United Kingdom

De Montfort University

101-150 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

De Montfort University

Forensic Computing

The Forensic Computing BSc (Hons) course is part of De Montfort University’s Cyber Security Centre, which has a renowned reputation in computer forensics and computer security. You will be taught by a team of experienced, specialist forensics and security staff who focus on a wide variety of cyber security and digital forensics issues. You will study in facilities and have access to equipment designed to meet the highest forensics and security standards. Forensic Computing is a specialist course which covers a broad study of computer science, with particular emphasis on digital material that may be used as evidence. The course has been developed over the years to help investigators understand precisely what digital devices do, and how digital evidence can be examined in a forensically sound manner. The course will teach you the theory needed to understand fundamental principles of forensic computing and includes handling digital evidence, computer networks, computer architecture, discrete mathematics, programming language concepts, cryptography and secure multi-tier web systems. This knowledge enables the appropriate analysis and interpretation of digital artefacts. 100 per cent of graduates from this course are in full-time employment or further education within six months of completing their course (DLHE 2014/15).

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,Leicester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250