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Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons)

University of Sunderland

36 months
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13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Address the needs of cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals, develop expertise in the preservation and extraction of digital evidence from computer systems and networks and examine the overlap between cybersecurity and digital forensics and the preventative approach to cybercrime with the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons) programme of the University of Sunderland.

Overview

About this Degree

The Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons) programme of the University of Sunderland is excellent preparation for jobs in cybersecurity and digital forensics, which is a rapidly growing area given the rise in computer-related crime. At the same time, the course also covers all the fundamentals of computing, leaving your career options open.

Topics include computer security, development of secure systems and networks, cybersecurity and practical aspects of digital forensics.

Why us?

  • Accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
  • Accredited by BCS on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer
  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional
  • Research in Computer Science and Informatics at Sunderland has been described as ‘internationally excellent’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework

Career options

Our graduates have gone on to become web programmers, IT managers, information analysts and software developers. Employers that have taken on our graduates include Sage, British Airways and the NHS. Other graduates have started their own businesses or become software contractors earning over £50,000 a year.

Accreditation

  • Accredited by BCS on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer
  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Software Development
  • Web Applications and Data Management
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Advanced Cybersecurity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical offer is 112 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent (e.g. 1 x AVCE double award).
  • We accept a maximum of 6 points from Level 3 Key Skills qualifications.
  • We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number.
  • If English is not your first language, please provide English language proficiency scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sunderland

758 - 1438 GBP /month
Living costs

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