/BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing and Security

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Provided by: UWE

Course Area: South West

Course Code: G4H4

Course Type: Degree (Honours)

Start date: 09/09/2020

End date: 30/07/2024

Subjects: Coding, Computer Science, Cryptography, Cyber Security

Accredited by: British Computer Society (BCS)

Price: £6,000 to £10,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course overview

Develop computer programming and database skills and expand your knowledge of computer networks, systems and the legal environment you’ll operate in.


Gain vital professional skills, such as using industry standard forensic and security tools. Build your industry network and knowledge at presentations from visiting professionals.


Apply what you’ve learnt to practical projects, including investigating computer crimes and assessing the integrity of forensic data and computer security systems.

Who is this course for

BSc(Hons) Forensic Computing and Security is one of UWE’s highest-ranking degrees for graduate employment.


Choose from careers in government and the private or public sector.


Roles can be within forensics and security teams, legal practices or the police and related organisations.

What will I learn

Topics include:


  • Programming in C++
  • Computer and Network Systems
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Computer Crime and Digital Evidence
  • Operating Systems
  • Security and Forensic Tools
  • Law, Experts and Justice
  • Secure Computer Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Secure Embedded Systems
  • Security Management in Practice
  • Forensic Computing Practice
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Advanced Databases
  • Cryptography
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Security Data Analytics and Visualisation
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