Cybercrime Investigation MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Cybercrime is a relatively new and growing area for both civil and criminal investigation. This course has been developed by law enforcement practitioners to enhance knowledge and practical skills in the areas of behavioural psychology, criminal investigation and the technical aspects of obtaining computer-based evidence. Aimed at personal professional development for current investigators in the criminal and private sector and as a natural progression for graduates in Computer Forensics, Psychology or Policing. Modules include Research Skills, Behavioural Dynamics of Cybercrime, Digital Forensic Technology, Open Source Internet Investigation, Policing of cybercrime and a research project for your dissertation.

Course syllabus:

  1. Trends in Cybercrime

  2. Digital Forensic Technology

  3. Information Security Management

  4. Mobile Device Evidence and Investigation

  5. Policing Cybercrime

  6. Open Source Internet Investigation

  7. Behavioural Dynamics of Cybercrime

  8. Research Methods

  9. MSc Dissertation