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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Cybercrime Investigation

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
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13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
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About

The Cybercrime Investigation programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been developed by law enforcement practitioners to enhance knowledge and practical skills in the areas of behavioural psychology, criminal investigation and the technical aspects of obtaining computer-based evidence.

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Overview

Aimed at personal professional development for current investigators in the criminal and private sector and as a natural progression for graduates in Computer Forensics, Psychology or Policing.

Modules include Research Skills, Behavioural Dynamics of Cybercrime, Digital Forensic Technology, Open Source Internet Investigation, Policing of  cybercrime, and a research project for your dissertation.

Why study with us

You’ll develop the knowledge and practical skills to understand psychological, investigative and technical aspects of cybercrime.

This course is available in full-time, part-time and distance learning modes of study.

The Cybercrime Investigation programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is delivered in partnership with existing staff members from the School of Psychology and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Justice.

Future careers

A range of potential careers are available to those studying MSc Cybercrime including working in the fields of Policing, Civil investigation, the military, and National Crime Agency.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trends in Cybercrime 
  • Research Methods for Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Open Source Internet Investigation
  • Policing cybercrime
  • Behavioural Dynamics of Cybercrime
  • Information Security Management
  • Digital Forensic Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree or equivalent
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and relevant experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:  £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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