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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security

Offered by: TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College
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Exam BodyInternal Bachelor Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs (KL)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees34600 / Course
Fees (International Student)50,600 – 51,700 / 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.

Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Full Passes 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 which must include Advanced Mathematics/ Advanced Mathematics (I or II)
  5. TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A) OR Diploma in Science (Internet Technology) (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
  6. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

^ Graduates with CGPA below 2.5000 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.

Intake MonthsMay
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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