This course provides students with the technical and legal knowledge to contribute to information security and computer forensics investigations. Students on this course will develop an understanding of information security and network security measures, intrusion prevention and detection, and forensic analysis for comprised systems. The course will also provide students with the ability to report both orally and in writing to colleagues and to others within criminal investigation teams and to the courts of law.
Modules include: Digital evidence management and forensic processes; digital investigation digital technology; information security management; legal and professional aspects of digital forensics; postgraduate computing project.
Course Additional Entry
Good Honours degree in a related subject, such as significant exposure to information technology. Applicants with degrees in other fields who can demonstrate relevant industrial experience may also be considered. Applicants must have competence in English language and grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).
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