Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: CISCO

Advanced Security and Digital Forensics (Taught)

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Course summary

This popular GCHQ-accredited Masters degree delivers modern enterprise Cybersecurity, coupled with Digital Forensics and incident response. Computer security is one of the key challenges in contemporary computing. You will gain critical knowledge within the cybersecurity and digital forensic domains, combining academic principles and industrial practice. The course is informed by current research in security and digital forensics and is underpinned by our experience with external partners in law enforcement, the cybersecurity industry, financial institutions and other knowledge transfer activities. Course specialisms include network security, penetration testing, incident response, malware analysis, cryptography, audit and compliance, and host and mobile digital forensics. The specialisation you gain in the taught modules is further developed through an extensive research-based MSc dissertation project, leading towards a mastery of a subject area and enhancing your particular specialism. This course is eligible for a limited number of DCMS funded bursaries for Scottish and EU students – please see the DCMS bursary funding page. Please visit our website for course details.

Course details

Modules

Modules include: host-based forensics; network security; security audit and compliance; e-security; incident response and malware analysis; computer penetration testing; dissertation.

Assessment method

Dissertation.


Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above in a Computing discipline (Computing; Computer Science; Computer Networking; Software Engineering; Cyber Security) or other IT disciplines with minimum of 50% Computing modules in the last two years of study.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

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Advanced Security and Digital Forensics at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS