Coventry University

Coventry University

Forensic Computing

The course covers a range of skills that are essential for the retrieval of computer based information for criminal investigations; the course will provide students with a sound understanding of essential hardware and software systems, formats, protocols and standards, with coverage of essential legislation relating to all aspects of computer-based information; the central focus of the programme will be an in-depth coverage of the available tools and techniques investigating different types of computer-based information sources.

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 1 of the following: a good Honours degree or an equivalent qualification, a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard, e.g. BCS Professional Graduate Diploma, CEng, CIM Diploma, an unclassified degree plus at least 2 years further study or professional experience. If applicants have no formal qualifications but have professional business or industrial experience, we will consider your application on its merits.

Course modules

Modules include: forensic computing methods (double); network and mobile forensics (double); internet and information security (double); ethical hacking; individual research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,068 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,068 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coventry University Coventry CV1 5FB West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries
Telephone number: 
024 7615 2152