Bachelor of Science (Honours) Digital Forensics & Cyber Security / Fóiréinsic Dhigiteach ┐ Cibearshlándáil

Bachelor of Science in Computing (NFQ Level 7) or equivalent qualification.

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security is a one-year part-time add-on NFQ Level 8 degree covering such topics as mobile device forensics, application security, network security analytics, biometrics, business continuity management & cloud security.

The successful graduates from this programme have the knowledge and skills to begin work in any type of business that has Cyber Security needs. Former graduates from this course are now working in a wide range of industries from ICT to Financial Institutions to Manufacturing as well as the top International companies in Ireland.

Graduates from the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security are valued professional for employers in Ireland for both Irish SMEs and International corporations.

Graduates are schooled in the latest technologies in IT security and this has made them very attractive for employment as they can readily apply their knowledge in securing corporations against the current onslaught from cyber criminals and cyber hackers.

This degree also covers business continuity management and cloud security, two job areas in high demand at the moment.

Programme Modules:

Mobile Device Forensics: Forensics of mobile smart devices like phones and ipads

Application Security: Protecting and hacking applications on systems

Network Security Analytics: Data analysis technics applied to network traffic to detect intrusion

Biometrics and Forensics Applications: Theory and practice of using biometric devices for access / identificationtechnologies

Business Continuity Management & Cloud Security: Risk identification and management theory and practice

Individual Project: Application of knowledge gained from course to develop an independent project

  • Monday 6.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Wednesday 6.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Thursday 6.00pm - 10.00pm

* 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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Graduates of this course may progress on to TU252R Master of Science in Computing (Applied Cyber Security).

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NFQ Level 8


Bachelor of Science (Honours)


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020





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