Forensic Information Technology MSc

Forensic Information Technology MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Application fee: £18
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,900
Domestic tuition: £7,500

Program overview

On this course, you'll: Investigate hacking, fraud and deception using a range of digital forensic tools Learn how to identify the digital trail left by intruders and detect inappropriate use of internet applications, in order to compile detailed evidence for prosecution Investigate case studies based on real life and experience investigation in realistic simulations, crime scenes and court. Study the approaches to protect information systems (cyber security) and the techniques used to penetrate systems (ethical hacking). Use our specialist facilities, including multi-platform network suites, pervasive computing lab for high performance computing, usability lab with eye-tracking equipment, and forensics lab Complete your own engineering or study project, relevant to the field of forensic IT Have 24/7 access to the extensive facilities in our university library, including books, ejournals and newspapers

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Legal or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Career opportunities

Law enforcement IT auditing Information security High-tech crime units Commercial investigation National security bodies Systems administration Security analysis

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom

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