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London Metropolitan University

Cyber Security and Forensic Computing (Top-up)

UCAS Code: GG40

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have one of the following: 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation Degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject 240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution

About this course


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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2019

Other options

2.0 years | Part-time day | 2019

**Why study this course?**

This is a top-up version of our Cyber Security and Forensic Computing BSc degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London.

The Cyber Security and Forensic Computing (Top-up) BSc is an inclusive course that has a strong focus on cyber security and forensic investigation, expanding on the career led BSc programme. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in cyber security technology, which will lead to an undergraduate degree completion and an entry into the professional world that it brings.

**More about this course**

You'll be taught in our Cyber Security Research Centre which offers a unique collaborative environment in the UK. It provides a space for researchers, students and industry experts to develop new approaches and best practice. The course comprises of multiple practical opportunities to carry out projects in the dedicated Cyber Security Research Centre, working with industry-based software. Practical projects may be carried out through topics such as Computer Networking, Cyber Security, Digital Crime Investigation and Ethical Hacking.

With professionally scrutinised modules by the British Computer Society, this career-focused course will equip you with the key skills necessary to succeed in the cyber security industry. This cutting-edge course is designed to put you at the forefront of computer security, with the curriculum regularly updated to keep up with the industry. You’ll study the prevention, detection, correction and conviction of digital crimes and enhance your essential knowledge of cyber security principles such as digital crime investigation, ethical hacking and security risk management.

As a digital crime-fighter, you’ll have the chance to boost your arsenal through exposure to specialist Forensic Tool Kits (FTK) and Mobile Phone Examiner Plus (MPE+) as well as open-source toolkits such as Kali, Metasploit and Honeypot.

Throughout the course you’ll be supported by highly qualified teaching staff who have strong links with the industry and potential employers. The tutors on your course will provide you with excellent academic guidance and careers advice throughout your studies. You'll learn all about the world of internet fraud on this intensive Cyber Security and Forensic Computing degree course. You’ll also discover techniques for stopping hackers, analysing risks and troubleshooting security issues on the latest gadgets.

Modules

Example modules include:

Project
Ethical Hacking
Network and Cloud Security
Digital Crime Investigation
Management Support Systems
Work Related Learning
Risk, Crisis and Security Management

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through essays, individual and group coursework, exams, research projects and a final dissertation. You'll receive regular supportive feedback throughout the course.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Holloway

Department:

School of Computing

TEF rating:

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