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.
- 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
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- Information Security
- Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
- Digital Forensics Tools and Techniques
- STEM Research Methods
- Next Generation Networking
- Internet of Things and Applications
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , National
- International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Forensic Science IT Security View 3 other Masters in Forensic Science in New Zealand
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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
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International22464 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22464 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National5289 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5289 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
- Domestic: NZ$8,711
- International: NZ$36,962
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.