Bachelor of Computer Science (Cyber Security) (Hons.)


Bachelor of Computer Science (Cyber Security) (Hons.) is the second bachelor degree programme offered by the Department of Systems and Networking, College of Information Technology, Universiti Tenaga Nasional. This programme offers computer science curricula with the emphasis on cyber security knowledge that is tailored towards securing modern net-centric computing environment. Students who undergo this programme will be equipped with the fundamentals knowledge of computer science which include subjects on programming and software development, data communication and network, computer organization and operating systems. On top of that, students will also be trained in the arts and skills of cyber security which includes subjects on cryptography, computer security, network security, secure programming, information security assurance, as well as network penetration and countermeasures. A subject on security of critical infrastructure is also included to address the pressing needs to secure national critical infrastructure such as the power system infrastructure of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). In addition to pursuing computer science and cyber security related jobs, students who graduated from this programme will also be qualified to perform research work and pursue Master and PhD degrees from reputable institutions of higher learning.


Career Prospect

Forensics Expert
Information Security Officer
Penetration Tester/ Vulnerability Assessor
Secure Software Developer
Security Administrator
Security Analyst
Security Auditor
Security Consultant
Security Engineer
System Administrator
Security Incident Responder

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Course Content

• Islamic / Moral and Civil Society I
• Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia
• Programming I With C
• Computer Organization
• Discrete Structures
• Islamic / Moral and Civil Society II
• Programming II With C++
• Computer Networks and LAN
• Operating Systems Concepts
• System Analysis and Design
• Hubungan Etnik
• Data Structures and Algorithms with STL
• Database 1
• Human Computer Interaction
• Cryptography
• Computer Security
• Network Security
• Object Oriented Programming
• Web Programming
• Artificial Intelligence
• E-Commerce Security
• Technology Entrepreneurship
• Industrial Training
• Project 1

• Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit
• Project 2
• Information Security Assurance
• Ethics and IT Professional Practices
• Security of Critical Infrastructure

Technical Elective Courses
• Steganography and Watermark
• Network Penetration and Countermeasures
• Secure Programming
• Mobile Application Development
• Emerging Technologies and Trends
• Advanced Cryptography
• Parallel Computing
• Computer Forensics

Free Elective Courses
• Sports and Recreation
• Social Psychology
• Comparative Religion
• Creative Thinking
• Mandarin
• Busines English
• IT Communication

Study Duration

1 (One) year:
Foundation Programme
3 (Three) years:
Undergraduate degree course encompasses at least 9 (nine) semester, including 1 (one) semester for industrial training.

Transfer Credits

Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 36 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant.

Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer.
Cyber Security program: Dr Fiza Abdul RahimThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Academic Advising

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor who will assist the student in his/her academic studies. This includes advice on plan of study such as the selection of courses for the coming semester as well as the student's academic performance. The assigned College advisers are available throughout the academic year for consultation and advising.


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Dept. of Informatics, CSIT, UNITEN
Kajang, Selangor
  +603-8921 2020 ext 2304
  +603-8921 2161
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Dept. of Computing, CSIT, UNITEN
Kajang, Selangor
  +603-8921 2020 ext 2347
  +603-8921 2161
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