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Kingston University BSc in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
Kingston University

BSc in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

3 Years

English

Full time

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GBP 9,250 / per year **

On-Campus

* only for home students. We will continue to accept applications from international students after the 25th of January

** UK students: £9,250 per year | international: £15,800 for the first year

Introduction

Why choose this course?

Have you considered a career at the cutting edge of the fight against cybercrime? There's an increasing demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals with the expertise that this course offers.

In this course, you'll study how computers and technology can be used to investigate, prevent and manage cyber attacks. You'll develop web technology programming skills and study specialised tools and operating system environments. You'll examine encryption algorithms, public-key cryptography, network security, endpoint security and digital forensics. Project themes include security and vulnerability analysis, mobile app security and cyber intelligence analysis.

Practical studies include ethical hacking (such as password cracking, vulnerability scanning, social engineering and system exploits) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) functions, such as threat intelligence, threat hunting, SIEMs and incident response.

Please note: this course was previously called Cyber Security & Computer Forensics BSc (Hons).

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • You'll have access to software and tools widely used in the cyber security industry, such as Splunk, Nessus, Kali Linux, and Autopsy.
  • This degree is aligned with industry-recognised certifications (i.e. CompTIA, EC-Council, Splunk and more), giving your career a head start.
  • Kingston has a dedicated cyber security and digital forensics lab.

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