You'll unpack the core themes in Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology , including data analysis, risk management, computer security and cybercrime. You'll learn to apply your skills to the generation and presentation of digital evidence for use by the courts, in legal or other formal proceedings.
Once you graduate, you'll be equipped to tackle a career in forensic information technology within law firms, enforcement agencies and IT practices.
Police investigations and civil disputes increasingly involve the investigation of computer systems, mobile phones or other information devices, and the skills you'll get on this course are in demand in both the public and private sectors.
When you graduate, you'll be qualified to work in fields including:
- Law enforcement
- IT auditing
- Information security
- High-tech crime units
- Commercial investigation
- National security bodies
- Systems administration
- Security analysis
This course is accredited by BCS (British Computer Society), the UK's Chartered Institute for IT and meets the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).
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Core modules currently include:
- Computer Forensic Investigation and Cryptography
- Master's Engineering Project
- Master's Study Project
- Mobile Forensics: Issues and Practice
- Systems, Security and Hacking
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- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Forensic Science Cyber Security View 169 other Masters in Cyber Security in United Kingdom
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- A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Legal or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
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Living costs for Portsmouth
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.