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Cybercrime and Digital Investigation

Middlesex University

12 months
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14800 GBP/year
9600 GBP/year
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About

This Cybercrime and Digital Investigation MSc course at the Middlesex University is designed to provide you with an understanding of the criminological, legal and research context of cybercrime. Furthermore, it aims to equip you with an understanding of computing skills and capabilities that will help to respond to online threats to personal information as well as to organisational environments.

Overview

Why study MSc Cybercrime and Digital Investigation degree at Middlesex University?

This Cybercrime and Digital Investigation MSc course at the Middlesex University is the ideal postgraduate qualification for students and professionals seeking a specialist role in a community or support service environment, such as victim support services, the police force, child protection, offender services, as well as corporate environments where there is a need to prevent and respond to cybercrime and issues related to online safety.

Middlesex is home to some of the UK's foremost authorities on cybercrime and cyber safety. Among them is Dr Elena Martellozzo, who is currently co-leading a project on the use of online pornography funded by the NSPCC and the OCC and has recently worked with the Metropolitan Police to advance internet investigators' performance through the understanding of children and sex offenders' online activities and Professor of Criminology Julia Davidson, who co-directed the first European study exploring internet offenders' online grooming practices on behalf of the European Commission Safer Internet Programme.

Course Highlights

  • You will be taught by leading experts working in the field of online safety and child protection
  • Learn how cyber criminals seek to take advantage of internet systems and ways of preventing these crimes from happening
  • Gain specialist skills and knowledge in a relevant and increasingly essential area of criminology, with many employment opportunities

Career Opportunities

  • This master's degree aims to develop social science graduates who have the skills needed to respond to cybercrime and e-security challenges, from issues relating to transnational crime, intellectual property, sexual offences, vulnerable victims, privacy legislation and law.
  • Potential career paths include policy development, corporate security, e-investigation, social media safety, anti-money laundering (investigatory and other roles in the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Services Ombudsman etc.), safeguarding, designing and implementing data security and information strategies, business continuity and others.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Corporate Compliance and Financial Crime Prevention 
  • Cybercrime and Society 
  • Digital Investigation and Evidence Management 
  • Researching Cybercrime and Legal Frameworks
  • Environmental Crime and Green Criminology
  • Youth Offending, Disorder and Gangs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject (i.e. criminology; social sciences)
  • Candidates with other relevant qualifications are also considered
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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