Master of Science in Cyber Security
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|Exam Body||APU Malaysia Degree|
|Course Duration||1+ years|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||RM 38,500|
|Faculty||School of Computing and Technology|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Masters Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Computing & IT|
|Mode of Study||Taught|
This programme is specifically designed to provide:
The Benefits of The Programme:
On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:
Who Should Attend:
This programme is geared towards practicing IT/Computing professionals within industry who seek further formal qualifications in Cyber Security. In addition, professionals and managers who wish to enhance themselves with Cyber Security knowledge and skills to postgraduate level will find this programme attractive. Fresh undergraduate students from Cyber Security / Digital Forensics background will also find this programme worthwhile as a path to further enhance their academic qualifications.
Modules & Project:
The programme comprises 3 pre-requisite modules (for non-Computing students), 10 modules including 3 elective modules.
For non-Computing students: to be completed upon 1st month of the programme
Elective Modules (Choose 3) *
*Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules – however such changes may prolong the study duration.
As part of this course, you are expected to complete an extensive project paper in relation to Cyber Security for both academic and industry purposes. This project paper will be supervised by a member of academic staff as the main supervisor. It may involve working with an external organization (probably directly relevant to your work or organization or any of our industry partners). You are given considerable flexibility in choosing any Cyber Security related topics to base your project paper. As for the deliverables, you are required to come up with a prototype / simulation / framework etc. (the list is just an example and not limited to only these) and to produce one project paper and a publishable conference / journal paper consists of summary of the work.
DIRECT ENTRY TO MASTER PROGRAMME:
• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.
• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00, but below CGPA 2.75; can be accepted with rigorous assessment (include test, interview or portfolio).
• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.
° Applicants without a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Cyber Security or Forensic Computing must pass the perquisite modules in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics to continue with the Master’s degree.
* Applicants without a Computing-related Bachelor’s degree must pass the pre-requisite modules to continue with the Master’s Degree.
Full Time - Jan, May, Aug
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.