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Diploma In Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Offered by: University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY)
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Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)28500/Course
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

Grooming students for entry-level cybersecurity positions, the programme exposes students to the principles and practices of digital and cybersecurity. It aims to equip students with analytical and technical skills necessary in the areas of network security, software security and digital forensics such as installing and configuring critical software, monitoring networks, responding to cyber attacks, assessing threats, and finding and fixing vulnerabilities. Graduates of the programme will become cybersecurity specialists who are capable of helping their organisations to secure computer and network resources as well as critical and sensitive information.



  • Introduction to Computing
  • Cognitive Process and Problem Solving
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Computing Mathematics I & II
  • Computer Architecture
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Digital and Cyber Laws
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Pengajian Malaysia II


  • Database Information Systems
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Internetworking Security
  • Internetworking Technologies
  • Secure Software
  • Information Technology Security Management and Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Internet Server Technologies
  • Effective Communication – Workplace and Persuasive Presentation
  • Issues in Malaysian Economy
  • Co-Curriculum
  • *Elective Subjects


  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Intrusion Prevention
  • Forensics in Digital Security
  • *Elective Subjects
  • Final Year Project
  • Practical Training


  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Data Centre and Cloud Management
  • Basic Concepts of Marketing
Entry Requirements
  • SPM: PASS WITH AT LEAST CREDIT in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
  • IGCSE / O-LEVEL: PASS WITH A MINIMUM OF GRADE C in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
  • UEC: PASS WITH A MINIMUM OF GRADE B in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
Intake MonthsFeb, May, Sep
Career Prospects
  • IT Security Analyst
  • IT Security Engineer
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Computer Forensic Examiner
  • IT Security Officer
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Information Security Consultant
  • Security Penetration Tester
  • Software Security Specialist
  • Digital Forensics Scientist
  • Malware Analyst
  • Cyber Security Auditor
  • Computer Forensics Investigator

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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