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Digital Forensics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 56 days
    Duration
Online
The Digital Forensics program offered by the Stevenson University prepares students to identify, acquire, restore, and analyze electronic data.

About

As the world’s dependency on computers and mobile technologies increases, so does the demand for digital forensic experts that can investigate and effectively present evidence recovered from digital crimes. The use of digital evidence in litigation continues to be more prevalent and requires professionals that are prepared to assist in litigation support services in the area of electronic evidence. 

The Digital Forensics program offered by the Stevenson University provides students with the knowledge to design a comprehensive methodology to cover the acquisition, preservation, and analysis of various forms of digital evidence.

Developed for working professionals, Stevenson's Digital Forensics graduate program is offered fully online. Stevenson’s master’s program equips students with the skills to communicate their findings, analysis, and conclusions effectively, especially as expert witnesses during trials. Courses in Stevenson University’s online master’s in Digital Forensics program are taught by practicing digital forensic experts and focus on the integration of auditing, computer forensics, and investigative analyses into coherent, defensible conclusions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Justice
  • Evidence
  • Forensic Journal Research and Review
  • File Systems Forensic Analysis
  • Incident Response and Evidence Collection

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 56 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Completed online application. 
  • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Degree in Information Technology (IT) or advanced coursework/work experience in IT.
  • Personal statement.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 56 days.
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