Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Forensic Computing and Security - Grado en Informática Forense y Seguridad

Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,000 per year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    4 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Forensic Computing and Security BSc (Hons)


Interested in using ethical hacking to identify security problems, and developing solutions that fix them?


104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each of the components or equivalent.


Understand the ways that hackers, as well as general users think in order to predict their behaviour
Use your applied technical skills to expose weakness in systems to ultimately build and maintain secure digital environments
Engage in a series of practical, industry-focused tasks and co-participate in a range of research projects, not only with BU staff but experts from other institutions in the UK and Europe
Gain valuable work experience on your placement if you choose to take one
You’ll be qualified to work in the security and/or forensic industry in roles such as police forensics investigator, forensics consultant, security advisor, information security analyst or cyber security analyst. You´ll be career ready with 89% of our computing graduates in employment or further study after 15 months.
All of our computing courses share a common first year, giving you the time to really explore each subject before deciding on a specialism


Year 1
Principles of Programming
Computer Fundamentals
Data and Databases
Networks and Cyber Security
Application of Programming Principles
Business Systems Analysis and Design

Year 2
Digital Forensics Fundamentals
Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures
Enterprise Security and Privacy
Project Management & Team Working
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Tools & Technologies of Data Science

Placement year
Although you will be enrolled onto the four-year degree, you can opt out of the placement year. However, the placement year offers you a chance to gain experience and make contacts for the future. You’ll complete a minimum 30-week industrial work placement which can be carried out anywhere in the world.

Final year
Core units
Advanced Digital Forensics
Security by Design
Individual Project

Option units
Business Continuity Management
Cyber Situational Awareness
Information Assurance

Salidas profesionales

Police Forensics Investigator
Forensics Consultant
Security Adviser for Business Continuity
Information Security Analyst
Security Systems Analyst.

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