Merchiston Campus, Off campus
Computer security is one of the key challenges in contemporary computing. You will gain critical knowledge within the cybersecurity and digital forensic domains, combining academic principles and industrial practice.
The course is informed by current research in security and digital forensics and is underpinned by our experience with external partners in law enforcement, the cybersecurity industry, financial institutions and other knowledge transfer activities.
Course specialisms include network security, penetration testing, incident response, malware analysis, cryptography, audit and compliance, and host and mobile digital forensics.
A 2:2 Honours degree or above, in a computing discipline (Computing; Computer Science; Computer Networking; Software Engineering; Cyber Security), other IT disciplines with minimum of 50% Computing modules in the last two years of study.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
2.5 - 4 years