Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security / Fóiréinsic Dhigiteach agus Cibearshlándáil

The minimum entry requirement for standard entrants is a Higher Certificate NFQ Level 6 award in Computing.

Note: A QQI FET Level 6 Advanced Certificate will not meet the entry requirement for this course. 

Covering areas of computer and networking technology with emphasis placed on security and forensics and how this is applied to business needs. The objective of the course is to deepen the knowledge of subject areas by expanding on the fundamentals concepts. This year will focus on the Digital Forensics and Security of Information and introduce the students to working as teams where they will develop a project integrating knowledge from different modules.

IT Requirements: A MEDIUM spec (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. Be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, use other software such as SPSS, Adobe Connect, Minitab, Maple, so needs more RAM, SSD, etc.)

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website

A typical Digital Forensics and Cyber Security graduate initially works in the area of Penetration Testing, Security Analyst or as a Security Consultant. They will usually start on an average salary of €40,000 with excellent career progression options.

Semester 1

  • Computer & Network Forensics
  • Secure Communications
  • Secure Programming 1
  • Penetration Testing

Semester 2

  • Network Security
  • Secure programming 2
  • Web Application Security
  • Group Project
  • Tuesday 6pm - 10pm
  • Wednesday 6pm - 10pm
  • Thursday 6pm - 10pm

*All classes will be delivered remotely online*

Applications for this course are now closed.



TU Code



NFQ Level 7


Bachelor of Science


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020





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