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Forensic & Crime Scene Sciences

Digital Forensic Analysis and Cyber Investigation (Online)

You 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 explore the concept of digital evidence: what it is, where it can come from, and how to analyse it.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4 Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

You learn through a combination of pre-recorded materials and exercises to complete at your own pace, with a weekly one-hour live session to discuss key concepts and debate core syllabus topics. Tutor support is available throughout the specified weekly times.

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Wednesday 25 January, Wednesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to winter.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

Topics covered:

- 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

All learning outcomes will be assessed in a single assignment requiring students to undertake a mock investigation of a supplied piece of evidence and report their case findings.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course

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

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to winter.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2022/23 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4 Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Wednesday 25 January, Wednesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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