Computer Science and Forensics BSc (Hons)

Computer-based crime is on the increase and around the world, government agencies, businesses and individuals are under constant threat.

The impact of an attack can be huge, and the demand for people who can harden computer systems and improve their security is growing.

This course is designed for students who want to specialise in computer forensics by investigating incidents and providing evidence for the police and courts.

You will focus on network security, systems hardening, the process of gathering evidence and analysing captured data, and the legal requirements for those who work in this area.

BSc (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
GF44 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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