Bachelor Degree in Cyber Security (BCSe)

  • FeeTZS 1,500,000
  • LevelBachelor Degree
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Starting DateOctober, 2023


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

This includes an appreciation of tools, techniques & legal requirements. The degree programme, with its well-balanced theory & practice, has a strong technical focus. You’ll develop your understanding of how networked cyber systems function & how they might be abused. The course centres around the relationship between technology, people, processes, the physical environment & cyber security. You’ll be able to pursue a wide array of career pathways within the public, private & 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 I

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

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

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

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

Form Six (VI)

  1. Two principal passes in the following Science subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Geography, Computer Science or Mathematics.
  2. 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.


  1. 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.

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