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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Cybercrime is a relatively new and growing area for both civil and criminal investigation. Our MSc in Cybercrime Investigation has been developed by law enforcement practitioners to enhance knowledge and practical skills in the areas of behavioural psychology, criminal investigation and the technical aspects of obtaining computer-based evidence.

Aimed at personal professional development for current investigators in the criminal and private sector and as a natural progression for graduates in Computer Forensics, Psychology or Policing.

Modules include Research Skills, Behavioural Dynamics of Cybercrime, Digital Forensic Technology, Open Source Internet Investigation, Policing of  cybercrime, and a research project for your dissertation.

Why study with us

  • You’ll develop the knowledge and practical skills to understand psychological, investigative and technical aspects of cybercrime.
  • This course is available in full-time, part-time and distance learning modes of study.
  • The course is delivered in partnership with existing staff members from the School of Psychology and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Justice.

Future careers

A range of potential careers are available to those studying MSc Cybercrime including working in the fields of Policing, Civil investigation, the military, and National Crime Agency.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    99th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    123 51%

    70th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    10

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