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Online degree BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

BSc Cyber Security online degree

Full or part-time distance learning degree

Companies of all sizes in all sectors are increasingly in need of cyber security professionals as the world embraces technology and the digital business landscape of the future.

This online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security course will equip you with sought-after skills in network forensics, system penetration testing, and cryptography, with the potential to specialise in areas including cloud computing, IT law and ethical hacking. You’ll have the freedom and flexibility to study from anywhere in the world, at any time that suits you, fully supported by our innovative digital learning platform.

Get ahead and begin preparing for a future where your knowledge can shape the safety and security of the digital landscape.

Online programme schedule

Your online degree at a glance


  • Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:

  • Apply now for any date.

Tuition fees, funding and scholarships:

  • Total course cost for online degree is £20,805 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).

  • You may be eligible for an LIBF Scholarship giving you a £1,200 reduction in tuition fees if you are self-funding your course.

  • For UK students: if you experience financial difficulty as a student you can apply for support from our Hardship Fund twice a year.

Entry requirements:

  • 2 subjects at A level or equivalent. GCSE Maths and English Grade C (4) or above. Work experience considered.

  • English language: IELTS Level 6 or above with no element below 5.5 (or equivalent).

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Fees for BSc Cyber Security online degree

Complete your degree at your own pace and fit your studies around your professional and personal life.  

For UK students, the total fees for our online courses will be the same – whether you choose to study full or part-time. To explore all funding options for your BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree, check out our UK fees and funding page or international fees and funding page.

Student loans

UK students may be eligible for a student loan for this online distance-learning course.

LIBF Scholarship

If you’re self-funding your course, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for an LIBF Scholarship. The LIBF Scholarship is an award of £1,200 towards your tuition fees, spread over the duration of your course and reducing your total fees. You are eligible to apply if you are funding your course yourself (you are not taking a government undergraduate student loan) and your household income is less than £3,500 per month.

Undergraduate Hardship Fund

If you experience financial difficulty as an undergraduate student, you can apply for support from our Hardship Fund. Hardship funds are made available to UK students twice in the academic year – you’ll be informed when applications are open and allocation of funds will be agreed by the Scholarship, Bursaries and Prizes Committee.

Fee reductions

For UK and international students, you can also get 2% off your total fees if you pay annually in advance or 10% off if you pay upfront in full for an undergraduate course.

The prices shown below are for our online study mode only and do not include any scholarships.

Online degree
Full time
Duration 36 months
Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


 a year

You'll study 7–8 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option one
Duration 48 months
Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


 a year

You'll study 5–6 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option two
Duration 72 months
Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


 a year

You'll study 3–4 modules per year (approx. 12 hrs/week).

Shape your future with LIBF online courses

Flexible learning: your life, your pace

Choose when and where to study, full or part-time, with your progress fully supported by our tutors. Learning never has to feel rushed or delayed – it's your journey on your schedule.

Over 140 years of expertise

Benefit from our long heritage of education in business, management, and technology combined with the latest digital advancements to equip you with future-oriented skills.

Innovative personalised learning

Learn on your own terms. Gain the skills you need to reach your full potential with support from personal tutors and study coaches, backed up by an always-on AI study assistant: Syntea.

Rewarding your ambition

Distance learning is an affordable, tailored option that fits your lifestyle, with fee reductions available. Fees for online degrees can also be spread over the length of your chosen course.

Entry requirements for BSc Cyber Security online degree

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact us for advice. 

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English language requirements

Free iPad to support your studies

If you’re based in the UK, we’ll provide you with a complimentary iPad for your studies. It will contain everything you need to get started and you can use it throughout your course. When you graduate, it will be our gift to you.

We’re sorry we can’t make this gift available to international students studying online right now.

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BSc Cyber Security course details

Dive into the captivating world of cyber security with our online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security programme.

This online course arms you with key skills in areas like Python programming, data analysis, and cloud computing, among others. Through interactive modules and practical projects, you’ll delve into topics like social engineering, threat modelling, and ethical hacking.

This programme includes the following modules:

Contact us about our online degrees

If you have any queries about how to apply for our online degrees, or anything else, please contact our Study Advisors.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm UK time.

Career opportunities: BSc Cyber Security online degree

This online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security programme is a gateway to becoming a sought-after cyber security expert in the digital space.

You’ll develop the practical skills and knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the fast-evolving cyber security industry. When you graduate, you'll be fully prepared to make your mark in a sector that values innovation, agile thinking, and a strong technical grasp, from wherever you are in the world.

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Cyber security analyst

Imagine advancing to the digital frontline as a cyber security analyst. Your cyber security degree turns you into an essential asset, capable of understanding and countering rapidly evolving cyber threats. Use your expertise to develop and implement effective strategies, playing a crucial role in building an organization's resilience against cyber-attacks.

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Ethical hacker

Imagine using the tools of would-be cyber attackers to beat them at their own game. As an ethical hacker, you'll use the techniques you've learned on your online cyber security degree, playing a pivotal role in enhancing digital defence lines. Be the catalyst for change, helping organisations pre-emptively secure their systems and ensuring a safer digital world.

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Network security engineer

As a network security engineer, you’ll be responsible for maintaining and administering your organisation's computer networks. You get to configure security systems, analyse vulnerabilities, implement updates and troubleshoot any network issues. You’re the go-to person to ensure the network runs smoothly and remains impenetrable to threats.

Advance your career with a BSc Cyber Security online degree

As a graduate of this online BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree, you'll have exciting career opportunities, often working in multidisciplinary teams with professionals from diverse backgrounds such as our online BSc Computer Science degree or our online MSc Artificial Intelligence course.

Studying with LIBF has been amazing. The website and course modules are easy to navigate, and I feel fully supported. The flexibility makes it easy for me to combine studies and work.
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