Computer and Cyber Forensics BSc (Hons)

In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire

Level: 6

Delivery Method: Full time

Typical Duration/length of course:  3 years

Fees: £9250 pa

 

Entry Requirements:

112 UCAS tariff points, BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or a Merit in your T-Level..

If you are using a combination of qualifications to achieve the required UCAS tariff points, they must either include at least 2 A levels, a BTEC or an equivalent qualification.

Course Code: TBC

UCAS Code: I400

 

Course Overview:

Immerse yourself in all aspects of cyber forensics, gaining essential skills in revealing how cybercrime has happened and who is responsible. Developing enquiry and analysis skills, you’ll learn how to gather and present evidence as an expert witness in criminal and civil investigations.

Computer and Cyber Forensics focuses on investigating a cybercrime after it has been committed. All students on this course adhere to the Association of Chief Police Officers’ (ACPO) guidelines. These standards lead the development of official forensic investigation practices and are adhered to by law enforcement and commercial computer forensic organisations worldwide.

You’ll use industry software including AccessData FTK – a sector standard in digital investigation technology – and a range of tools that analyse and recover information from mobile devices. You’ll be taught by lecturers with significant industry experience as well as guest lectures from industry practitioners. Previous visitors have included professionals from BT, Raytheon, CGI and Hewlett Packard.

Industry Links:

Real-life case studies are a core part of this course, covering areas such as identity theft and financial crime, as well as information technology law.

Our connections with the following organisations mean you’ll benefit from leading professionals in lectures, exciting work placement opportunities and valuable networking events in preparation for your graduate career. We have links with Raytheon, Northrop Drummond, GE Aviation, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft, Zurich Insurance, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, NCC and CGI. If you choose the four year course, you’ll do a one year work placement as part of your course.

Career:

  • Cyber forensic investigation

  • Forensic computing

  • Fraud investigation.