Short courses
Computing & Web

Introduction to Ethical Hacking


Course overview

Ethical hackers are skilled in finding and exploiting technical vulnerabilities in networked devices whilst behaving in a professional and responsible manner. They act lawfully to help organisations to identify and resolve security weaknesses and vulnerabilities within their networks. In this course, you learn how to perform and document ethical hacks.

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Course details

How you are assessed

In-course assessment.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.



2019 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: Starts Wednesday 5 June, Wednesdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291