BSc Honours

Forensic Computing and Cyber Security

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Course delivery:

Classroom based

Course duration?

10 Month(s)

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Students on all our Level 3 Computing pathways complete a common 1st year Advanced Computing course before having the opportunity to specialise in the 2nd year. On application you'll be asked to identify a preference for a pathway, but this is largely for planning purposes and you can alter your choice at any point up to the start of the 2nd year.Year one: common first year that introduces you to a variety of essential computing skills and software. This year will provide you with a good grounding to allow you to make an informed choice about your specialism.Year two: specialised units to develop skills outlined below.Ideal if: you want to study how to detect, prevent and investigate issues (including crime) related to digital devices, networks and the internet.You'll learn: in the first year the basics of computing before moving on to computer hardware and software programming, cryptography, cryptanalysis, IT auditing and legislative frameworks.Expect: to explore data-crime related to fraud and hacking.You'll love: our well-equipped labs and up-to-date computer systems, software and network, which you can investigate and explore without restriction.

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