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Course summary

With digital forensics playing a critical role in the world of modern criminal investigations, this course will help you develop the practical and professional skills needed by employers in the digital forensics, cyber security and law enforcement sectors. In addition, all major industries have a requirement for digital forensics, including, but not limited to, banking, social media and e-commerce. Delve into the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data recovered from computers and digital devices to establish factual evidence, with access to a dedicated specialist digital forensics laboratory, hosting industry-standard digital forensics software and tools. The multidisciplinary nature of our course will foster the essential skills you require in data investigation, incident response, mobile device forensics, computer networking, ethical hacking, computer programming, and legal and expert witness roles complementary to digital forensic investigations. Digital Forensics combines a highly rigorous academic qualification with real-life practical work experience, which will enable you to put your knowledge into practice as a computer forensics expert or forensics investigator. Professional Placement Year This course offers a professional placement year. This allows you to spend a whole year with an employer, between the second and third years of your degree, and is a great way to find out more about your chosen career. Some students even return to the same employers after completing their studies. The University will draw on its extensive network of local, regional and national employers to support you in finding a suitable placement to complement your chosen area of study. If you do not find a suitable placement, you will be automatically transferred back to the standard, non-placement version of the course. Please note that fees are payable during your placement year. For details, visit the course page on the Birmingham City University website.

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Millennium Point Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in any level

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13200 Year 1

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Digital Forensics with Professional Placement Year at Birmingham City University - UCAS