The BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics at Teesside University is ideal for you if you are interested in forging a career in computer security and forensics. It is a relatively new and growing career field - and technology is changing every day. Mobile phones, iPads and the internet are being used to perpetrate crimes and terrorist activities, creating billion-pound losses, and threatening national and international security.
You can complete an optional work placement year as part of this degree course at no extra cost.
This course is an ideal entry route if you do not have the qualifications and grades to be admitted to Year 1 of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics.
Experts in computer and digital forensics have a key role to play in investigating and preventing crime, and countering terrorist threats.You learn about file formats, software drivers, networking, routing, communication protocols and security, cryptology, reverse software engineering and investigative techniques. You use computer forensic tools such as password crackers and email converters. You learn the techniques and processes that allow you to recover, trace and capture digital data, and you are trained to prepare and present data as evidence in court.