Duration of Study
3 Years
Intakes Period
Feb, Jun, Sep
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Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Bachelor of Computer Science (Cyber Security) (Hons.) is the second bachelor degree programme offered by the Department of Systems and Networking, College of Information Technology, Universiti Tenaga Nasional. This programme offers computer science curricula with the emphasis on cyber security knowledge that is tailored towards securing modern net-centric computing environment. Students who undergo this programme will be equipped with the fundamentals knowledge of computer science which include subjects on programming and software development, data communication and network, computer organization and operating systems.

On top of that, students will also be trained in the arts and skills of cyber security which includes subjects on cryptography, computer security, network security, secure programming, information security assurance, as well as network penetration and countermeasures. A subject on security of critical infrastructure is also included to address the pressing needs to secure national critical infrastructure such as the power system infrastructure of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB).

In addition to pursuing computer science and cyber security related jobs, students who graduated from this programme will also be qualified to perform research work and pursue Master and PhD degrees from reputable institutions of higher learning.


  • Have taken MUET with minimum Band 2*; or
  • Pass IELTS with Band 5.0 and above; or
  • Pass TOEFL with score 500 and above

*Candidates who  have not sat for MUET can still be accepted to enroll and given chance to take it before graduation   

Minimum Entry Requirement


  • Pass STPM with minimum of Grade c in 2 subjects and Credit in Additional Maths at SPM Level; or


  • Pass Ministry of Education (MOE) Matriculation programme with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and credit in  Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass Foundation Programme in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade C in 2 subjects including Mathematics; or


  • Pass Diploma/ HND Diploma programme in related field with a minimum of CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or
  • (Applicants with below than 2.50 but more than 2.0 with Credit in Add Maths at SPM Level can be accepted with thorough evaluation by College; or
  • Pass Diploma / HND Diploma programme in other field with a minimum of CGPA of 2.75 and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum of grade B for five (5) subjects; or


  • Pass IB with a minimum of 28 points for 6 subjects INCLUDING: 4 points for High Level Math 5 points for General subject or Business Math and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass Australia Capital Territory (Year 12)/SACE/Victorian Certificate of Education(VCE)/Western Australian Certificate of Education(WACE)/South Australian Matriculation(SAM)/Tertiary Entrance Education(TEE)/O-Level/Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Other equivalent qualification recognized by Government of Malaysia.
  • Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society I
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia
  • Programming I with C
  • Computer Organization
  • Discrete Structures
  • Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society II
  • Programming II with C++
  • Computer Networks & LAN
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Data Structures & Algorithms with STL
  • Database 1
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Cryptography
  • Computer Security
  • Network Security
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • E-Commerce Security
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Training
  • Project 1
  • Counseling & Credit Management
  • Project 2
  • Information Security Assurance
  • Ethics & IT Professional
  • Security of Critical Infrastructure

 Technical Elective Courses

  • Steganography & Watermark
  • Network Penetration & Countermeasures
  • Secure Programming
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Emerging Technologies & Trends
  • Advanced Cryptography
  • Parallel Computing
  • Computer Forensics

Free Elective Courses

  • Sports & Recreation
  • Social Psychology
  • Comparative Religion
  • Creative Thinking
  • Mandarin
  • Business English
  • IT Communication


Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 36 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant. Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer. Transfer Credit Committee for Cyber Security program: Dr Fiza Abdul Rahim at Fiza@uniten.edu.my

  • Cryptographer
  • Forensics Expert
  • Information Security Officer
  • Penetration Tester/ Vulnerability Assessor
  • Secure Software Developer
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Incident Responder
  • System Administrator
Tuition Fees


RM 19,340 / year


RM 20,340 / year

USD 5,090 / year

Other Fees



RM 2,720


RM 780 / semester


EMGS & Application

RM 3,000

USD 750


RM 6,600

USD 1,650


RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.