Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) In Cyber Security - UPTM

In Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Cyber Security, students will learn the basics of information security, security infrastructure design and implementation, computer forensics, risk assessments and securities security impacts in business operations. Students learn to design, implement, integrate and manage various components of security infrastructure through a mix of theoretical and hand-ons activity. Specific skills are developed through courses such as Cryptography, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensic, Network Security, Cybersecurity Operations and Industrial Training.

This degree program provides students with a wide range of cyber security and career development in various environments such as corporate, government agencies and consultancy.

Programme :
Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Cyber Security

Programme Duration :
3 Years

Campus :

Programme Code :

Programme Fee :
Local Student, RM 52,805.00
International Student, RM 64,150.00

Medium of Instruction :

Reference :
R/482/6/0542 (MQA/FA5369) 04/2025

Entry Requirement :

i.   Passed Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with a minimum grade of C  (NGMP 2.00) in any TWO (2) subjects and credits in Mathematics at the SPM level


ii.   Passed the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) or equivalent with minimum grade Jayyid in any TWO (2) subjects and credits in Mathematics at the SPM level


iii. Diploma in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Information System or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.50 and credit in Mathematic on SPM level 


iv.  Any Diploma in Science and Technology or business studies with minimum CGPA 2.50  are accepted based on internal evaluation and credit in Mathematic on SPM level


v.   Matriculation / Foundation or equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and  credit in Mathematics at the SPM level


For international students, a minimum score 500 for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International Language Testing System (IELTS) score is required at least Band 5.0 or equivalent. If the student did not fulfilled the required terms, PPT needs to provide them with English Proficiency course to make sure the student fulfilled the required terms of admissions for the program. 


1. Diploma Student that get  less than CGPA 2.50 but more than 2.00 with Credit in Mathematic in SPM level or equivalent  are accepted based on neat internal evaluation .
2. The terms of the Mathematics credits at the SPM level for candidates (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) and (vi) may be exempt if the eligibility requirements comprise Mathematics subjects and their achievements are equivalent / more than the credit requirements of the subject at the SPM level
3.  Candidates with credit in Computing related subject on SPM or STPM level can be given main consideration

Semester 1/Year 1

Computer Organization and Architecture
Digital Technology and Society
Computer Systems and Networking (Cisco 1)
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
Hubungan Etnik /
Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Student)

Semester 2/Year 1

Operating Systems
English for Academic Purposes
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) /
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Student)

Semester 3/Year 1

Database Fundamentals
Discrete Structure
Human Computer Interaction
Routing and Switching (Cisco 2) /
Introduction to Data Analytics
Web Application Development
Data Structure and Algorithm

Semester 4/Year 2

Database Management and Information Retrieval
Project Management
Information System Security
Fundamental of Cryptography
Object-Oriented System Analysis and Design
Arabic 1 /
Mandarin 1 /
French 1 /

Semester 5/Year 2

Academic Writing
Leadership & Interpersonal Skill 2
Arabic 2 /
Mandarin 2 /
French 2 /

Semester 6/Year 2

Information Security Project 1
Ethical Hacking
Network Security
Cybersecurity Operations
Web API Development /
Secure Web Programming

Semester 7/Year 3

Information Security Project 2
Information Security Assurance
Digital Forensic
Pengajian Islam 3 /
Ethics and Moral 3
Entrepreneurship with Digital Application 2

Semester 8/Year 3

English for Professional Interaction
Khidmat Masyarakat 2
Personal Development /
Creativity and Innovation

Semester 9/Year 3

Industrial Training
Network Security Specialist 
Information Security Engineer
Information Security Manager
Data Security Analyst
Identity Management Specialist
Computer Security Specialist

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