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Computer Security and Forensics with Project Management MSc

University of Bedfordshire

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR, JUN, AUG, OCT, NOV

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About the course

This course is ideal for graduates of Computer Science or Networking degrees. With the vast proliferation of malware and targeted cyber-attacks the necessity for proper Information security and management in place becomes more prominent than ever.

It covers a wide range of topics including programming, databases, security, Project Management and computer networking. This course is uniquely designed to blend a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art domains around Information and network security, and digital forensics and will properly equip you for a career in the area.

The expansion of mobile technologies, IoT, Cloud deployments and the migration of operational and strategic security into a unified scheme with automation and digital forensics in mind make the domains in this course a ready a complete pool of knowledge-based and skillset development for potential candidates in both management and technical aspects of security.

During the course students will learn how to understand network security and attack theory, scripting, penetration testing, cryptographic protocols and how to perform forensic data analysis using the latest commercial tools available such as Encase Tool Kit and open source toolkits.

Career prospects

You will be equipped for a number of careers including security associate, security consultant, penetration tester, network security analyst and systems administrator. Further study is available on an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,275per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    116th out of 122 12

    95th out of 113 3

    33rd out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    89 42%

    114th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    91st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    118th

    33
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 50%

    87th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    93rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    85th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    83 44%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    14th

    3

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