Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology MSc

Study MSc Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology at the University of Portsmouth. Further your studies at a postgraduate level, boost your employability and achieve your goals. If you're looking to further specialise your IT career and branch into digital forensics, this course is the perfect next step. This MSc Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology Master's degree will develop your IT skillset and give you the lowdown on civil, corporate and criminal litigation procedures. You'll unpack the core themes in Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology, including data analysis, risk management, computer security and cybercrime. You'll learn to apply your skills to the generation and presentation of digital evidence for use by the courts, in legal or other formal proceedings. Once you graduate, you'll be equipped to tackle a career in forensic information technology within law firms, enforcement agencies and IT practices.

Course syllabus:

  1. Computer Forensic Investigation and Cryptography

  2. Master's Engineering Project or Master's Study Project

  3. Mobile Forensics: Issue and Practice

  4. Systems, Security and Hacking

  5. Big Data Applications

  6. Global Landscape of Cyber Security