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Crime, Forensic & Investigative Sciences

Digital Forensic Analysis and Cyber Investigation


Course overview

As part of this course you will discover what it is like to be a digital forensic practitioner and the role they play in criminal investigations where digital devices have been involved. You will be introduced to the concept of digital evidence: what it is, where it can come from, and how to analyse it.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

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Course details

What you study

• What is digital forensics?
• Best practices and processes.
• Evidence handling.
• Digital investigatory concepts including deleted file recovery, file identification and artefact analysis.
• Presentation of evidence.
• The law.

How you are assessed


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

As this is an online course it is necessary that you have access to a computer and that you are comfortable learning via an online platform.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or equivalent.



2020/21 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4 Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 6 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for four weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm