Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security

KL (R2/0611/6/0380A)(09/28)(MQA/FA3934)

Course Information

Duration: 3 years
Intakes:
  • Year 1 Intake: June, November
  • Year 2 Intake: June, November
Campus: Kuala Lumpur
Full Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Level of Study: Bachelor's Degree Level
Field of Study: Computing & IT
Faculty: Faculty of Computing and Information Technology
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Internal Qualification, Malaysia
Fees: 37,500 / 65,700 (international)

Course Overview

This programme is designed to equip students with technical abilities and knowledge of the information security in the areas of network and Internet Security, Information Assurance and Governance, Systems Administration and secure software development besides giving students the opportunity to learn and explore various penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, forensics tools and techniques. Students will learn how to prevent, detect and defend organisations’ assets from internal and external threats.

Students will also have an opportunity to work with information security related industry through their 6 months industrial training and to carry out real-life projects which are relevant to information security domainsSuch training will add value to their qualification and later to their employment opportunities and career development.

Achievement

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Linux+

Curriculum

  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Database Management
  • Business and Information Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Business Process Management
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Web Programming
  • Information Systems Implementation
  • IS Strategy and Management
  • Database Administration
  • Software Project Management
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)

Specialisation:

  • IT Fundamentals
  • Web Design and Development
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Data Warehouse Technology
  • Business Intelligence

Free Electives (Choose 1):

  • Music Appreciation
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Organisation and Management

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English for Tertiary Studies
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Academic English
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • English for Career Preparation
  • Entrepreneurship/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Integrity and Anti Corruption
  • Co-curricular

Entry Requirements

  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
  3. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  4. TAR UMT - 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 UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Note:

  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UMT Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Career Prospects

  • Information Security Analysts
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Information Security Managers
  • Information Security Engineers
  • Information Security Administrators
  • Information Security Auditors
  • Forensics Analysts
  • Forensics Investigators
  • Security Software Developers
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Network Security Engineers
  • All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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