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The University of Greenwich MSc Computer Forensics and Cyber Security
The University of Greenwich

MSc Computer Forensics and Cyber Security

London, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 18,150 / per year *

On-Campus

* full-time international | home £11,000 per year; part-time international £3,025 per 30 credits | home £1,850 per 30 credits

Introduction

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 practices 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 of computer security.

This programme has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, to partially fulfil the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional. Additionally, it has also been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, on behalf of the Engineering Council, to partially fulfil the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

What you should know about this course

  • Throughout this course, you will study cyber security and digital forensics, system administration and security.

  • You will learn how to apply police and forensic methods to detecting cyber crime, using related software and hardware technologies.

  • This course includes hands-on training in current forensic tools as used by the police. Students can therefore contribute quickly to the well-being of corporate IT and informational assets.

  • The University of Greenwich is an academic partner with The Council for Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) and with the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec), appointed by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which is part of GCHQ.

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