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Course overview

Postgraduate Diploma in IT Forensics

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Course profile

This programme aims to equip participants with an in-depth knowledge on the
following topics:

Use of Digital Evidence Search Kit (DESK)
Use forensic tool to preserve digital evidence
Discriminating between physical and digital evidence
Applying the Computer Crime Ordinance and Personal Data Privacy Ordinance
Analysing different types of theft cases
Applying the Crime Scene management technique to collect and preserve evidence

Course details

Information Technology
Postgrad Certification / Postgrad Diploma

Primary Area of Study

Primary Area of Study: 
Information Technology
Delivery Mode: 
Part Time
1 Year
Language of Instruction: 
Course fee: 
HK$41,800 (To be paid in 2 installments)

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall:

(a) (i) Hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline awarded by a recognized university;


(ii) Be practitioners with 5 years or more experience in the related field and hold recognized professional qualifications in the relevant discipline. (Practitioner includes IT/Computer engineer, Accountant/Forensic accountant, Auditor, Lawyer/Judiciary, Forensic scientist/Laboratory specialist, IT security professional, Senior Executive/CIO/IT manager);


(b) Provide evidence of English proficiency, such as

HKCEE English Language at Level 2;
HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A));
An overall band of 6 with subtest of 5.5 in the IELTS;

A score of 550 in the paper-based TOEFL or a score of 213 in the computer-based TOEFL.