Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Analysis

The course will provide the knowledge of the latest cyber security principles, practices, tools and techniques, taught by a team of specialist staff in purpose-built cyber security laboratories. Graduates will be Cyber-operators, able to use 'information' as a defensive or offensive weapon.

Entry requirements

Applicants require at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related computing discipline, forensic science or Law. If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work. If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Course modules

Modules include: Computer security - low level; cyber operations; malware analysis and reverse engineering; research methods; operating systems security; digital forensics and incidence response.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments, presentations, demonstrations, written reports, end of module examinations, and oral viva.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 30 months
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 30 months
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 30 months
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 30 months
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 30 months
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) Stafford ST18 0AD West Midlands

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