Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security / Fóiréinsic Dhigiteach agus Cibearshlándáil

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. 

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.

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.

Semester 1

  • Computer & Network Forensics
  • Secure Communications
  • Secure Programming 1
  • Penetration Testing

Semester 2

  • Network Security
  • Secure programming 2
  • Web Application Security
  • Group Project
  • Tuesday 6pm - 10pm
  • Wednesday 6pm - 10pm
  • Thursday 6pm - 10pm

* Classes will be delivered remotely online with some workshops delivered on-site*

Springboard 2020 

This course is funded through Springboard for 2020. For further information regarding eligibility criteria and how to apply, please see the Springboard website at

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TU Code



NFQ Level 7


Bachelor of Science


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020





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