Taught course

Computer Forensics and Cyber Security

Institution
University of Greenwich · School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree 2:2 or above in computing or computing science or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk
Phone
020 8331 9000