University of East London

MSc Information Security and Digital Forensics*

The programme focuses on developing skills in the field of information security and digital forensics, through a mixture of theory, advanced practical skills and experience. It aims to develop sound knowledge and analytical abilities, which will prepare graduates for future employment at a senior level in the IT industry.

Upon successful completion of this programme, students are expected to have a critical understanding of the concepts of information security, of the procedures and techniques employed when investigating computer incidents and computer misuse and to be able to contribute to the development of related disciplines by research solutions.



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Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UEL-IND-M-100 Induction Module 0.00
Postgraduate Certificate Level
UEL-CN-7014 Security Management 30.00
UEL-CN-7016 Computer Security 30.00
Postgraduate Diploma Level
UEL-CN-7015 IT and Internet Law 30.00
UEL-CN-7019 Digital Forensics 30.00
Postgraduate Award Level
UEL-CN-7000 Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Dissertation) 60.00

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