CAO Code LY737
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Computing with Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics equips you with the skills, methods and techniques that apply in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics. It’s an exciting field at the forefront of technology security.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Introduction to Programming Mandatory 10 8
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computing 1 Mandatory 5 4
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Web Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
2 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 8
Database Systems Mandatory 5 4
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Ethical Hacking Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Digital Forensics and Evidence Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Network Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
Mathematics for Computing 2 Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Ethical Hacking Mandatory 5 3
Advanced Digital Forensics 1 Mandatory 5 4
4 Scripting (Python) Mandatory 5 4
Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
Database Programming Mandatory 5 4
Network Services Mandatory 5 3
Web App Security Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Digital Forensics 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Automation Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
Academic & Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
Integrated Infrastructure Mandatory 5 3
Secure Systems Administration Mandatory 5 2
Law of Evidence Mandatory 5 4
6 Secure Programming Mandatory 5 3
Project Management Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
Team Project Mandatory 5 4
Secure Network Services Mandatory 5 3
Maths for Cryptography Mandatory 5 3

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Fees

EU Fees: €2000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: computing@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Computing