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**Summary**: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you dont have sufficient grades to join Year 1. This course is ideal 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
**Summary**: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. This course is ideal 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.**Course details**: 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.**After the course**: Graduates can gain employment in a wide range of companies, government organisations, security services and the financial sector to name just a few. There are opportunities with forensic science agencies, the police and HM Revenue & Customs, as well as in computer security and forensic intelligence.
Teesside University is set in a contemporary campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in the north east of England, providing students with a friendly university equipped with wonderful modern facilities.
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More than £275 million has been invested in the university’s facilities in recent years, with more investment already earmarked through to 2026. Teesside University continually looks to build a better student experience with new and improved facilities and outstanding teaching.
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