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Cyber security qualifications

Cyber security is a multi-disciplinary profession and you can find out all about the range of specialisms in the Careers Routes Map

The Council is in the process of reviewing the range of qualifications and certifications best suited to each specialism and further details will be provided on this page and in the Careers Framework section of the site in due course.

For information specifically on routes to Chartered Status for cyber security
professionals skip directly to that section

An apprenticeship is a job in which you learn and gain experience and get paid, you can find out more information here.

Most universities offer degrees with cyber security content. You can find out more about undergraduate and postgraduate courses below.

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

Degree courses that have been validated by the National Cyber Security Centre can be viewed by clicking below.

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Investigating qualifications and certifications involves research to understand the knowledge and skills it teaches and what you should be able to do as a result of gaining the qualification.

Qualification Framework coming soon

The Qualification Framework provides information on cyber security certifications including topic areas, learning outcomes, learning levels and assessed knowledge, skills and competencies.  

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