This module provides a general introduction to the awards associated with the MSc Digital Forensics, and the principles underpinning the course. It orients students and provides research skills to prepare students for their subsequent programme of study on the assessed modules. The discussion sessions provide students with an opportunity to network and gain confidence in expressing evidenced professional opinions. 

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration1 day
  • LocationCranfield campus

Course structure

Lectures and tutor guide classroom practical exercises followed by self-study

What you will learn

On successful completion of this module a student should be able to demonstrate sufficient command of fundamental principles to be able to study successfully for subsequent modules.

  • Self-evaluate their educational needs and plan remedial action as required
  • Manage their studies using a range of IT
  • Prepare coursework without recourse to plagiarism by fully acknowledging the contribution made by the work or ideas of other
  • Work in accordance with University Health and Safety policy.

Core content

The emphasis in Introductory Studies is on fundamentals and subjects are covered at first-degree level. Topics include:
  • Course overview and module details
  • Introduction to University facilities and using University Library
  • Student obligations and expectations
  • Coursework submission process and referencing standards
  • Use of the Digital Forensic Labs specific resources

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