CAO Code LY737
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Computer Security & Digital Forensics

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

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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

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:
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 Engineering & Technology
Department of Computing