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MSc Computer Forensics and Security

Leeds Beckett University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Headingley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Details

Designed for those with a background in computer forensics and security, this course will help you to develop advanced skills that are in high demand across industries and at the forefront of government and business needs. You will be supported by expert tutors and will develop in-depth skills to meet your career aspirations. In addition to providing opportunities to gain in-depth practical experience and skills in analysing and defending systems, your modules will see you develop your own exploits and design innovative approaches to defending systems. You will also learn how to process forensic images and video to identify their content as part of civil and criminal investigations. In a sector that is constantly evolving, you will know how to research the latest technology and trends and keep your knowledge up to date.

Course Benefits

As a student of the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing, you will have a range of additional opportunities open to you including networking and industry events. The University’s hosted BSides conference brings students together with industry figures, and our close links with regional crime units and Leeds-based security companies will encourage you to engage with regular security talks. Our annual guest lecture programme is delivered by industry experts and will feed into your studies, and you could choose to join the ethical hacking society to further contextualise your learning. The society explores the very latest developments in digital security and hosts regular talks from industry experts to further inform your learning and sharpen your expertise. You will have access to industry-standard facilities and learning spaces including a purpose-built online lab environment, where you will deepen your understanding of computer security supported by your tutors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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

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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