This degree equips you with the investigative skills, tools and techniques that are fundamental to cyber security and digital forensics. On this degree, you will gain practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques for developing, maintaining, and designing secure systems. The modules you can study include Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning, Computer Forensics, and Information Security. You will learn about the security needs of networks, users and applications, and the forensic methods required for the collection and preservation of evidence. You will also explore the legal, social, ethical, and professional issues which can arise within security and forensics. What you should know about this course
- You will develop knowledge of computer and organisational security, computer crime, police and forensic methods, and the requirements for collecting evidence.
- This degree allows you to master techniques for critically evaluating and modelling the security, performance and quality of security systems.
- University of Greenwich is an academic partner with The Council for Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST).
- The degree is fully accredited by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which is part of GCHQ.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies
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