• Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
  • dekan_fsktm@um.edu.my
  • +603-79676300
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The Master of Cyber Security programme provides opportunities for degree holders in Computer Science / Information Technology to learn:.

  • Latest trends of Cyber Security contents that can be mapped to a number of international certifications.
  • Latest technological developments that are relevant to the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0).
  • Strong emphasis in the field of networking will give an advantage to prospective students.


The type of programme offered for the Master of Cyber Security is a programme consisting 10 coursework which prepares students for the final capstone project which allows students to apply the knowledge they learned in the taught courses into real world applications.

Career Opportunity

  • Security Analysist
  • Forensic Analysist
  • Cyber Security Audit
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Cyber Threat Analysist
  • Network Security Analyser

Course Structure

COURSES MODULE (43 Credit Hours)
CORE COURSES (25 Credits) + ELECTIVE COURSES (8 Credits) + CYBER SECURITY RESEARCH PROJECT (10 Credits)

 
PART I:  CORE COURSES (25 Credits)
Core Courses
Research Methodology
Cyber security
Advanced Network Security Programming
Network Technology and Security
Cryptography and Information Hiding
Information Assurance
Advanced Digital Forensics
Advanced Internet of Thing

ELECTIVE COURSES (8 Credit Hours)
Please select two (2) subject elective only:

Elective Courses
Advanced Computer Penetration and Defense
Emerging Cyber Security Trends
Cloud Computing
PART II: CYBER SECURITY RESEARCH PROJECT (10 Credit Hours)

(Note: The courses that will be offered every semester are subject to change, depending on the availability of staff and the number of registered students).

Entry Requirement

Qualifications for Admission
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science Computer and Information Technology (Science stream) or related field with a minimum CGPA of 3.0:or
  • English Language Proficiency or

International applicants are required to have:

  • At least IELTS Band 6 (Academic) or TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) / 213 (computer based) / 80 (Internet based) if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction.

Intake Schedule

Universiti Malaya has one intake per year, in September.
- This programme is a full-time mode, with classes held from 6-9 pm on weekdays and weekend.

Contact :

Associate Professor Dr. Rosli Salleh
Programme Coordinator
+603 7967 6349
rosli_salleh@um.edu.my

Mrs. Rohani Mohamed Arifin
Administrative Assistance
+603 7967 6380
ani_e@um.edu.my

Last Update: 29/05/2022