12 months
13403 EUR/year
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As a specialist in IT security and digital forensics, you have an expertise that matches the growing use of the internet and digital communications systems, especially in the form of the Internet of Things. The Network Forensics programme of Halmstad University, with its unique interdisciplinary content, reflects our digitalised society's need for network forensic competence.


About the education

Innovative environments, methods and tools

The education at Halmstad University is characterised by our profiling as a university that drives innovation. The courses of the Network Forensics programme of Halmstad University integrate work-related issues into a creative learning environment.

In the lab environment, you develop practical skills with advanced equipment from the Cisco Networking Academy and the Palo Alto Networks Academy. You participate in incident management exercises and workshops based on material from the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).


The Master's programme in Network Forensics prepares you to work independently on criminal forensic investigations of computers or as a computer administrator specialising in computer networks and IT security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Computer Networks and Security
  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Applied Data Mining
  • Network Forensics and Cybercrime
  • Degree Project in Digital Forensics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree (equivalent of 180 Swedish credit points/ECTS credits at an accredited university) in an engineering subject or in computer science. Courses in computer technology, digital communication, computer networks, computer science or digital forensics of at least 90 higher education credits, of which 15 credits must be in Computer networks and 7.5 credits in Programming. Courses in mathematics of at least 15 higher education credits. 
  • Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 in Swedish Upper-Secondary School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13403 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13403 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

144,000 SEK per full programme

Living costs for Halmstad

6900 - 9530 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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