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Diploma In Information Technology
(Cyber Security) Course

KPT/JPS (R/482/4/0095) 11/25

Course Duration

Full time
2½ Years


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 19,000 (Malaysian).
RM 23,000 (International).


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

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Pass SPM / SPVM with at least Credit in any 5 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
2 IGCSE / O-LEVEL Pass IGCSE / O-LEVEL with a minimum of Grade C in any 5 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
3 SKM LEVEL 3 Pass SKM LEVEL 3 in a related field and required to attend a bridging programme; OR
4 UEC Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in any 3 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
5 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

English Language Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Minimum Pass; OR
2 IGCSE Minimum Pass; OR
3 MUET Minimum band 2 (5 years validity); OR
4 IELTS Minimum band 4.0 (2 years validity); OR
5 TOEFL Minimum score of 397 (2 years validity); OR
6 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Programme Outline

Year 1

  • 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

Year 2

  • 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

Year 3

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

Elective Subjects* (Choose 3)

  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Data Centre and Cloud Management
  • Basic Concepts of Marketing

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​

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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