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Diploma in Computer Forensic

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees20680/Course
Fees (International Student)30600/Course
FacultyFaculty of Information Sciences & Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

Diploma in Computer Forensic focuses on the study of detection and investigation of crime committed on or via computers and computer networks. Examples of computer-related criminal activity include fraud, pornography, harassment, copyright offences, organized crime and computer misuse. This programme is developed to produce support forensics specialists who has the knowledge in the legal and investigative processes, and skilled in the field of computing, especially security. The skills required by the computer forensicspecialist are therefore very broad - deeply technical on the one hand, highly professional on the other.

Curriculum

Core Subjects

  • Computer Forensic
  • Algorithm and Data Structure
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Operating System
  • Web Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Statistics and Probabilities
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Network and Computer Security
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Troubleshooting
  • Cyber Law
Entry Requirements

(i) Pass SPM/SPMV or its equivalent with 3 credits including Mathematics;

OR

(ii) Science Computer Certificate from PTPL and pass all of the subjects;

OR

(iii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 3 subjects;

OR

(iv) Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects

Careers in computer forensics are found mainly in IT/Security environment; for example, 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 Investigator, Digital Forensic Detective, Cyber Investigator, Programmer And Computer Technician.

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


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