Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Information Security

 

Programme Overview

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

Minimum Entry Requirements

# Graduates with CGPA below 2.5000 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.
** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Lan guage (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Lan guage requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level

Note:
a) The entry requirements must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
c) TARC/TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be con sidered on a case-b y-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Requirements for Campbell University Dual Awards Bachelor Degree:

  • TARC / TAR UC Diploma graduates or students promoted from TAR UC Bachelor Degree Year 1
  • Must be a current student of TAR UC pursuing TAR UC Bachelor degree programme Year 2 or Year 3

 

Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • 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
    • Operating Systems Security
    • 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
    • Project I
    • Project II
    • Industrial Training (6 months)

Electives (Choose 4)
– Digital Forensics
– Mobile Computing
– Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
– Security Assessment and Risk Management
– Network Forensics
– Advanced Mobile Computing
– Systems Administration
– Cloud Computing
– Music Appreciation

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

 

Note: General College Curriculum and Liber al Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell Univ ersity BS Degree programme

 

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme will have the employment opportunity in the following computing careers:

  • 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
  • Web Developers
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Network Security Engineers