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Bachelor in Computer Forensic (Hons)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees39250/Course
Fees (International Student)57925/Course
FacultyFaculty of Information Sciences & Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

Bachelor in Computer Forensic programme aims to provide students with a full understanding of current and developing computer forensic technologies and computer forensic research issues. Graduates will be exposed to current and developing principles and practices within the computer forensic field. They will have the opportunity to widen and deepen their knowledge and skills in the area of cyber crime and cyber security, its applications and supporting technologies. The programme also educates the students on the application of various tools and techniques currently being used in the development of computer forensics.

Curriculum

Core Subjects

  • Data Communication and Network
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Computer Crime & Investigation Technique
  • Computer Forensic
  • Legal Procedure in Criminal Law
  • Digital Investigation
  • Business Law for Commercial Crime Investigation
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Information System Ethics and Law
  • Legal Evidence in Criminal Law
  • Cryptography
  • Forensic Behavioural Science
Entry Requirements

(i) STPM Candidate :

(a) Pass SPM or its equivalent with credit in Bahasa Malaysia and Mathematics

and

(b) Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Pengajian Am/Kertas Am (General Studies/General Paper) or at least 2.00 CGPA;

or

(c) A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects including Pengajian Am/Kertas Am (General Studies/General Paper) and Grade D for 2 other subjects;

(ii) Ministry of Education (KPM) Matriculation Certificate or MSU Foundation Certificate, or Foundation Certificate or its equivalent from higher learning institution recognised by Ministry of Higher Education (KPT);

OR

(iii) Diploma/Certificate from PTPL/MSU, or Diploma from higher learning institution recognised by Ministry of Higher Education (KPT);

OR

(iv) Pass at least 3 subjects in A-Level;

OR

(v) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 75%;

OR

(vi) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80%;

OR

(vii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;

OR

(viii) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects

Careers in computer forensics are found mainly in law-enforcement agencies, military and government intelligence agencies, private security and consulting companies. Positions the graduates can fill in the above organizations are Computer Forensic Consultant, Computer Forensic Manager, Computer Forensic Investigator, Digital Forensics Detective, Cyber Investigator and Computer Research Engineer.

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


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