This course is intended to provide a pathway to academic accreditation and recognition for current practitioners who do not have a relevant first degree. It addresses the need for continuing professional development and career progression within a rapidly changing environment.
The scheme is composed of a series of short course modules and associated coursework modules which can be taken on a standalone basis or may be used to build an award.
Reasons to study Forensic Computing for Practitioners at DMU
• The flexibility of the course allows you to fit your studies around your work commitments • It is aimed at those who have the relevant industry experience and no formal qualifications • Gain access to dedicated laboratories and be taught by nationally recognised digital forensics practitioners at DMU’s prestigious Cyber Security Centre • You will study a range of specialist modules that you are able to choose from based on your area of interest
Available modules include: • Foundations of Forensic Computing • Forensic Examination of Network Computers • Forensic Examination of Internet Use • Advanced Topics in Forensic Computing • Current Issues for Practitioners • Scripting and Searching • Binary Analysis of Microsoft Office Documents • Alternative Operating Systems Forensics If you choose to progress to the MSc, you will follow the modules with an individual project or dissertation.