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Computer Forensics and Cyber Security, MSc

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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 1 year | 16-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

16-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Forensic Science (Non-Medical) Internet Security Systems Computer Forensics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our professionally accredited Master’s in Computer Forensics and Cyber Security covers cybercrime, police and forensic methods, alongside computer software and hardware. Our Computer Forensics and Cyber Security course allows students to familiarise themselves with the most recent technologies, scientific innovations and best practice in protecting digital infrastructures, from enterprise networks to Internet of Things environments. Students are also trained on modern tools and methodologies for conducting digital forensics investigations, spanning the whole range from the collection of evidence to analysis and acting as expert witnesses.

This course is suitable for both newcomers to computer security and computer forensics and practitioners who wish to further their skills. It covers practical skills for network security, penetration testing and digital forensics, as well as the theory and scientific basis that underpins everyday practice. It also ensures that students have a basic understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements and the standards pertaining to computer security.

This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT: Partial CITP and Partial CEng (Further Learning). An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS. Graduates from this course are equipped for employment in industry, commerce or research with a proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in digital forensics and cyber security .

Modules

Most large and medium sized organisations are heavily dependent on their computerised systems and the business functions being conducted over the Internet. These activities require secure, reliable IT systems, procedures and personnel. This in turn assumes the availability of IT professionals with expertise in security, compliance and auditing issues. This course will cover many aspects of IT security auditing based around recognised standards eg ISO27001/2. This course will prove useful to IT security professionals in medium and large organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,750

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,100

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good first degree in computing or computing science or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

Department profile

At the University of Greenwich, we’re proud that our students have ranked us in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 as the top university in the UK for postgraduate study. You'll learn from expert teaching staff with close connections to industry and prepare yourself for global opportunities. Whether you’re considering a taught Master’s degree or postgraduate research study, we offer a great place to study. Our strength is in our faculty’s...more

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