Bachelor in information Technology (Cybersecurity)(Honours)

JPT/BPP(N/061/6/0021)07/28, (MQA/PA16533)
Duration of Study
3 Years
9 Semesters
Intake Period
JANUARY / JUNE / SEPTEMBER
Introduction

This specialised program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to protect digital assets, networks, and systems from cyber threats and attacks. The curriculum of a Bachelor in Information Technology (Cybersecurity) (Honours) program covers a wide range of topics relevant to cybersecurity and students will engage in cybersecurity projects, ethical hacking exercises, and real-world cybersecurity scenarios.These practical experiences allow students to apply their knowledge in practical settings, gain valuable experience, and develop relevant skills sought after by employers in the cybersecurity field.

Bachelor in information Technology (Cybersecurity)(Honours)
Bachelor in information Technology (Cybersecurity)(Honours)

Entry Requirements

STPM

Pass in STPM with a minimum grade of C (GPA 2.00) in any (2) subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or

A-level Pass with a minimum Grade D in any two (2) subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; or
UEC Pass with at least Grade B in any five (5) subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; or
STAM

Pass with a minimum grade of Jayyid in any TWO (2) subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or

Foundation / Matriculation Studies

Pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or

Diploma in Computer Fields (Level 4, MQF) or its equivalent

Pass with minimum CGPA 2.50. Candidates with a CGPA below 2.50 may need to undergo an internal interview; or

Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) / Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) in Computing fields

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or

Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in Non-Computing field

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. Candidates with a CGPA below 2.75 but more than 2.50 may need to undergo an internal interview

 

English Language Requirements* (for international student)

MUET 3.5
IELTS 5.0
TOEFL

7.5 (Ess Online) / 40 (iBT)

Pearson 47
Linguaskill OL 154
ELS 107

 

*International students with qualifications where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University to builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the IELTS examination

Programme Module

Year 1

  • C Programming
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Software Modeling and Analysis
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Architecture and Organisation
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Development
  • Operating Systems Principles
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Data Communications and Networking

Year 2

  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Routing and Switching
  • Data Security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Discrete Structure

Year 3

  • Network Construction and Administration
  • Software Project Management
  • Information Assurance Security
  • Network Security
  • Dynamic Web Programming
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Cyberlaw
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Cybersecurity Project I
  • Cybersecurity Project II

Internship

  • Internship