Introduction to Digital Forensics

7,5 credits

The aim of the course is to introduce students to theoretical and practical aspects of digital forensics and information security in relation to societal norms and enable students to familiarise themselves with the methods related to the field. This is to make students understand the different types and complexity of digital evidence, and their significance, limitations and issues with regards to societal values, human rights and legislation.

For international students teaching takes place online without meeting at the campus.
For exchange students teaching takes place on campus.

Autumn 2023 (Campus based, Halmstad, 50%)


Advanced level

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Entry requirements:

Degree of Bachelor of Science (equivalent of 180 Swedish credit points / ECTS credits at an accredited university) in an engineering subject or in computer science. Courses in computer technology, digital communication, computer networks, computer science or digital forensics of at least 90 higher education credits, of which 15 credits must be in Computer networks and 7.5 credits in Programming. Courses in mathematics of at least 15 higher education credits. Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 in Swedish Upper-Secondary School.

Selection rules:

Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

Start week:

week: 35

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Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

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