Course name Ethical Hacking
Course date 19.11.2023 - 31.12.2025
Institution Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Technology HUB
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 19.11.2023 - 31.12.2024
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Ethical Hacking

19.11.2023 - 31.12.2025

Course description

This course is designed to prepare learners with the Ethical Hacker skillset. Learners will become proficient in the art of scoping, executing, and reporting on vulnerability assessments, while recommending mitigation strategies. By using an engaging gamified narrative throughout the course, with real-world inspired hands-on practice labs, learners develop essential workforce readiness skills to lay a solid foundation in offensive security.

After completing this course, learners can enter cybersecurity careers, either on the offensive security side as ethical hackers or penetration testers, or on the defensive security side by understanding the mindset and tactics of threat actors, while implementing security controls and monitoring, analyzing, and responding to current security threats.

The course also includes many opportunities for learners to practice what they are learning as they are learning it. Learning by doing is the most powerful way to build new skills and knowledge.

Note that the course is continuously evolving. Its structure and content may change from what is presented here.

The Ethical Hacker course includes the following features:

  • 34 labs support the independent acquisition of knowledge and ethical hacking skills.
  • 86 practice activities provide opportunities for self-assessment and identification of learning deficits.
  • 10 modules of content cover important topics that enable students to face ethical hacking challenges.
  • Assessments include 10-chapter exams, a final exam, and a skills-based assessment.Multimedia learning tools, including videos, interactive practice activities and realistic lab experiences address a variety of learning styles and help stimulate learning and promote increased knowledge retention.



Assessment criteria

Course grading is pass/failed.

You pass this course when you have done all of assessments (include 10-chapter exams), a final exam, and a skills-based assessment.

Course way of working and time table

Course is 100% online self-study course which can be done in own space.

Course enrolment info

  • You can enrol this course whenever it’s suitable for you 24/7
  • You can start this course as soon as you have filled in our enrolment form
  • There is not course quota in this course
  • Course can be done in own space