud Security

Register your interest

Upon registering your interest, you will be contacted by one of Cyber Skills Programme Coordinators requesting your CV, including details of any courses/certificates taken to date that are related to the course, and a brief motivational statement explaining why you would like to do the course.

Acceptance is pending the completion of an application form and upload of your transcripts of third level results, as well as evidence of any relevant cyber security courses you have completed, to the OLAPPS portal once it becomes available. Recognition of prior learning in lieu of a related third level course is also considered on an individual basis once a student has applied.

The full cost of this course is EU €2,100/ Non EU €3,000. Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee. You will not be charged for registering your interest or applying for the programme, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.