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Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons)

University of Sunderland

36 months
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12000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons) course at the University of Sunderland addresses the needs of cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. Develop expertise in the preservation and extraction of digital evidence from computer systems and networks. Examine the overlap between cybersecurity and digital forensics and the preventative approach to cybercrime.

Overview

The Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (Hons) course at 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?

  • Research in Computer Science and Informatics at Sunderland has been described as ‘internationally excellent’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework
  • We have an integrative and holistic approach to the first year of our computing courses. You’ll be taught the fundamentals of computing alongside students from other courses in the School of Computer Science. This course structure allows you to easily change courses at the end of the first year, should a different computer science route appeal to you. For example, you may begin studying BSc (Hons) Computer Science, but then show a greater aptitude for cybersecurity and decide to change to BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Employment

This course has a strong emphasis on real-world learning that boosts employability and equips you to make a bigger contribution in the workplace.

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: 

  • Fundamentals of Computing 
  • Foundations of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics 
  • Personalised Skills Development 
  • Software Enterprise Project 
  • Intermediate Software Development 
  • Network Fundamentals 
  • Practical Aspects of Computer Forensics 
  • Theoretical Aspects of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics 

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

Entry 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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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Funding

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