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International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Students will learn how to identify, collect, and preserve digital evidence with an emphasis on evidence collected from the Windows operating system. Topics include fundamental computer forensics principles, information extraction, legal issues, and challenges posed by variations in both data sources and devices. Students will use specialized forensic software to collect and use evidence in a forensically sound manner, to support an investigation. ​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$896.73

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 8513 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 86219

Duration

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Mar 28 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 86219
  • Domestic fees $896.73
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 320
Jan 11 - Feb 01 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Feb 08 - Feb 15 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 320
Feb 22 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Feb 29 - Mar 07 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 320
Mar 14 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ilia Lvovski

Course outline

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Credits

3

Domestic fees

$896.73

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. HYBRID delivery format Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress and Full

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline fundamental principles of computer forensics.
  • Preserve digital evidence.
  • Extract data from computers running the Windows operating system.
  • Use forensic software and techniques to analyse digital evidence.
  • Locate and identify required evidence in different investigative scenarios.
  • Assess legal issues around evidence collection, presentation and jurisdiction.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

Digital Forensics 1 (FSCT 8513) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time

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