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BSc HonsComputer and Cyber Forensics

University of Gloucestershire
United Kingdom, Gloucestershire
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Overview

Immerse yourself in all aspects of cyber forensics, gaining essential skills in revealing how cybercrime has happened and who is responsible. Developing enquiry and analysis skills, you will learn how to gather and present evidence as an expert witness in criminal and civil investigations.

Real-life case studies are a core part of this course, covering areas such as identity theft and financial crime, as well as information technology law.

Students on the four-year sandwich degree have undertaken work placements with forensics organisations including Gloucester Constabulary and CGI. Many students proceed into graduate roles with these organisations.

You will use industry software including AccessData FTK, a sector standard in digital investigation technology, and a range of tools that analyse and recover information from mobile devices. You will be taught by lecturers with significant industry experience as well as guest lectures from industry practitioners. Previous visitors have included professionals from BT, Raytheon, CGI and Hewlett Packard.

Computer and Cyber Forensics focuses on investigating a cybercrime after it has been committed. All students on this course adhere to the Association of Chief Police Officers’ (ACPO) guidelines. These standards lead the development of official forensic investigation practices and are adhered to by law enforcement and commercial computer forensic organisations worldwide.

You’ll learn in our new purpose-built School of Computing and Technology. This includes: a dedicated cyber lab where you can practice your skills in a digitally protected environment; purpose-built break-out areas for workshop sessions; games consoles and screens in social areas; and the latest computing technology and software. Experience delivering expert evidence in our Moot Court and obtain the Bond Solon certification in Courtroom Skills Training – Witness Familiarisation. You will also experience the Crime Scene House where you will examine a crime scene for sources of digital evidence. There is a strong sense of community, with staff and students sharing both work and relaxation space and regular sharing of ideas and creativity. You can check these spaces out at our open day.

Career opportunities

  • Cyber Forensic Investigator
  • Forensic Computing
  • Fraud Investigation
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States