Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07BCCS
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 372

Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security

Course Overview

This programme develops the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical as well as key transferable skills, and apply these to address/solve CIT related problems/challenges in the context of an organisation or the community, with a specific specilisation in Cyber Security.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of NUST including a D-symbol in Mathematics on NSSC ORDINARY LEVEL.

Career Opportunities

Cyber Security Professionals.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisites

NQF Level

NQF Credits

COA511S

Computer Organisation and

None

5

10

 

Architecture

 

 

 

Semester 2

WDF521S

Web Development Fundamentals

None

5

10

 

OSN521S

Introduction to Operating Systems

Computer Organisation and Architecture

5

10

 

                             
Year 2
Semester 3

ISS610S

IT Systems Security

Introduction to Operating Systems and Networks

6

12

DSA610S

Data Structures and Algorithms

None

6

12

Semester 4

WTN620S

Web Technologies

Intro. to Operating Systems and Networks

6

12

WLT620S

Wireless Technologies

Introduction to Computer Networking

6

12

DSP620S

Distributed Systems Programming

Object Oriented Programming

6

12

Year 3
Semester 5

NWS620S         Network Security                                           IT Systems Security; and Introduction to           6            12

                                                                                                           Computer Networking

DFC711S           Digital Forensics 1 – Forensics                  Introduction to Cryptography                                7            12

                             Computing

OPS621S          Operating Systems                                        Introduction to Operating Systems                      6            12

 

Semester 6

CIP721S            Critical Infrastructure Protection and    Systems Administration                                             7            12

                             Control Systems Security                          

DFC721S           Digital Forensics 2 – Internet                    Digital Forensics 1 – Forensics Computing         7            10

                             Forensics and Steganography                 

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