Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) 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, 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 Internet of Things, Digital Forensics, Mobile Computing, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Security Assessment and Risk Management, Network Forensics 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.


3 years

Entry Requirements:

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Programme Outline:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cloud Computing
  • Music Appreciation
  • 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

Note: General College Curriculum and Liberal Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell University BS Degree programme
Career Prospects:
  • 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
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Network Security Engineers

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