BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

3 years

The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics program has been meticulously crafted to equip students with comprehensive knowledge and practical expertise in the realms of cybersecurity and digital forensics. Through a combination of hands-on laboratory exercises, in-depth case studies, and project-based assignments, the participants are empowered to grasp the intricacies of these subjects.

In the course of their studies, they acquire the skills necessary to scrutinize and evaluate vulnerabilities and potential risks, formulate effective strategies to mitigate these hazards, and undertake investigations into cybercrime incidents, employing cutting-edge digital forensics techniques.

The program's overarching objective is to produce a cadre of highly competent and professional graduates, capable of addressing complex computer forensic issues and cases. These individuals excel in safeguarding the evidential integrity throughout the process of computer forensic analysis, adeptly designing and managing computing solutions, and demonstrating a profound comprehension of the legal, social, ethical, and professional responsibilities incumbent upon computer forensics practitioners. They also possess a well-rounded understanding of the broader landscape of the computing industry.

Upon completing the program, graduates find themselves well-prepared to embark on fulfilling careers within the domains of cybersecurity and digital forensics, assuming roles such as investigators, analysts, or auditors. Furthermore, they have the option to pursue further studies in related fields, should they choose to do so.

Job Prospects

Studying Cyber Security & Digital Forensics from ISMT college leads students to a range of careers depending on their interests, major area of study and on the amount of study or work undertaken during or after the course. The following are the career opportunities ISMT graduates.

  • Cybersecurity Manager 
  • Security Engineer/Architect 
  • Cybersecurity Auditor
  • Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker
  • IT Security Officer
  • Cryptographer

Curricular Structure

First Year,  (120 Credit)

Semester I Semester II
Software Engineering Full Stack Development 
Computer Systems, Architectures and Networks Emerging Technologies
Introduction to Programming Specialist Project

Second Year,  (120 Credit)

Semester III Semester IV
Secure Networks Advanced Programming 
Digital Forensics Computing Practice Cyber Security 
Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructures Enterprise Project 

Third Year,  (120 Credit)

Semester V Semester VI
Project: Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Project: Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Cyber Threat Landscape Digital Forensics Investigation 
Web Application Security  Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

*Modules are subject to change according to the university policy