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Professional Practice in Digital Forensics and Security MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Reasons to study Professional Practice in Digital Forensics and Security at De Montfort University:

  • Get recognition as well as masters on successful completion, you will have seven industry-recognised professional certificates, in addition to the MSc
  • Study in our dedicated purpose built, Cyber Security Centre (CSC) a state-of-the-art cyber security and forensics laboratory, allowing you to develop your practical and professional skills further
  • Academic expertise you will benefit from expertise and knowledge from industry experts, the course is developed and delivered in conjunction with 7Safe, Cambridge
  • Flexible study options available the start dates spaced out throughout the year, and the option to take most modules in any order that suits you
  • Excellent graduate prospects gain the specialist skills and expertise to progress in one of the most rapidly expanding areas of computing.

Teaching and assessments

Assessment is by a combination of tests, coursework, projects and other laboratory-based assessments. For postgraduate awards students must successfully accumulate the following credits:

Post Graduate Certificate
60 credits

Post graduate Diploma
120 credits

180 credits

Graduate Careers

Graduates are likely to be employed as computer security specialists within law enforcement, government or other related agencies, in commercial IT departments or security consultancies, or in other computing positions where computer security is an issue. It is anticipated that successful completion of the MSc will support the career development of graduates. Opportunities also exist for further academic study towards a PhD and a career in research.

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University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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