MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Online University of Portsmouth    Portsmouth Online

Part time May, September MSc 2 years (part time)
Computer Science (8) Engineering (12)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics programme. Delve into the realms of cyber security and digital forensics, essential in today's technology-driven world. Gain a profound understanding of safeguarding digital assets, investigating security breaches, and mastering forensic IT investigations. The course equips you with practical skills through access to cutting-edge Forensic IT and Cyber Security laboratories, providing hands-on experience with specialist software and tools. Engage in an online court hearing, offering a unique assessment experience. Assessments are coursework-based, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation of your skills. Upon completion, unlock a world of opportunities in forensic IT, high-tech crime agencies, law firms, and more. Develop soft skills for seamless integration into diverse work environments. Join a prestigious Alumni Association, fostering valuable connections within the cyber security realm. To qualify, hold a relevant honours degree or equivalent professional experience and demonstrate English proficiency. Elevate your career with the MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics programme.

About the course

Start Date: January, May and September

Next start date: 3rd June 2024

Application deadline: 27th May 2024

As the world grows increasingly technology-reliant, cyber security and digital forensics have become recognised as two incredibly important areas for organisations to manage.

Cyber security differs significantly from cybercrime – with the latter being used to describe the illegal and/or harmful behaviours carried out online.

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Entry Requirements

To join this course, you must have:

A first or a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualifications and/or professional experience .
English language proficiency at IELTS level 6.0 with no component score below 6.0 (or other acceptable proof), if English is not your first language.


Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.
£10,500 (funding options and instalments are available)

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