Find your place at Abertay University

Our Ethical Hacking degree has Clearing places available for a 2018 start

Study a UK-leading Ethical Hacking degree

5 reasons to choose Ethical Hacking at Abertay University

  1. You’ll be a graduate in demand: You’ll develop the core skills that’ll allow you to take roles in a variety of companies where information security is a major concern. This includes areas such as penetration testing and network management.
  2. You’ll learn in our dedicated Hack Lab: Our specially created Hack Lab is designed for cybersecurity work, which will give you invaluable, close-to-reality hacking experience.
  3. You’ll be at the forefront of cybersecurity: Explore new developments in security and learn how to take an offensive approach to hacking by breaking systems and circumventing security defences.
  4. You can join our Ethical Hacking Society: You’ll have the option to join Abertay’s Ethical Hacking Society and build industry contacts while studying thanks to Securi-Tay, the Society’s annual conference.
  5. You’ll be joining the TOP Modern University in Scotland: Abertay has been ranked Top Modern University in Scotland by the Guardian Good University Guide 2019.
Students smiling whilst working in the Hacklab

Dan Mosca, Consulting Analyst for PA Consulting Group

Abertay is a University that gives its students the chance to really make a lasting impression on their development and skillset in a wonderful city steeped in culture.
Ethical Hacking Graduate Dan Mosca wearing graduation robes and holding a sign saying "Ethical Hacking"

Why Dundee?

Dundee is nestled on Scotland’s beautiful east coast. It’s Scotland’s fourth largest city. It’s also the sunniest. It’s around 60 miles from Edinburgh, 80 miles from Glasgow, and 150 miles from the Loch Ness Monster.

Dundee is a little pot of gold at the end of the A92 - The Guardian

It’s small enough to get from A to B by foot, but large enough to have great shopping and vibrant nightlife.

Dundee is a contemporary city full of energy and vision—it has one of the highest student population ratios in the UKand it’s the perfect environment for an Ethical Hacking student to learn their trade.

Dundee City Centre