University of Derby
Digital Forensics and Computer Security
This course allows individuals with a technical background to extend their professional interests and profile in an area that is quickly becoming crucially important to organisations. This programme brings together the core skills of forensics and security. During the course students will learn about fundamental as well as advanced research concepts in both computer forensics and security. There is an emphasis on professional research and students will be given opportunities throughout the programme to get involved with key research areas, including industry based projects developed through our excellent links with industry.
Honours degree in computing (2.2 or above), or a degree with relevant content for this discipline; or an equivalent professional qualification relevant to this specialist discipline; or an alternative award and/or experience equivalent to 1 of the above. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
You'll study modules such as studying at Master's level and research methods; advanced concepts and research in digital forensics; security: attacks and countermeasures; advanced security protocols; digital forensics; cybercrime analysis and investigation; independent scholarship.
Assessment is primarily through in-course assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 580 per Module (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 580 per Module (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 580 per Module (EU fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 580 per Module (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2018||GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2018||GBP 580 per Module (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2018||GBP 580 per Module (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2018||GBP 580 per Module (EU fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2018||GBP 580 per Module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Kedleston Road Campus||Derby||DE22 1GB||East Midlands|
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