The Manchester Metropolitan University, BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics and Security (formerly titled BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing)

This degree focuses on the four key elements of forensic computing: file-based forensics, internet-based forensics, network-based forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation.

You will gain a broad understanding of the phases of a forensic investigation and of computing in general. Extensive group work is used to develop your ability to think logically and use your initiative to critically analyse problems in the forensic domain. Typical areas of study include programming, multimedia and internet development, information systems and databases, computer hardware and fundamentals, computing mathematics, computer networks and operating systems.