Course Details
Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus Logo

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Security Technology

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The Security Technology programme is designed to develop knowledge and skills in the security management and technologies necessary for employment in areas such as government and corporate security, strategic facilities security, private sector and retail security, financial institutions and major security organisations.

The course emphasises the functions and management of security technology in the protection of assets and is supported by appropriate studies in cyber law and ethics. Graduates of this course will be equipped for a career in the security industry.


Year 1

  • Mathematical Techniques
  • Computer Programming
  • Database Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics and Probability
  • Computer Architecture and Organisation
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Ethics and Professional Conducts
  • U2
  • U3
  • U4

Year 2

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Computer Networks
  • System Administration and Maintenance
  • Technopreneur Venture
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Web Techniques and Application
  • System Integration and Architecture
  • Computer Security
  • Industrial Training
  • Elective 1

Year 3

  • Project
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Information Theory
  • Password Authentication and Biometrics
  • Integrative Programming and Technologies
  • Python for Security
  • Malware and Intrusion Detection
  • Digital Forensics
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • U1

Elective Subjects (Choose any 4 subjects)

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Analytics Fundamentals
  • Internet of Things Fundamentals
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Management of Information Security
  • Cyber Law
  • Ethical Hacking & Security Assessment
  • Security Analysis & Vulnerability Assessment
  • Business Statistical Analysis

University Subjects

  • U1 – MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik AND MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Local) – MPU3143 Bahasa Komunikasi 2 AND MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
  • U2 – Subject code starts with MPU32XX (for local student who got exemption in SPM Bahasa Melayu & for International Students). MPU3210 Bahasa Kebangsaan A (for local student without credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • U3 – Subject code starts with MPU33XX
  • U4 – Subject code starts with MPU34XX
Entry Requirements
  • Pass Foundation / Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects a AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
  • Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.; OR
  • Any other Diploma in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    Note : Candidates without a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent may be admitted if the qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and the achievement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the subject at SPM Level or its equivalent;
  • Pass DKM /DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 MUST have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field.
    Note: DKM /DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Other Courses in this Level of Study Other Courses in this Field of Study

Back to Courses

Download FREE myCourseGuide