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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
Course Tuition Fees:
Course Miscellanous Fees:


Subang Jaya
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Taylor's University and the University of the West of England (UWE), UK.

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Computer Security and Forensics)

  Institution: Taylor’s University

Field Of Study:
Computing, Technology & IT
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Forensic Computing
Course Intake:
August, March

The programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge and ability to secure computing systems and networks from malice or instrusions, such as viruses and hackers, as well as expose them to current and developing computer forensic technologies.

Students will learn how to design and create computer systems to curb malicious users from causing damage to the system, and focus on the whole security life cycle covering the identification of risks and threats, testing of security measures and responses required if security measures fail. Through this programme, students will be equipped with in-depth knowledge in network security, systems hardening, the process of forensically gathering evidence and analysing captured data, as well as legal aspects of cyber security.

Strong Focus on Computer Security & Forensic

  • Develop specialised skills such as hands-on forensic analysis and security techniques as well as procedures required to implement more robust security mechanisms; also mastery of industry software such as EnCase Forensic.
  • Practical exposure at dedicated security and forensic test laboratory, through subjects like Computer Crime & Digital Evidence, Computer Security & Forensics Tools and Forensic Computing Practice, allowing students to gather, analyse and present evidence.

Learning from Experts

  • Gain valuable industry exposure and keep abreast with industry practices via module adoption, expert talks, guest lecturers and project based module from the experts such as International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) and F-Secure.

Industry Engagement

  • Opportunity to work on a real-world problems identified by the industry for assignments, projects and/or as a Final Year Project under the guidance of the industry members.
  • Mentorship from industry experts in developing commercial applications, tools and/or services.

Integrated Professional Certification

  • Option to take-up elective modules for the Oracle Database SQL Expert exam as an Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert, SAP Professional Training and Google Web Academy Online Professional.

Dual Award

  • Students will receive equal recognition and certification from both Taylor’s University and the University of the West of England (UWE), UK.

Entry Requirements

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Computing (FIC): Pass with min. CGPA 2.00 including credit in Mathematics at SPM
  • Taylor’s Diploma in Information Technology (DIT): Pass with min. CGPA 2.50 including credit in Mathematics at SPM
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia(STPM): Min. CGPA 2.67 in 3 subjects including C in Mathematics
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Min. 5Bs including English
  • A Levels: Min. CDD including C in Mathematics
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Min. ATAR 65 including B- in Mathematics
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Min. average of 65% in 6 subjects including 65% in Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. 28 points in 6 subjects including min. 5 points in High Level (HL) Mathematics and min. 6 points in General / Business Mathematics
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

English Requirements

  • IELTS: Band 6.0
  • TOEFL: 79 (Internet Based Test)
  • MUET: Band 4
  • UEC English: B4
  • O Level: Grade C
  • 1119 (GCE-O): Grade B

Students who have completed a full year preparatory / foundation study in English may be exempted from meeting the English requirements.

Source: Taylor’s University