Awarding Institution

SEGi University

Duration

3 years full time

Intake Dates

Refer to SEGi University

Campus

Kota Damansara (MQA/PA11188)

This programme enables you to develop skills and knowledge in Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks or Cyberattacks. This programme will enable you to prepare a higher level of entrepreneurial and cognitive skills beyond knowledge and understanding and gain hands-on experience configuring various security solutions.

A programme designed in consultation with industry partners and experts

The programme is designed in consultation with industry partners specialising in cybersecurity and experienced external examiners, providing students with the knowledge and skills highly desired by industry demands.

Recognitions

Graduates will be equipped with experience in the commercial side in addition to the “hands-on” ICT and cybersecurity skills with certified certification (i.e. Certified Ethical Hacking). In addition, the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Cyber Security is in line with the requirements of Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). The programme is a continuous collaboration and development with professional certification bodies in Cyber Security fields to ensure our graduates are well equipped with skills and experiences to face any challenges faced by industries.

Relevance

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal business processes. In today’s connected world, the proliferation of cyberattacks is causing increasing damage to companies, governments, and individuals. Implementing effective cybersecurity is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative. Cybersecurity expert is very much needed to investigate new and emerging threats and cyber-attack strategies. Their work makes the Internet safer for everyone, such as revealing new vulnerabilities, educating the public on the importance of cybersecurity, and strengthening open source tools.

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.

  • 2 grade Cs for STPM and credit in Add Maths for SPM/grade C in Add Maths for STPM; OR
  • Jayyid level for STAM and credit in Add Maths for SPM; OR
  • Pass Matriculation Programme or Foundation level with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and credit in Add Maths for SPM; OR
  • 5 grade Bs for UEC inclusive of Add Maths; OR
  • Pass IT Diploma programmes: Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, and Software Engineering with minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent qualification with credit in Add Maths for SPM
  • Any equivalent qualification that is approved by the Malaysia Government Bodies
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Semester 1

  • Discrete mathematics
  • Database Systems
  • Introductory Programming
  • Computer Architecture
  • Malaysian Studies (for International students only)
  • Hubungan Etnik (for Local students only)
  • Elective Module 1

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Networks
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3 (for International students only)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia Tenggara (for Local students only)
  • Elective Module 2

Semester 3

  • Effective Listening
  • Personal Health Management
  • Academic English

Semester 4

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Web Project
  • Introductory Software Engineering
  • Pengurusan Ko-Kurikulum

Semester 5

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Networks and Communications
  • Software Security
  • Wireless Communication
  • Entrepreneurship

Semester 6

  • Environmental Management and Technology Academic Research
  • Languages & Compilers

Semester 7

  • Information Systems Security
  • Networks and Systems Administration
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Final Year Project 1
  • Elective Module 3

Semester 8

  • Business Ethics
  • Ethical Hacking and Systems Defence
  • Computer Forensic
  • Final Year Project 2

Semester 9

  • Industrial Attachment

Elective Modules

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

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