Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Cybersecurity

Course ID
MQA/PA11188
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Cybersecurity incorporates elements that enables students to develop skills and knowledge in Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks or Cyberattacks.

The degree is designed to assist students to develop strong technical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Students will learn to prevent data breaches, address vulnerabilities, and improve security for networks and systems. The degree also provides students with the opportunity to gain professional certifications, including EC Council and Huawei.

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Entry requirements

Pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies or STPM with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and minimum Grade C in any 2 subjects AND
a) O-Level / SPM – Add Maths subject OR
b) O-Level / SPM – Maths + Science / ICT / Engineering subject *
Pass in STPM-Science with minimum Grade C in Mathematics and Science / ICT subject
Pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or other relevant field with minimum of CGPA 2.50 from higher education institute recognised by the Malaysian Government
Pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or other relevant field with minimum of CGPA 2.00 from higher education institute recognised by the Malaysian Government AND pass SEGi internal evaluation process

* students may need to take a bridging course (i.e., additional 3 credits of Mathematics for Computing) during 1st semester of Degree study

For international student:
IELTS with minimum of score 5.0 or equivalent.

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Discrete mathematics
Database Systems
Introductory Programming
Computer Architecture
Introduction to Networks
Systems Analysis and Design
Object-Oriented Programming
Human-Computer Interaction
Computing Mathematics
Academic English
Elective Module 1

Year 2

Data Structures and Algorithms
Introduction to Operating Systems
Web Project
Introductory Software Engineering
Artificial Intelligence
Networks and Communications
Software Security
Wireless Communication
Languages & Compilers
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Management and Technology
Academic Research
Elective Module 2

Year 3

Information Systems Security
Networks and Systems Administration
Advanced Database Systems
Internet of Things
Business Ethics
Ethical Hacking and Systems Defence
Computer Forensic
Final Year Project 1
Final Year Project 2
Industrial Attachment
Elective Module 3

Elective modules

Web Authoring
Bio-metric Technology
Cyber Warfare
Security Strategies
Programming for Mobile Devices
Client-Focused Business Solution

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

Effective Listening
Personal Health Management
Malaysian Studies (International)
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3 (International)
Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia Tenggara (Local)
Hubungan Etnik (Local)
Pengurusan Ko-Kurikulum

Career opportunities

On completion of the programme, students will have the skills suitable for a wide range of careers concerned with IT and cybersecurity, in various sectors. Career opportunity includes; Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Computer Systems Analysts, Operations Research Analysts, Information Security Officer, Software Developers, Computer Forensic Engineer, Cryptographer, Penetration tester, Security Analyst, Security Software Developer, and Security Code Auditor.