Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Information Security

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,291
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,389

About this course

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, Systems Administration 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.

Electives courses like Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Network Forensics, Security Assessment and Risk Management, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Application Development, Internet of Things 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.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects 
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Computing (Track B) OR Diploma in Science (Internet Technology) (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA / relevant Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics / UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

*Graduates with CGPA 2.0001 - 2.4999 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • 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
  • Systems Administration
  • 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
  • Music Appreciation
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)
Electives (Choose 3):
  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Security Assessment and Risk Management
  • Network Forensics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things
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

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