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Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

University of Huddersfield

12 months
Duration
17000 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in Masters Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at University of Huddersfield has been designed with a high degree of relevance to industry’s needs, in order to meet the demand for experts with a wide range of security, investigative and general computing skills. 

Overview

About the Cyber Security and Digital Forensics course at University of Huddersfield

Cyber security aims to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks, and protect against the unauthorised exploitation of systems, networks and technologies. Whereas Digital forensics is focused on recovery and investigation of artefacts found on a digital device. Devices that store data include computers, laptops, smartphones, memory cards or external hard drives.

Our course is practical and offers highly marketable Cyber Security, Computer Security and Digital Forensics skills. The course aims to enhance your technical effectiveness, thus increasing your immediate worth to industry. We aim to develop your ability to evaluate existing and emerging Cyber Forensics technologies, apply knowledge, understanding and analytical and investigative skills in support of the construction of their solutions and investigative approaches.

On completion of this Masters course you will be equipped with an understanding of the fundamental approaches to implementing Cyber Security solutions, as well as skills needed to acquire, preserve and analyse digital evidence.

Careers

Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in a variety of roles such as senior information security specialist, service desk analyst, web developer, and head of information technology in both public and private sector companies based in the UK and overseas.**

You could also go on to further study and the University has many options available for postgraduate research which may interest you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Research and Professional Practice
  • Cyber-crime and Forensics Awareness
  • Data Mining
  • Emerging Technologies for Cyber Physical Systems
  • Digital Forensics
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security
  • Cryptography
  • Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Individual Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Computing or related subject or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at an Honours degree level
  • Substantial (3 years) relevant industry experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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