Programme Overview

This programme is designed to equip students with technical abilities and knowledge of the information security in the areas of Computer Security, Internet Security, Information Assurance and Security, Network Security, Systems Administration, and Software Security. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn about computer networking and software development. Students will learn and be trained on how to detect, prevent and defend organisations’ systems from unauthorized access.

Electives courses like Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Network Forensics, Security Assessment and Risk Management, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Application Development, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing will be offered to students undergoing this programme.

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months of industrial training and carry out real-life projects in information security. All such training will add value to their qualification and increase their employment opportunities.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Student must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security in TAR UC:

A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects (O Leve: Grade C in Mathematics & Pass in English)
TAR UC Qualification – Foundation in Science (Track A) OR Diploma in Science (Internet Technology) (with min CGPA 2.50 above)
Other – Other qualifications recognized by the Malaysia Government and meet TAR UC minimum entry requirements

IELTS Requirement: Band 5.0


Career Prospects

  • Information Security Analysts
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Information Security Managers
  • Information Security Engineers
  • Information Security Administrators
  • Information Security Auditors
  • Forensics Analysts
  • Forensic Investigators
  • Security Software Developers
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Network Security Engineers
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 30, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
May 2020
3 years
51,300 MYR
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Mar 1, 2020
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