About the course
This course is intended to provide a pathway to academic accreditation and recognition for current practitioners who do not have a relevant first degree. It addresses the need for continuing professional development and career progression within a rapidly changing environment.
The scheme is composed of a series of short course modules and associated coursework modules which can be taken on a standalone basis or may be used to build an award.
Reasons to study Forensic Computing for Practitioners at DMU
• The flexibility of the course allows you to fit your studies around your work commitments
• It is aimed at those who have the relevant industry experience and no formal qualifications
• Gain access to dedicated laboratories and be taught by nationally recognised digital forensics practitioners at DMU’s prestigious Cyber Security Centre
• You will study a range of specialist modules that you are able to choose from based on your area of interest
Available modules include:
• Foundations of Forensic Computing
• Forensic Examination of Network Computers
• Forensic Examination of Internet Use
• Advanced Topics in Forensic Computing
• Current Issues for Practitioners
• Scripting and Searching
• Binary Analysis of Microsoft Office Documents
• Alternative Operating Systems
If you choose to progress to the MSc, you will follow the modules with an individual project or dissertation.