Digital Security and Forensics

Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

Study BSc Digital Security and Forensics and you will study digital forensics, system security, and ethical hacking. Graduate with a digital security degree and find IT security jobs with government agencies, law enforcement or associated private sector agencies. This digital security degree also provides the opportunity to go on to specialist roles such as ethical hacker and IT security and forensics consultancy.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI111
Institution code G42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level CCC including Maths or Computing plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM
Scottish Higher BBBB including Maths plus Nat 5 English at C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points including Maths
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3 including Maths and Computing. Maths and English is required at Ordinary Level O2 if not taken at Higher Level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £1820 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish domiciled and EU full-time undergraduate students studying in Scotland will not normally have to pay tuition fees, although you must still apply to have your fees paid on your behalf by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) each year. You should apply online through the SAAS website. You can usually apply from April onwards. For eligibility details and information on how to apply, visit www.saas.gov.uk. Students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (rUK), should apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from their own Local Education Authority. If you live in: England - you should apply to Student Finance Direct Wales - you should apply to Student Finance Wales Northern Ireland - you should apply to Student Finance NI The rUK fees are £9250 per year capped at £27,750 for a 4-year honours programme. A £2,000 cash bursary is available for the first three years. Please see visit www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/feesfinance/tuitionfees
Digital Security and Forensics at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS