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Cyber Forensic Investigation (MSc)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Forensic Science (Non-Medical)

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Cyber Forensic Investigation course is a specialist postgraduate degree that will equip you with the tools and techniques necessary to undertake a digital forensic investigation, analyse evidential data, and to produce documentation for use in the criminal and civil legal system.

The aim of the MSc Cyber Forensic Investigation’s programme of study is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to undertake digital forensic investigation in accordance with established professional practices and legal requirements.

To achieve this, the course has been designed to create effective cyber forensic investigators who will have acquired the necessary technical skills and knowledge to work within a managerial role in the industry.


High Tech Crime Unit
Digital Media Investigator
Insurance assessor
E Discovery team
Data Recovery Specialist.

Different course options

Full time | Park Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2.2 Honors degree or equivalent or a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification. Relevant work experience will also be taken into consideration. The program requires competency in IT, computer programming, networking or databases either from a relevant first degree or professional experience.

University information

Join the University of Gloucestershire and you will be part of a creative, professional community of 1,000 postgraduate students, 2,000 staff and an alumni network of 40,000 graduates. The University has recently been ranked 6th globally in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019 and has a growing reputation for its high level of satisfied students and excellent teaching. They strive to be outward looking and are intensively engaged...more

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