Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Digital Forensics

This course develops technical, analytical and evaluative skills in the areas surrounding computer crime. Students gain expertise in digital data recovery, preservation, analysis and in the provision of evidence for legal or commercial use. Students explore the nature of digital evidence, learn what is acceptable in law, and what is not, and focus on the special issues surrounding computer crime.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in computer science or computer engineering. Candidates with appropriate experience may be considered through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Course modules

Modules include: digital forensics; advanced digital forensics; legal aspects of cybercrime and evidence; project management, software processes and ethics; masters project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods used to demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes include examinations, coursework, presentations and written reports.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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