BSc Computer Security and Forensics (Hons)

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BSc Computer Security and Forensics (Hons)

This programme was developed to meet the industry demand for IT security specialists with the knowledge and skills to conduct forensic analysis of modern computer systems. You will be provided with a thorough grounding in computer science, computer and communication systems, software development and managing security within an organization. Course content will cover the security needs of networks, users, and applications, together with computer crime, police and forensic methods, and legal requirements for collecting evidence. You will have the opportunity to develop personal and professional skills enabling you to communicate effectively and make a positive contribution in the workplace across a variety of roles and a wide range of organizations.

Students can take industrial examinations such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Oracle Java certifications and develop valuable personal and professional skills. All students are automatically enrolled as student members of the British Computer Society the chartered bodies responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the profession.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques for developing, maintaining and monitoring secure computer systems
  • To familiarise you with the issues and concerns involved in computer systems and organizational security
  • To enable students to deal with the demands of working as an IT security professional.
Last updated Feb 2019

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