CAO Code LY737
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Computer Security & Digital Forensics

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Computing with Computer Security and Digital Forensics equips you with the skills, methods and techniques that apply in Computer Security 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
Introduction to Ethical Hacking Mandatory 5 4
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Digital Forensics and Evidence Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computing 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Network Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
Relational Databases Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Ethical Hacking Mandatory 5 3
Advanced Digital Forensics 1 Mandatory 5 4
4 API Programming Mandatory 5 4
Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
SQL Programming Mandatory 5 3
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 Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
Secure Systems Administration Mandatory 5 3
Software Implementation Mandatory 5 4
Academic and Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
Integrated Infrastructure Mandatory 5 3
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

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department

Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

School and Department
Department of Computing
School of Science