Python Security Micro Degree

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Overview Python is a high-level programming language that is suitable for security professionals because it is easy to learn, and …


Python is a high-level programming language that is suitable for security professionals because it is easy to learn, and allows you to build functional programs with minimal code. This course will provide everything you need to know to be proficient in Python programming.

This online course is designed to provide those interested in cyber security with the Python knowledge necessary for general purpose applications, as well as applying it for cyber security. You will learn basic and intermediate Python programming, such as data structures, functions, object-oriented programming, parallel processing, and provides a foundation for any programming project. It will also cover the practical uses of Python within cyber security, including cross-platform scripting, socket programming and password cracking.

  • Why consider learning at Study 365?
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Access Duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification and Awarding body
  • Progression and career path

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career.

You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Basic and intermediate Python programming, including string operations, OOP, file interaction, and database access.
  • Advanced topics, including decorators, parallel processing, and generating cross-platform programs
  • Python development for general programming and cyber security applications
  • Code documentation and report generation using docstrings, Sphinx, and LyX.
  • Integrating other languages, Python cryptography, metadata analysis, and password cracking
  • Socket programming and packet capture and parsing

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • Programmers
  • Python developers
  • Computer security professionals
  • Network administrators
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Learners must have 2 years of work experience in information security.
  • PC, Mac and Linux operating system

In order to successfully complete the Certified Security Analyst, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score.

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Python Security Micro Degree by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Once you successfully complete this course, you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion.

With this certification you can enhance your career opportunities, and gain the desired job role in the industry. You can demonstrate your expertise in Python programming to potential employers and impress them with your qualification. Below given are few of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Network Administrator – Up to £63k per annum
  • Computer Programmer – Up to £95k per annum
  • Computer Security Specialist - Up to £87k per annum

Course Curriculum

Appendix Python Refresher
Appendix Python Refresher
1: Working with Python Strings
Working with Python Strings
2: Object Oriented Programming
Object Oriented Programming
3: File I/O
File I/O
4: Databases
5: Automated Testing
Automated Testing
6: Creating OS Binaries
Creating OS Binaries
7: Decorators
8: Python Collections
Python Collections
9: Parallel Processing
Parallel Processing
10: Documentation
11: Socket Programming
Socket Programming
12: Packet Parsing
Packet Parsing
13: Cross-platform Programming
Cross-platform Programming
14: Python Cryptography
Python Cryptography
15: Non-Python Language Integration
Non-Python Language Integration
16: Password Cracking
Password Cracking
17: Analyzing Metadata
Analyzing Metadata

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