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  Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (Distance Learning)


Online University of Portsmouth    School of Computing

Part time January, May MSc 2 years part-time distance learning
Computer Science (8)

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Unleash your potential in the dynamic world of cybersecurity with the Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (Distance Learning) programme. Dive into a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip you with the expertise needed to protect valuable data and predict cyber threats. Explore various disciplines, from security system implementation to forensic IT investigations, and gain a theoretical understanding of digital evidence collection. Enhance your skills in navigating legal and ethical challenges while honing your interpersonal abilities for effective collaboration in the field. The programme offers modules such as Computer Forensic Investigation, Mobile Forensics, Computer Security, and more, culminating in a Master's Study Project. Assessment is coursework-based, including research reports and online court hearings, with valuable tutor feedback provided. To qualify, a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience is required, along with English proficiency at IELTS band 6.0. Embrace this opportunity to become a sought-after cybersecurity expert.

About the course

Overview

Today’s cybersecurity landscape is more dynamic than ever, with new threats popping up every day that affect us all. This is why organisations need experts with the knowledge, foresight and confidence to prevent their data from getting into the wrong hands. Are you ready to become one of these experts?

On this course, you'll develop a well-rounded view of your field – from developing the expertise to safeguard peoples’ data to predicting attacks, analysing cybercrime, and designing robust IT infrastructures.

What you’ll study

On this course, you’ll:

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Entry Requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.




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