BSc Cyber Security

  • Fee 1,500,000/=
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study Full Time
  • Intakes October

Description

Our Cyber security degree combines three sought after streams of computing: networking, cyber security and digital forensics. It gives you a thorough understanding of socio-technical systems and skills to prevent or respond to cyber security incidents. And develops your ability to critically analyse and apply digital solutions to security examination and digital forensic investigations.

This includes an appreciation of tools, techniques and legal requirements. The degree programme, with its well-balanced theory and practice, has a strong technical focus. You’ll develop your understanding of how networked cyber systems function and how they might be abused.

The course centres around the relationship between technology, people, processes, the physical environment and cyber security. You’ll be able to pursue a wide array of career pathways within the public, private and charity sectors.

What you'll study
Semester I
  • Communication and Technical Writing
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Database Systems
  • Foundations of Intelligence

Semester II
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Cyber Laws
  • Development Studies
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • Software Design

Semester III
  • Foundations of Mathematical Analysis
  • Routing & Switching
  • Communication Networks
  • Web Technologies
  • Security Strategies in Windows Platform
  • Research Skills for IT Professionals

Semester IV
  • Security Strategies in UNIX Platform
  • Programming in C++
  • Network Security
  • Java Programming
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Cyberwarfare
  • Industrial Practical Training

Semester V
  • IT Project Management
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Network Management and Administration
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • Wireless Networking
  • Introduction to Social Psychology

Semester VI
  • Social and Ethical Issues in Computing
  • Individual Project
  • Information Systems Security and Auditing
  • Digital Forensics
  • Cryptology and Coding Theory
  • Database Security

Entry Requirements

Holder of Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science , Information Technology, Computer networks, Mobile Application, Library Studies, Library and Information Sciences, Records Management, Multimedia, Business Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bio technology, Communication Systems Technology with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

OR

Form VI with two principal passes in the following Science subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Geography, Computer Science or Mathematics. The two principal passes MUST make an aggregate of 4.0 points as a minimum or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Careers and opportunities

Our graduates will work in roles including:

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • Information Security Officer
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • IT Security Consultant

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