About the Programme

B.Sc Digital and Cyber forensics imparts knowledge about the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Cyber forensics is a branch of digital forensic science pertaining to legal evidence found in cyberspace and digital storage media. The programme addresses the underlying need for cyber experts as the country is heading towards an internet explosion mostly fueled by e-commerce, e-banking, e-governance and social media.

With the rapid expansion of the internet, cybercrime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assets and information by securing networks and computer systems. The Bachelor of Digital and Cyber Forensics also develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behavior by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones and other digital devices.

Program Educational Objectives


Apply knowledge and skills to analyze cyber security and digital forensics problems and design appropriate solution following the best practices.


Contribute effectively in the profession of cyber security and digital forensics as an individual, team member and leader


Engage actively in lifelong learning, career growth, and community services


Demonstrate ethical and social values in their professional practices

Why Choose Us?

  • Our curriculum has been developed in close collaboration with industry and input from various digital forensics service providers.
  • Our Digital Forensics Lab of industry standard digital forensics and data recovery resources to provide you with the best learning opportunities and industry-relevant hands on practical skills.
  • The course has been designed with graduate employability at the forefront. Owing to our excellent industrial ties, we regularly host guest lectures and workshops hosted by digital forensics and law enforcement professionals, giving you the opportunity to meet key industry figures.
  • Our course has a proven track record of producing confident and highly skilled graduates who gain employment in the digital forensics, cyber security and law enforcement sectors.

Course Objective

The course meets the knowledge and skill requirements for conducting professional digital forensic investigations the course curriculum has been designed in close consultation with digital forensics experts from the private sector. The nature of our course will foster the essential skills you require in computer networking, ethical hacking, computer programming, and legal and expert witness roles complementary to digital forensic investigations. You will develop as a confident, highly skilled and professional graduate with a meticulous and methodological approach to problem solving, whether working individually or as part of a professional team.

Program Structure (Core, Skilled, Allied, Elective)

Programming for problem solving Introduction to Cyber Laws Principles of Operating system Web and Mobile Application security Introduction to Graph Theory and its Application Design and Analysis of Algorithms Introduction to Forensic Science & Criminalities Digital Forensics Network security and Cryptography: Information security and audit Monitoring Ethical Hacking Fundamentals Security Architecture

Program Outcomes 


Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.


Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline


Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts


Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles


Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline


Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats

Our course emphasizes hands on, practical approach to learning digital forensic investigation, computer networking and other essential computing techniques using commercial and open-source forensic tools. Our dedicated specialist Digital Forensics Laboratory hosts professional digital forensics tools, including EnCase, FTK, XRY, Cellebrite and other industry standard tools.

  • Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions.
    Group activities and discussions are facilitated through the College virtual learning environment
  • You will be encouraged to develop independent study skills as well as work with other students on group projects
  • We incorporate activities such as industrial workshops, guest lecturers to strengthen the employability driven nature of our course

This course has a strong emphasis on real-world learning that boosts employability and equips you to make a bigger contribution in the workplace. Some of the job profiles which the graduates can aim for after completion of the course are:

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Application Security Analyst
  • Infrastructure Security Analyst
  • Computer Crime Investigator
  • Ethical hacker
  • Malware analyst
  • Forensic investigator