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Digital Forensics & Cyber Security / Fóiréinsic Dhigiteach ┐Cibearshlándáil

Course Title: Bachelor of Science in Computing in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

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.)

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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

The programme is predominantly online. Some visitations to campus for workshops and assessments may be required.

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TU Code



Level 7


Bachelor of Science


1 Year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2023



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