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Digital Forensics and Computer Security MSc

Digital Forensics and Computer Security MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This forward-thinking MSc programme combines the core skills of computer forensics and security. You will explore fundamental as well as advanced research concepts in both areas. If you are from a technical background, the MSc Digital Forensics and Computer Security will extend your professional interests and raise your profile in an area that has become critical to organisations worldwide.

You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work. Assessment is primarily through in-course assessment. The MSc Digital Forensics and Computer Security delivers comprehensive training to ensure you develop a wide range of skills and competencies and are ideally prepared for a variety of career opportunities in the fields of computer forensics or information security. There is a huge demand for graduates with these skills across all industries today. Alternatively, you could undertake further research leading to a PhD or you could set your sights on working in a research and development environment.

Different course options

Full time | Markeaton Street Campus | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Modules

This module develops the necessary skills and abilities required for studying and researching within the specific context of the Computing discipline.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee for students entering in 2018/19 is £825 per 20 credits and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The tuition fee for students entering in 2018/19 is £13,500 and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will require an honours degree (at least 2.2) or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study...more

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