Faculty

Faculty of Computing and Information Technology

Entry Requirements

  • STPM - Full Passes in 2 relevant subjects
  • A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  • SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
  • UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include Advanced Mathematics/ Advanced Mathematics (I or II)
  • TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A) OR Diploma in Science (Internet Technology) (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
  • Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

^ Graduates with CGPA below 2.5000 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 level.

Intake Month

May

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.

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