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Masters in Digital Forensics in the UK in 2024

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Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation MSc

Teesside University United Kingdom

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Cyber Security & Digital Forensics BSc (Hons), MEng

Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom

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Digital Forensics And Cybercrime Analysis MSc

Staffordshire University United Kingdom

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Advanced Security and Digital Forensics MSc

Edinburgh Napier University United Kingdom

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Digital Forensics MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip

Cranfield University United Kingdom

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Masters in Digital Forensics in the UK

Study Digital Forensics Masters Programmes

Digital Forensics is a field of IT that focuses on security and the fight against cybercrime. You will study cutting edge techniques used in cyber security and law enforcement, learning about data acquisition and interpretation. As Digital Forensics is such a fast moving field, there will be a focus in your studies on keeping up to date with the latest software and techniques.

To study in this field, it is important that you have an understanding of an interest in computing and related fields such as mathematics and data analysis.

Topics you are likely to cover when studying in the field include:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mathematics
  • Networks and Communications
  • Digital Crime

Graduates of degrees in Environmental Law go on to work in areas such as:

  • Law enforcement service
  • Government bodies
  • Forensic consultancy

Postgraduate programmes in Digital Forensics are most commonly offered at universities as a Master of Science (MSc degree/MS degree), which can typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time, and may include an industrial placement year.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in Digital Forensics will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related topic such as computing or mathematics.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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