Computer Forensics BSc (Hons) (FG45)




University of Sunderland

Computer Forensics BSc (Hons)

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Matura podstawowa oraz rozszerzona Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone) Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone)
Stara matura ocena minimum 3 -
J. angielski minimum 80% minimum 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -
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Course overview 

The course is excellent preparation for jobs in computer forensics, which is a rapidly growing area given the rise in computer-related crime. At the same time, the course also covers all the fundamentals of computing, leaving your career options open. Core topics include web applications, database systems, programming and software development.

Teaching is fully up-to-date with the latest developments and is enriched by Sunderland’s research that has been classed as 'internationally excellent' by the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF).

This course is eligible for free accommodation for academic year 17/18. Use our scholarships calculator to find out more and discover other scholarships that may be available to you.


Why us?

  • Accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
  • Accredited by BCS on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer
  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional
  • The North-East ranks as the No.2 region in the UK for the number of software companies, second only to London

Modular structure

Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Fundamentals of Computing (100 credits)
  • Foundations of Computer Forensics and Ethical Hacking (20 credits)

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Software Engineering Enterprise and Innovation Project (40 credits)
  • Intermediate Software Development (20 credits)
  • Theoretical Principles of Computer Forensics and Ethical Hacking (20 credits)
  • Practical Aspects of Computer Forensics (20 credits)
  • Network Fundamentals (20 credits)

   Final year (national level 6): 

Core modules

  • Computing Major Project (40 credits)
  • Advanced Computer Forensics (20 credits)
  • Advanced Cyber Security (20 credits)
  • Professional Issues in Computer Forensics and Ethical Hacking (20 credits)

Optional modules - choose one

  • Ethical Hacking (20 credits)
  • Telecommunications (20 credits)
  • Advanced Routing (20 credits)
  • Software Enterprise (20 credits)

Teaching and Assessment 

Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions. Group activities, discussions are facilitated through the University’s virtual learning environment.

You will be encouraged to develop independent study skills as well as work with other students on group projects. As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also ongoing assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include coursework and exams.

Fees and funding

The annual fee is:

  • £9,250 if you are from the UK or EU
  • £10,750 if you are from outside the EU

If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.

Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.

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