MASTER OF CYBER SECURITY
The Master of Cyber Security is a master’s degree course offered on a full-time basis (Open Distance Learning). The Open Distance Learning (ODL) study is conducted fully online. The duration of study for this programme is 3 semesters (1.5 years) and the total number of credits for graduation is 45. It has been accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) based on the current Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF).
This programme bridges the gap between those cyber security aspects with the industry requirements. The aim of this programme is to support the global need in producing professional, dedicated and ethical cyber security experts who will effectively plan, design, manage and practice reliable cyber security mechanisms and technologies. The programme is benchmarked against cyber security professional certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), Cisco Certified CyberOps Professional, CPT (Certified Penetration Tester), CSAP (Certified Secure Application Professional), CDSP (Certified Data Security Professional), CHFI (Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigation) and Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK).
mode of programme
Taught Course / Open Distance Learning ( ODL)
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
- A recognized Bachelor’s Degree with good honours with minimum CGPA 2.50 / 4.00 or equivalent.
- International applicants must satisfy academic admission and English language proficiency requirements (IELTS band 6, TOEFL score 550 or CEFR B2) and any other conditions specified.
- Candidates from English speaking countries are exempted from the UTM English Language requirements.
|Malaysian Students||International Students|
|RM 19,600.00||RM 34,650.00
|Programme Coordinator||Ts. Dr. Maheyzah Md Siraj|
This programme comprises of 45 credits.
Students must complete the following course
ADDITIONAL COURSES (FOR NON CS BACKGROUND)
MECR 0013 : Cryptography
MECR 0023 : Computer Security
PROGRAMME CORE COURSES (21 CREDITS)
MECR 1023 : Information Security Governance and Risk Management (3 Credits)
MECR 1033 : Digital Forensics (3 Credits)
MECR 1043 : Cloud Computing Security (3 Credits)
MECR 1053 : Secure Software Engineering (3 Credits)
MECR 1063 : Cryptographic Engineering (3 Credits)
MECR 1073 : Penetration Testing (3 Credits)
MECR 1013 : Research Methodology (3 Credits)
ELECTIVE COURSES . CHOOSE 3. SUBJECT TO FACULTY OFFERS EVERY SEMESTER (9 CREDITS)
MECR 2113 : Business Continuity Planning (3 Credits)
MECR 2123 : Security Audit & Assessment (3 Credits)
MECR 2213 : Cyber Threat Intelligence (3 Credits)
MECR 2223 : Security Data Exploration (3 Credits)
MECR 2233 :Security Data Analytics & Visualization (3 Credits)
MECR 2313 : Software Exploitation (3 Credits)
MECR 2323 : Malware Analysis (3 Credits)
UNIVERSITY COURSES. CHOOSE 1. SUBJECT TO FACULTY OFFERS EVERY SEMESTER (3 CREDITS)
UECS 6013 : IT Project Management (3 Credits)
UHIS 6013 : Philosophy of Science and Civilization (3 Credits)
UHLM 6013 : Malay Language for Post Graduates (3 Credits)
UHMS 6013 : Seminar on Global Development, Economic and Social Issues (3 Credits)
UHMZ 6023 : Malaysian Society and Culture (3 Credits)
UBSS 6013 : Organization Behavior and Development (3 Credits)
UBSS 6023 : Business Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (3 Credits)
UHPS 6013 : Dynamics of Leadership (3 Credits)
URTS 6013 : Environmental Ethics (3 Credits)
UECS 6023 : Introduction to Technopreneurship (3 Credits)
UMJJ 6013 : Basic Japanese Language and Culture (3 Credits)
MASTER PROJECT (12 CREDITS)
MECR 2415 : Master Project I (5 Credits)
MECR 2427 : Master Project II (7 Credits)