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Area/Catalogue
COMP 5071

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
162184

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with the theoretical frameworks and practical skills required to effectively undertake digital forensics and electronic discovery investigations.

Course content

In this course, students will gain a working knowledge of the following:
  • The similarities and differences between digital forensics and electronic discovery, through understanding and examination of prominent theoretical frameworks in these fields.
  • The process of identifying sources of volatile and non-volatile digital evidence.
  • Key methods used by practitioners to preserve and verify the validity of digital evidence.
  • Practical techniques for analysing datasets to recover specific forensic artefacts.
  • Presentation methods appropriate for commercial and legal evidential reporting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFT 3015 Network Security

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 1.5 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 30% N/A
Report N/A 20% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 30% N/A
Report N/A 20% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degrees this course is offered in

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