Digital Forensics and Cyber Security - BSc (Hons)

You’ll learn all about the world of internet fraud on our intensive Digital Forensics and Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree. On this course you’ll discover techniques for stopping hackers, analyse risks and troubleshoot security issues on the latest gadgets.

Course details

Our Cyber Security Research Centre provides a secure environment for you to study alongside our industry partners. You’ll also get to work on live projects, giving you experience of the real working world.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our Digital Forensics and Cyber Security BSc degree has been accredited with full CITP status by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. This accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS. As a graduate of this course, accreditation will also entitle you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

Benefits

Entry requirements

a minimum grades CCD in three A levels, one of which must be from a relevant subject (or a minimum of 88 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma of 60 credits)

English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.

Modules

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Computer Hardware and Software Architectures (core, 30 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Computing (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Information Systems (core, 15 credits)
  • Logic and Problem Solving (core, 30 credits)
  • Programming (core, 30 credits)
  • Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (core, 15 credits)
  • Computer and Mobile Forensics (core, 15 credits)
  • Network Forensics and Incident Response (core, 15 credits)
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Risk, Crisis and Security Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Security in Computing (core, 30 credits)
  • Smart Data Discovery (core, 15 credits)
  • Digital Investigation and E-Discovery (core, 30 credits)
  • Ethical Hacking (core, 15 credits)
  • Network and Cloud Security (core, 30 credits)
  • Project (core, 30 credits)
  • Work Related Learning II (core, 15 credits)