What will I learn?

Our professionally accredited Master’s in Computer Forensics and Cyber Security covers cybercrime, police and forensic methods, alongside computer software and hardware. Our Computer Forensics and Cyber Security course allows students to familiarise themselves with the most recent technologies, scientific innovations and best practice in protecting digital infrastructures, from enterprise networks to Internet of Things environments. Students are also trained on modern tools and methodologies for conducting digital forensics investigations, spanning the whole range from the collection of evidence to analysis and acting as expert witnesses.

This course is suitable for both newcomers to computer security and computer forensics and practitioners who wish to further their skills. It covers practical skills for network security, penetration testing and digital forensics, as well as the theory and scientific basis that underpins everyday practice. It also ensures that students have a basic understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements and the standards pertaining to computer security.

This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT: Partial CITP and Partial CEng (Further Learning). An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS. Graduates from this course are equipped for employment in industry, commerce or research with a proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in digital forensics and cyber security .

Which department am I in?

School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,181) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2022, September 2022

Venue

University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

Old Royal Naval College,

King William Walk,

London,

Greenwich,

SE10 9LS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to our Master's programmes, you will need to have met the following: Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA 2.8 for UK 2:2 OR with a minimum GPA 3 for UK 2:1. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For some postgraduate taught courses, you need: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Applicants should have a good first degree in computing or computing science or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience. Students need an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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