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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Bachelor Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs (KL)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees34600 / Course
Fees (International Student)51300 / Course
CampusKL
FacultyFaculty of Computing and Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Achievement
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Linux+
Course Description

This programme is designed to equip students with technical abilities and knowledge of the information security in the area 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 industry through their 6 months 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.

Curriculum
  • IT Fundamentals
  • Web Design and Development
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Internet Security
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Web Application Development
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Security
  • Systems Administration
  • Network Security
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Database Management
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Research Methods
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Music Appreciation
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)

Electives (Choose 3):

  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Security Assessment and Risk Management
  • Network Forensics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  2. A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  3. SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
  4. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  5. TAR UC - Foundation in Computing (Track B) OR Diploma in Science (Internet Technology) (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
  6. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA / relevant Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:

  • (1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics / UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  • (1), (2), (3) and (4) 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 UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:
SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Intake Months18 May 2020
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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