Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics

Programme Overview

The bachelor of science in Digital Forensics prepares students and professionals to overcome the challenges of the exponentially transitioning field of cybersecurity, forensics, and information assurance.

The BSc in Digital Forensics equips you with the necessary skills to investigate, manage and respond to security breaches, cyber-attacks, financial crimes, or malicious activities. It enhances your knowledge with technical training for conducting investigations with the latest techniques and first-hand approaches to analyse digital systems and networks.

A Bachelor’s in Digital Forensics enables you to work as an information security officer, security manager, security administrator, cyber security analyst, forensic analyst, etc. After graduation, you can work as a digital forensic examiner or pursue further education.

The increasing need for Digital Forensic professionals across diverse industries pursuing a digital forensics bachelor’s degree enables you to distinguish yourself with unique investigative skills.

The program offers theoretical knowledge and technical exposure with experiential learning and can be pursued full-time, part-time, or online modes. It provides an excellent foundation in evidence handling, law, ethical practices, technical aspects of cybercrime, digital investigation, and digital forensics, which makes up the core framework of the program, preparing you for certification exams.


Years Duration

Credit or better in any of the 5 subjects in Grade 12


Years Duration

Diploma in Information Technology or any relevant specialization

Structure of the programme

Year Course Title Credit Points
Year 1 Introduction to Computer Programming 15
Mathematics – I 15
Introduction to Cyber Security 15
Introduction to Digital Technologies 15
Introduction to Emerging Technologies 15
Introduction to Mobile Application Development 15
Introduction to Web Development 15
Computer Organization and Architecture 15
Total 120

Programme Learning Outcomes

The learners would be able to:

  • Comprehend the various security threats and vulnerabilities of the cyber world keeping in line with industrial trends.
  • Scale up to the demand from multiple industrial sectors on the cyber world to promote effective methods, practices and tools to counter the cybercrimes.
  • To be able to architect, design and implement fool-proof product line in the field of cyber security.
  • Exhibit knowledge in the recovery, analysis, and preservation of computer and related materials in order for the investigating agency to present them as evidence in a court of law.
  • Practice with an expertise in academics to design and implement security solutions.
  • Understand key terms and concepts in Cryptography, Governance and
  • Creating a computer forensic report that provides a comprehensive report on the investigation process enable to provide smart solutions to societal needs of sub-Sahara and globe.

Academic Delivery Plan

Texila American University Zambia is providing quality education with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, best learning methodology and technology enabled academic services.

  • Uniquely Designed Learning Methodology
  • Outcome Based Academic Delivery
  • Continuous Academic Support
  • Enhanced Learning Management Systems
  • Technology Enabled Services

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Career Progression

Many opportunities exist in the expansive field of Digital Forensics, nationally and globally.

  • IT Professional
  • IT Consultant

Degree Regulations

The student will be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics, on successful completion of all the academic requirements.

Degree Classification

TAU offers Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics program for the students who have successfully fulfilled all the academic requirements.


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