- STUDY MODE Full-Time
IoT students will experience…
 Project based learning: You will manage projects from beginning to end, solving employer-generated problems and maximising higher skills.
 Active partnerships with employers: You will form working relationships with peers, staff, partner employers and the wider community. You will learn how to recognise and act on opportunities and to initiate, organise and manage ventures.
 Confidence to learn, forget and relearn – as you would in industry: You will be treated as a unique investor in your working future rather than individuals accessing courses.
 Real research and development: You will undertake detailed research, enquiry, writing and analysis and communicate results effectively.
Employer Partner: Cranfield University
Project: Role of a Research Assistant
Curriculum Link(s): Security, Professional Practice and Managing a Successful Project
Overview: Cranfield’s Centre for Electronic Warfare Information and Cyber is a world-leading centre on a diverse range of specialities in electronic and digital attack protection. Opportunities are available for students to be mentored and/or coached by current Masters and Doctoral researchers, to develop their knowledge and understanding of the industry and the value in contributing research to the sector.
Our security pathway gives students the opportunity to further explore:
• How security is protecting organisational assets, including personnel, data, equipment and networks from attack through the use of prevention techniques in the form of vulnerability testing/security policies and detection techniques, exposing breaches in security and implementing effective responses. Students will examine security measures involving access authorisation, regulation of use, implementing contingency plans and devising security policies and procedures.
All of our programmes are assessed with a mix of controlled assessments and assignment/coursework. Projects completed as part of the course(s) are based on live briefs from industry employers, ensuring relevant workplace experience and potential job prospects. Students are expected to complete an extended work experience placement to give them the best opportunity for progressing onto higher education, apprenticeships and/or full-time employment.
At Level 4/5 entry, total qualification time is estimated at 1,200 hours per academic year, of which 480 hours are guided learning hours. This equates to approx. 15 hours per week taught (face-to-face and e-learning) and 15+ hours per week independent self-study during term time. Additional time is allocated for work experience and/or industry placement.
This course can be studied both full-time in one-year and part-time in two-years.
At Level 4/5 entry, students are expected to have achieved at least 32-48 UCAS points in computing, information technology or similar discipline – e.g. C grade at A-Level, MP grade at BTEC/OCR/UAL Level 3, Pass at Access – or relevant industry experience considered.
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