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MSc Computer Forensics and Cyber Security

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MSc Computer Forensics and Cyber Security

Overview

This programme is suitable for both newcomers to computer security and computer forensics and practitioners who wish to further their skills. It covers relevant skills, software and hardware technologies, and the more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. It ensures that students have a basic understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements and the international standards pertaining to computer security in different nations.

Students gain knowledge of computer crime, police and forensic methods, and the legal requirements for collecting evidence.

At the end of the programme, students are able to administer and configure business-critical distributed applications. They also gain an understanding of the threats to business networks and servers.

The programme includes hands-on training in current forensic tools as used by the police. Students can therefore contribute quickly to the well-being of corporate IT and informational assets.

Through our short course centre opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Certified Ethical Hacker (EC-Council); EnCase Computer Forensics, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment.

 

Careers

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be proficient in computer security and systems security and are in a position to follow careers in system development and administration where knowledge of security and forensics will be an asset or work in a range of specialist roles including: forensics investigators, security consultants or network management specialists.

Professional recognition

This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). On successful graduation from this degree, the student will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfilled the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci). For a full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Require Documents: (For Admission)

1) All Education Documents (degrees/ certificates)
2) Experience Letters with portfolio.
3) SOP (Statement Of Purpose)
4) UKVI (if available)
5) Passport (min validity 6 months)
6) Updated CV

Visa Application

Point Based System:
Before we go to the steps of how to apply for the visa it is better to understand the process and policy of UKVI, the details Click here

The basic of financial requirement is that student have all the required amount in his/her bank account for at least 28 days at the time of applying for visa application.

Briefly to understand the Visa criteria please note that there is a point based system for getting a student visa for UK. Every student need to secure at least 40 points to get the successful result on the visa application.
These 40 points are divided between The CAS from the university/Institute and the financial requirement.

  • CAS — 30 Points
  • Funds — 10 Points

Financial requirement:

The basic of financial requirement is that student have all the required amount in his/her bank account for at least 28 days at the time of applying for visa application.
To understand Funds requirement (full guidance notes can be downloaded from this site Click here).

How Much Amount is required:

For example, If the tuition fee is £12,000 and student have made an initial deposit of say £2000 then the balance amount will be £10,000 plus student need to show an amount of equivalent of UK£9,200 (outside London) as living cost (as per UKVI Policy). So technically we are talking about an amount of UK£19200 (in any currency equivalent to British Pound Sterling). This amount should be remaining in the students Bank account for at least 28 days at the time they apply for the Visa.

Updated: January 23, 2018 — 8:03 am

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