Computing - Digital Forensics & Cyber Security

Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown


Course Name Computing - Digital Forensics & Cyber Security
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code 50829 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Blanchardstown
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date September 2020
Application Date 2020 Applications

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Duration 1 year

Tuesday 6pm - 10pm
Wednesday 6pm - 10pm
Thursday 6pm - 10pm

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery
Course Fee €3,850
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements?
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.
Course Content 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.
Subjects Taught Semester 1

Computer & Network Forensics
Secure Communications
Secure Programming 1
Penetration Testing
Semester 2

Network Security
Secure programming 2
Web Application Security
Group Project
Number of Credits Credits for Full Award: 60 @ NFQ Level 7
Careers or Further Progression 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.

Graduates of this course may progress on to TU885 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security
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