BSc Cyber Security

BSc Cyber Security

All our undergraduate programmes follow our 2+1 system, studying two years in Istanbul and one year in the UK ,  the last year will be studied at a partner university in the UK. Or study the 3 years at Axcel International Academy in Istanbul.

Digital and computer-based systems are vulnerable to security-related incidents, therefore security is crucial. Consequently, there is a high demand for highly skilled cyber security specialists.

Our courses are taught by highly skilled instructors who have mastery in the field.

Year 1

  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Maths for Computing
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development

Year 2

  • Network Security
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Cryptography
  • Network Management
  • Computing Research Project
  • Forensics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Security Management

Progressing to the third year is subject to the successful completion of the first 2 years at Axcel and meeting the university entry requirements.

Year 3

  • Systems Programming
  • Advanced Digital Forensics Investigation
  • Server Infrastructure
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Multimedia Security
  • The Problem of Proof
  • Independent Studies

In Cyber Security programme, you will be armed with the necessary skills to become a proficient security specialist. You will be taught how to analyse and specify security issues and create profound secure solutions by developing software.   

You will learn all the aspects of security such as the policies, legal and regulatory requirements, the risks and vulnerability assessments, architecture and development, and information assurance approaches. In addition, you will learn ethical hacking and incident management.

AgeMust be over the age of 16 to gain access onto the Programme
Educational QualificationFoundation year or GCE equivalent
English ProficiencyMinimum IELTS UKVI 5.5 or Pass Axcel English Proficiency Test (AEPT)

Please refer to our entry terms for more details


The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place of the content of each unit. Evidence of this learning, or the application of the learning, is required for each unit.

Assessments will consist of a combination of presentations, formal reports, and practical tasks. In the final year, one third of the assessment relates to your personal project.

Progression Opportunities

Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the IT and computing sectors where learners may work towards membership of the British Computer Society.

You may also choose to continue onto postgraduate education.

Our qualification is accepted by the Australian Immigration Office.

Where can this qualification take you?

There is significant demand for skills in developing, maintaining and securing computer systems, as well as on the engineering side of security protocol development and research.

This degree delivers comprehensive training and equips you with the personal attributes you need for a variety of careers within the cyber security field.


Duration 3 Years
Skill level Undergraduate
Language English
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