Specialise in secure networks and operating system security.
You will learn about the general area of computing and then enhance this knowledge in terms of communications and forensic security technology. Additionally, we have adopted the CISCO academy programs to ensure that you get the opportunity to gain the current CISCO academy certifications, in addition to your University degree – a combination highly valued by graduate recruiters in industry.
You will learn through lectures, tutorials and workshops. Lectures are highly interactive and incorporate group discussions, video presentations, and activity based learning. Learning activities are designed to develop soft skills as well as your ability to work independently and as part of a group. Your learning experience will be enriched by field visits and guest lectures by industry experts.
Software Development and Application Modelling
Introduction to object oriented programming
Introduction to object oriented analysis & design using UML
Elementary computing mathematics
Elementary computer & cloud architecture & networking
Networking Concepts and Cyber Security
Design and development of commercial network infrastructure (CCNA: Routing and Switching)
Introduction to basic cyber security principles
Web Development and Operating Systems
Basic website design & development using java script & HTML
Introduction to Linux operating system & bash scripting
Professional & study skills & research methods
Introduction to project management using agile methods
Databases and Data Structures
Introduction to database design & development
Introduction to algorithms & data structures
Cyber Operations and Network Security
Provision of cyber security operations (CCNA: Cyber Ops)
Implementation of Cyber-security using Cisco ASA (CCNA: Security)
Routed and Switched Architecture
Implementing cisco routing for large scale networks (CCNP: Routing and Switching 1)
Advanced switching using cisco technologies and devices (CCNP: Routing and Switching 2)
Industry Placement up to 1 Year
At the end of the second year you may opt for an internship/ placement to gain industry exposure
Introduction to cutting-edge technologies
Final Year Project
Design and modeling of a solution for an real-world problem
Development and evaluation of a solution for an real-world problem
Troubleshooting and Future Technologies
Documentation, maintenance and troubleshooting of converged networks (CCNP: Routing and Switching 3)
Evaluation & deployment of cutting-edge & future technologies
Advanced Networks and Operating System Security
Advanced threat control using Cisco VPN and firewall (CCNP: Security)
Windows and Linux server hardening
The minimum qualifications required for admission are:
GCE Advanced Level with 2 Passes or 2 Credit Passes (for Accelerated programmes) with a Credit Passes for English at the GCE (Ordinary Level)
GCE Advanced Level (London, Cambridge or Edexcel) with 2 passes or 2 Credit Passes (for Accelerated programmes) or
Successful completion of the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Degree Foundation or
You may apply pending A/L results. Applicants with additional qualifications may receive advanced entry.
You will be able to commence your career as an Associate Software Engineer, Application Developer, Web Engineer, Web Developer or Quality Assurance Engineer. You will progress through your career in job roles such as Technical Lead and Software Architect leading to senior positions associated with influencing the technology direction of an enterprise or industry.
We have flexible payment options to suit your finances.You can choose to make the full payment upfront, semester payments in two to three instalments or the monthly instalments.