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Course summary

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.

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/engsci/cyber-security-and-digital-forensics-bsc-hons


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship 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

Cyber Security & Digital Forensics at University of Greenwich - UCAS