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Computer Forensics & Security MEng (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Headingley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore the interconnected fields of computer forensics and security. This four-year course will see you progress from an undergraduate degree after your initial three years of study to postgraduate-level study in your fourth and final year, enabling you to gain a masters-level qualification.The areas of computer forensics and security are more closely related than ever before, with police forces creating cybercrime teams which draw on expertise from across these two specialities.You will learn how to analyse digital devices such as hard drives and mobile phones to capture data that can be used as evidence in criminal trials. We will teach you where devices hide their data and how to retrieve it so it can be used in a variety of criminal cases, from those involving intellectual property theft to murder.You will combine this knowledge with a thorough investigation of computer security as you discover new and more robust ways to protect digital data. Using our secure networks, you will gain hands-on experience of hacking into computer systems so you can understand how to install security measures, including firewalls and intrusion detection systems, in order to protect them.**IT LABS**The University is home to a number of modern specialist IT labs equipped with all the up-to-date hardware and software our computing students could need.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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UCAS Points : 120

A minimum of 80 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

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University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett is a global university, with an alumni community based in more than 150 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett degrees are available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore.
In-country staff provide application support and advice in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Qatar and Vietnam.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    89th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    7

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