Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the online Master's  in Digital Forensic Science, a graduate will be able to:

  • Evaluate the role of evidence management in forensic examination.
  • Assess the legal issues affecting the practice of digital forensics
  • Develop software tools for the automation of data processing, manipulation and analysis
  • Develop methodologies for the preservation and analysis of digital devices
  • Conduct forensic analysis of digital devices and data including:
    • PC and Server Operating systems
    • Portable devices
    • Network traffic
    • Network devices
    • Application software
    • Server software
    • Specialized embedded systems
    • Malicious software
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of digital forensic methods, software and hardware
  • Effectively communicate the complex scientific topics to both expert and lay audiences
  • Conduct independent research in the field of Digital Forensic Science
  • Outline the challenges and methods for addressing the challenges of leadership of digital forensic professionals