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Computer Forensics and Cyber Security, MSc

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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 1 year | SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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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 distributed applications running either over a corporate intranet, VPN or the Internet. An increasing number of business functions from advertising to e-sales and services are being conducted over the Internet. These activities require a secure, reliable and efficient network. This in turn assumes the availability of network professionals with expertise in security and management issues and an understanding of the legal and ethical issues concerning ecommerce systems. This course will cover all aspects of cyber security. This course will prove useful to network professionals in medium and large organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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

Undertaking your postgraduate degree at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences is your opportunity to study at one of London’s most beautiful campuses, based on the banks of the River Thames. We cover a range of academic disciplines across four very distinct schools....more