Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Passionate about protecting against cyber-attacks and recovering and investigating artefacts on digital devices? If so, an MSc in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at The University of Huddersfield can help you take the next step in your career. This advanced course meets the demand for experts with a wide range of security, investigative and general computing skills, including cyber security, computer security and digital forensics skills. Our programme aims to equip you with the ability and knowledge to evaluate existing and emerging cyber forensics technologies, implement cyber security solutions and acquire, preserve and analyse digital evidence. Develop the competencies and technical skills necessary for such high demand roles as computer forensics investigator and information security analyst. Why study Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at Huddersfield? Develop your confidence, knowledge base and skillset to thrive as a cyber security and digital forensics professional after graduation. At the end of the course, you’ll put your newfound experiences and skills to the test in a hands-on final Individual Project module. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, offering lots of things to do and see. Top 3 Reasons to Study Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at Huddersfield 1. Knowledge – Our practical course will equip you with highly marketable cyber security, computer security and digital forensics skills. 2. Boosted Career Prospects – 94.1% of our graduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation.* 3. Professional Certification – This course is provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). *HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19


Our MSc in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course. These include: • Cyber-crime and Forensics Awareness • Data Mining • Digital Forensics • Emerging Technologies for Cyber Physical Systems • Distributed Ledger Technologies • Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security • Introduction to Cryptography.

Assessment method

Students in the Cyber Security and Digital Forensics MSc programme will be taught through lectures, tutorials, directed reading and practical work, with The University of Huddersfield’s extensive information technology (IT) resources applied in all modules. A variety of assessment strategies to test your ability to apply knowledge and skills is used, including: • Examinations • Laboratory experiments • Laboratory assignments • Projects. You will be given timely written or verbal feedback on all your coursework submissions.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Computing or related subject or an equivalent professional qualification * Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at an Honours degree level * Substantial (3 years) relevant industry experience

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7900 Year 1
England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1
Channel Islands £7900 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office (mailto:[email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at University of Huddersfield - UCAS