Studyportals

Information Security and Digital Forensics

Master
18 months
Duration
22464 USD/year
5289 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Security of computer systems and networks is a major concern for organisations and individuals. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics from Auckland University of Technology addresses the need for professionals in this field.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

With the rapid expansion of the internet, cybercrime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assets and information by securing networks and computer systems. 

The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics from  Auckland University of Technology also develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behaviour by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones and other digital devices.

Career opportunities

  • Computer forensic and security specialist
  • Computer forensic technician
  • Corporate and business IT forensic and security personnel
  • Forensic analyst
  • Forensic technology investigator
  • Forensic computer examiner
  • Forensic computing specialist
  • Electronic forensic investigator
  • Independent IT forensic consultants
  • Information security specialist
  • Information system auditors
  • Members of computer emergency response teams
  • Members of high technology police units
  • Network and IT system administrators
  • Software developers and architects

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security
  • Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  • Digital Forensics Tools and Techniques
  • STEM Research Methods
  • Next Generation Networking
  • Internet of Things and Applications

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (or equivalent) with a B grade average in level 7 papers
  • May be required to supply references and attend a selection interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22464 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    5289 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5289 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,711
    • International: NZ$36,962

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Information Security and Digital Forensics
-
Auckland University of Technology

Wishlist