801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Cyber Security & Computer Forensics (with Sandwich Year) - Kingston University

**Reasons to choose Kingston** – This degree is aligned with industry recognised certifications, for example, AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), giving you a career head start. – You’ll gain access to software and tools widely used in the cyber security industry (e.g. Splunk, ThreatConnect, Forensic Toolkit (FTK)). – You’ll work in a dedicated cyber security and digital forensics lab, with access to specialist tools and resources. **About this course** This degree is ideal for a career in cyber security or digital forensics. It offers a thorough knowledge of core computer science subjects and examines 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. Practical studies include ethical hacking (e.g. password cracking, port scanning, social engineering and malware), and Security Operations Centre (SOC) functions (e.g. threat intelligence, threat hunting, SIEMs and incident response). You’ll also examine encryption algorithms, public-key cryptography, network security and digital forensics. Throughout the course, you’ll work on research and development projects, which can showcase your work to potential employers. Examples of themes include pen testing, mobile security, Blockchain technologies, cyber ranges and malware.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250