Skip to main content

Digital Forensics Foundations FSCT 7510

Forensic Investigation Course

Course details

The course provides an introduction into digital forensics. It familiarizes the students with basics of digital forensics, computer structure, storage structure, networks, mobile devices, etc. The course will also cover the basic techniques to research and document scenes and evidence.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$820.91

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FSCT 7510 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90475

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 29 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 90475
  • $820.91
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:45 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$820.91

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This offering is for students who have been accepted into a Forensics program and it is also exclusively reserved for the Digital Forensic & Cybersecurity PTS COHORT students. 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. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain basic digital components subject/related to digital forensics.
  • Describe scenes and procedures to collect evidence.
  • Describe digital storage forensic characteristics.
  • Describe memory forensic characteristics.
  • Describe networking forensic characteristics.
  • Perform basic forensic activities on digital storage.
  • Perform basic forensic activities on networks and components.
  • Perform basic forensic activities on mobile devices.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

Digital Forensics Foundations (FSCT 7510) 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

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Digital Forensics Foundations (FSCT 7510)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.