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Cyber Security & Digital Forensics (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This degree is aligned with industry recognised certifications (for example, AccessData Certified Examiner), giving you a career head start.– Kingston has a dedicated cyber security and digital forensics lab, with access to specialist resources.– You’ll have access to software and tools widely used in the cyber security industry (such as Splunk, Nessus, Kali Linux).**About this course**Have you considered a career at the cutting-edge of the fight against cyber crime? There is an increasing demand for skilled cyber security professionals with expertise that this course offers.On this course, you’ll study how computers can be used to prevent and solve crime. You’ll develop web technology programming skills and study specialised tools and operating system environments. You’ll examine encryption algorithms, public-key cryptography, network security, endpoint security and digital forensics. Through research and development projects you’ll be able to showcase your knowledge and skills to employers. Project themes include security and vulnerability analysis, mobile app security and cyber intelligence analysis.Practical studies include ethical hacking (such as password cracking, vulnerability scanning, social engineering and system exploits) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) functions, such as threat intelligence, threat hunting, SIEMs and incident response.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

15,000per year

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 110 11

    29th out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    105 44%

    95th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    6th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    114 58%

    25th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    21st

    10

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