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DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CYBER SECURITY)

KPT/JPS (R/482/4/0095)11/20 | MQA/FA 6624

Course Duration

Full time 3 Years (6 Long Semesters + 2 Short Semesters)

Intakes

Feb / Apr / May / Sept

Course Fees

​RM 20,000 (Malaysian)
RM 28,500 (International)

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Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

Academic 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

English Language Requirements

​FOR MALAYSIAN STUDENTS

  • SPM/SPMV: Minimum pass; OR

  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR

  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

 

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR

  • MUET: Minimum band 2; OR

  • IELTS: Minimum band 4.0; OR 

  • TOEFL: Minimum score of 397; OR

  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

** Validity of test results:
-MUET: 5 years
-IELTS & TOEFL: 2 years

Programme Outline

Education Pathway

Upon completing this course, students can proceed to pursue further study in the following courses:

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​

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