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Computing & Web

Introduction to Ethical Hacking*


Course overview

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* Subject to University approval


Course details

How you are assessed

In-course assessment.

Module Aims
The module aims to:

Expose students to the key concepts of ethical hacking and penetration, including attack models and vulnerability analysis.
Introduce students to different tools and techniques for ethical hacking.
Introduce students to the different security holes and vulnerabilities in network, mobile and physical environments.

Indicative Content
Identifying targets
Attack Models
Environment setup and key tools
Common Attacks and Countermeasures
Hacking Passwords
Basic Mobile hacking
Physical Attacks


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00