Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security

Application Dates
Course Overview
Type
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition Fees
Malaysian Students: RM 34,600
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Duration
3 years
Study Field

Faculty

Faculty of Computing and Information Technology

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
(4) TAR UC - Foundation in Computing (Track B) OR Relevant Diploma(with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
(5) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA / relevant diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (5) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
(1), (2), (3) and (5) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

^ Graduates with CGPA 2.0001 - 2.4999 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Note:
a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
b) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Intake Month

June

Course Overview

This programme is designed to equip students with technical abilities and knowledge of the information security in the areas of Computer Security, Internet Security, Information Assurance and Security, Network Security, Operating Systems Security and Software Security. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn about computer networking and software development. Students will learn and be trained on how to detect, prevent and defend organisations' systems from unauthorised access. Effective back up and recovery are important skills in this programme. Students are exposed to various security software.

Electives courses like Digital Forensics, Mobile Computing, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Security Assessment and Risk Management, Network Forensics, Systems Administration and Cloud Computing will be offered to students undergoing this programme.

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months of industrial training and carry out real-life projects in information security. All such training will add value to their qualification and increase their employment opportunities.