|Study location||United Kingdom, Leicester, Campus Centre|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This newly developed course area will help you to understand precisely how digital evidence can be investigated in a forensically sound manner.
Digital Forensics BSc (Hons) is a pathway in our specialist Cyber Security BSc (Hons) programme. Digital Forensics is concerned with identifying and responding to security breaches and reporting them to relevant authorities. In our laboratories you have access to equipment and software that is widely used by forensic investigators in law enforcement and e-discovery. You will learn how to acquire, analyse and report digital evidence and gain the technical skills to discover electronic traces of cyber-crime.
Programming in C (1 + 2)
Computer Law and Cyber Security Management
Mathematics for Computation
Database Design & Implementation
Software and Security Management
Web Application Development
Issues in Criminal Justice
Professionalism in Forensics and Security
Graduates pursue careers as forensic computing specialists for government agencies, security consultancies and commercial IT departments.
Recent graduates have been working as software consultants, web developers, security consultants, surveillance assistants, IT officers and more.
Graduates are also well positioned to continue their academic careers by embarking on postgraduate study, in either research or taught areas, which offers the opportunity for further specialisation and enhances their existing skills.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.