BSc Digital Forensics and Security

BSc Digital Forensics and Security

All our undergraduate programmes follow our 2+1 system, studying two years in Istanbul and one year in the UK ,  the last year will be studied at a partner university in the UK. Or study the 3 years at Axcel International Academy in Istanbul.

Computer forensics involves the investigation of digital devices to obtain, analyse, and report evidence to detect crime. In the Computer Forensics programme, you will obtain a deep understanding of the newest technology applied in this specific area.

Our courses are taught by highly skilled instructors who have mastery in the field.All our undergraduate programmes follow

Year 1

  • Maths for Computing
  • Networking
  • Cryptography
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Programming
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Professional Practice

Year 2

    • Security
    • Database Design and Development
    • Forensics
    • Computing Research Project
    • Advanced Programming
    • Business Intelligence
    • Information Security Management

Progressing to the third year is subject to the successful completion of the first 2 years at Axcel and meeting the university entry requirements. 

Year 3

  • Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Multimedia Security
  • Security Management
  • Security Architecture and Future Trends
  • The Problem of Proof
  • Independent Studies

In this programme, you will learn how to utilise the techniques and tools used in this significant area. You will gain important skills essential for investigation of digital devices, computer security and computer fraud, in addition to learning the legal aspects in this area.

Students will build on current knowledge of modern technology applied in the investigation of digital systems, and will become experienced in using these skills to a variety of problems. Most importantly, this programme will aid you in the development of key analytical skills to be used in an any investigation situation.

AgeMust be over the age of 16 to gain access onto the Programme
Educational QualificationFoundation year or GCE equivalent
English ProficiencyMinimum IELTS UKVI 5.5 or Pass Axcel English Proficiency Test (AEPT)

Please refer to our entry terms for more details


The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place of the content of each unit. Evidence of this learning, or the application of the learning, is required for each unit.

Assessments will consist of a combination of presentations, formal reports, and practical tasks. In the final year, there are no examinations but one third of the assessment is based on your personal project.

Progression Opportunities

Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the IT and computing sectors where learners may work towards membership of the British Computer Society.

The programme offers a progression route to the professional qualifications offered by the British Computer Society (BCS). You may also choose to continue onto postgraduate education.

Our qualification is accepted by the Australian Immigration Office.

Where can this qualification take you?

This course will give you all of the skills and knowledge you need to get work in a range of roles including:

  • Digital forensic investigation
  • Intelligence gathering and analysis
  • Computer system management in government agencies


Duration 3 Years
Skill level Undergraduate
Language English
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