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Computer Security and Forensics, BSc Hons
Computer Security and Forensics, BSc Hons

Computer Security and Forensics, BSc Hons

  • ID:UG440064
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
Estimated Total/program:
£82,650.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

This degree equips you with the investigative skills, tools and techniques that are fundamental to computer security and forensics.

On this computer security and forensics degree, you will gain practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques for developing, maintaining and designing secure computer systems. The modules you can study include Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning, Computer Forensics and Information Security.

You will learn about the security needs of networks, users and applications, and the forensic methods required for the collection and preservation of evidence. You will also explore the legal, social, ethical, and professional issues which can arise within computer security and forensics.

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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)

  • Paradigms of Programming (30 credits)

  • Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Compilers (15 credits)

  • Principles of Software Engineering (15 credits)

  • Mathematics for Computer Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Programming (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Computer Forensics (15 credits)

  • Computer Networks (15 credits)

  • Operating Systems (15 credits)

  • Information Security (15 credits)

  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)

  • Computational Methods and Numerical Techniques (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning (15 credits)

  • Final Year Projects (60 credits)

  • Computer Forensics 3 (15 credits)

  • Network Security (15 credits)

  • Coding and Cryptography (15 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Former students have secured placement years at HSBC Hong Kong, Kent Connects, Affiliate Window, CERN, Royal Museums Greenwich and Uctel.

Graduates from this course can enter a wide variety of careers, such as cyber security analysts, penetration testers, network management specialists, forensics analysts, e-forensics discovery specialists, and malware reverse engineers.

Recent graduates are currently working for the Metropolitan Police Service, KPMG, PwC, Deloitte, MI5 and GCHQ.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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