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About

The Computer Forensics degree from University of South Wales will prepare you for a career in computer forensics and IT security, either at a technical or managerial level.

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Overview

Computer forensics is a rapidly expanding area, leading to an increasing demand from industry for qualified forensic examiners. 

The Computer Forensics degree from University of South Wales is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), who provide support to critical organisations in the UK when dealing with cyber security attacks.

You will be taught by an internationally recognised team from the University’s Information Security Research Group and external speakers contribute to delivering the latest expertise and developments. The University is also recognised as a Centre of Excellence for information security and computer forensics by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC).

Careers

You will have had the opportunity to develop skills that strongly relate to the role of a forensic computer analyst or an information security analyst. These include problem solving, a systematic approach to work and an awareness of security standards and legislation.

Graduates of the MSc Computer Forensics will be well equipped for employment, including working for the police, security services, commercial sector, or organisations that specialise in computer security. You could also progress on to a PhD or computing research degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Forensics and Crime Investigation
  • Forensics Techniques and Data Recovery
  • Network Security
  • Security Management
  • Incident Management and Incident Response 
  • Project Management and Research Methodology 
  • MSc Project 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is designed for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent. Entrants should normally be graduates in a computing or related area and have very good IT skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time UK:  £1030 per 20 credits

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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