BSc in Computing in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security

Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown (BN311)
Key Programme Details

Bachelor of Science

NFQ Level

7 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening


Part Time

ECTS Credits


Skills Area

Information and communication (including ICT)

General Information

Springboard Administrator





Admissions Office Institute of Technology Blanchardstown Blanchardstown Road North Dublin 15

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About this Course

Aim :
The BSc in Computing in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security is a one-year part-time add-on level 7 degree programme.
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.
Successful graduates from this programme will be ready to work as professionals in the IT and Cyber Security industry.

Entry Requirements

NFQ level 6 in Computing or related discipline

Long Description

Course Modules:
Computer & Network Forensics
Secure Communications
Professional Penetration Testing
Network Security
Secure Programming
Group Project

Participants will undergo a work placement.

Career Opportunities

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) has identified IT and Cyber Security as being demand area as well as
the ICT Skills Action Plan 2014-2018.

Sample ICT Professional Occupations for Network And Security Experts are:
Internet security and network security, security architecture, Cisco information security systems, firewall
configurations administration.

Others security areas and careers are in:
Digital & Mobile Device Forensics, Cyber Security
Investigations, Biometrics, Secure Software and Communications, Penetration Testing, Cloud Security.

The job titles of different jobs in IT and Cyber Security include:
Senior/Junior IT
Security Analyst/Engineer, Information Security Engineer, Cyber Incident Responder, Business Continuity & IT Security,
Network Security Engineer, and so on.

Timetable Info

Tuesday , Wednesday & Thursday 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Delivery Notes


Admissions Contact Details

Springboard Administrator


Admissions Office Institute of Technology Blanchardstown Blanchardstown Road North Dublin 15




Application Procedures

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