BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Information Systems Security

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
June September November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 20,848
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,135

About this course

This course provides an opportunity for students to be familiar with a broad range of information technologies and how they are used. It also aims to ensure that students are exposed to a specialised and focused emphasis on information systems security as it applies in contemporary industry. Students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to critically evaluate and refine information systems security strategies and programmes.

Entry Requirements

  • 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM including Mathematics; or
  • 2 Passes with at ‘A’ Levels and with a Credit Pass at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE including Mathematics; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Curriculum

Level 1
Common Modules

  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Management
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to Databases

Specialised Module(s)

  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Introduction to Security and Forensic Technologies

Level 2
Common Modules

  • Object Oriented Development with Java
  • System Development Methods
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology

Specialised Modules

  • System & Network Administration
  • Mobile & Wireless Technology
  • Network Security
  • Ethical Hacking & Incident Response
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Web Applications
  • Probability & Statistical Modeling

Internship (12 weeks)

  • Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 12 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

Level 3
Common Modules

  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management

Specialised Modules

  • Computer Systems Management
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Database Security
  • Enterprise Programming for Distributed Applications
  • Penetration Testing
  • Investigations in Information Systems Security
  • Information Systems Security Project

*The specialism will appear only in the academic transcript.

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