Data clouds, online banking, shopping with a click, smart households: Digitalisation makes many things possible in our private and professional lives. But our increasingly digitalised day-to-day life also has a downside: cybercrime is spreading and challenging IT experts around the globe. Good networking between the fields of IT and criminology is becoming increasingly important. There is a demand for talents who are well versed in the field of analytical forensics as well as in IT security topics.
You can study the programme B.Sc. Analytische & Digitale Forensik at the following locations:
Description of the programme
The study programme opens up good career opportunities for you with numerous different employers.
Are you enthusiastic about IT and criminology? Whether hacker attacks, burglaries, or murder—due to technological progress, digitalisation and the accompanying global networking, the challenges in criminology and forensics have increased. The German study programme Analytische & Digitale Forensik (B.Sc.) addresses this complexity by combining analytical with digital forensics and providing you with comprehensive knowledge in natural sciences and computer science. In small learning groups and in close exchange with the lecturers, you will work on central questions of forensics. How do you secure digital traces? When does forensic image processing help? What is behind analytical forensics?
Natural sciences, forensics, digital: In six semesters you will acquire extensive methodological expertise, gain important key competences, and learn to think analytically. You immerse yourself in the core areas of Analytische & Digitale Forensik (B.Sc.). You deal with forensic analytics and supply chains in the life and biosciences. Your curriculum includes digital modules such as programming, IT security, databases, and information systems. Digital forensics, critical infrastructures, and forensic hypothesis generation are topics that you will study in depth in the forensics module group.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.