Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)

Focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of cyber security across a range of fundamental areas, such as network security and vulnerability assessment, information security policy and governance, digital forensics, and ethical hacking. Students will gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills. In addition, the course is designed to meet the changing landscape of secure computing, which involves not only computers, but also network enabled devices such as smartphones, tablet devices, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Course syllabus:

  1. Professional Science Essentials

  2. Programming Principles

  3. Mathematics for Computing

  4. Systems Analysis

  5. Applied Communications

  6. Computer Security

  7. Computer Fundamentals

  8. Systems and Database Design

  9. Cryptographic Concepts

  10. IoT and OT Security

  11. Scripting Languages

  12. IT Security Management

  13. Network Security Fundamentals

  14. Project Methods and Professionalism

  15. Software Reverse Engineering

  16. Computer Forensics

  17. Ethical Hacking and Defence

  18. Data Analysis and Visualisation

  19. Enterprise Security and Governance

  20. Cyber Security Incident Detection and Response

  21. Applied Project

  22. Work Experience Project