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Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security

The qualification has been created to develop those learners who are looking to choose or already have chosen, a career in a business-related sector. It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that your learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors. The rationale of the programme is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their core capabilities within the cybersecurity and risk management sector. The outcome of the Diploma, which is a recognised UK qualification, is for learners to develop the cybersecurity skills required by organisations globally. In doing so, the qualification looks to develop the cybersecurity team leaders, managers and leaders of the future through the creation and delivery of learning appropriate for that industry.

Students studying for the Diploma in Cyber Security will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:

The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding; the ability to think independently and solve problems

  1. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems
  2. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct
  3. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of business and service provision
  4. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists.
  5. To develop transferable skills and knowledge which will enable individuals to meet changing environments and risks
  6. To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

3 Month

5 Month

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes:

  • Online
  • Qualifications at Level 3 and/or;
  • Some technical and risk management experience in a computing or security business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;
  • A Level 4 qualification in another discipline and who want to develop their careers in cybersecurity.

There are mandatory and optional units for this qualification. All units cover a number of topics relating to learning outcomes. Each unit has the equivalency of 20 credits.

Learners are required to complete six units (five mandatory units and one elective unit) to achieve the 120 credits required to gain the Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security.


Unit Reference  

Mandatory Units









CSEC01 Cyber Security Threat and Risk 4 20 200 120
CSEC02 Network Security and Data Communications 4 20 200 120
CSEC03 Database     Security          and     Computer


4 20 200 120
CSEC04 Incident    Response,    Investigations    and


4 20 200 120
CSEC05 Security    Strategy:    Laws,    Policies   and


4 20 200 120
Unit Reference  

Elective Units









CSEC06 Cyber  Security  Threats  and Risk:   Banking

and Finance

4 20 200 120
CSEC07 Cyber Wars 4 20 200 120

Learners completing the QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma can progress to:


  • A Higher Education Level 5 course in Cyber Security, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated

Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

The programme is accredited by QUALIFI

Single Payment

 Monthly Payment breakdown

Initial Deposit  ( including registration)

5 Monthly Instalments