PROGRAM DETAILS

Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Computer Forensics
School: School of Engineering
Program Duration: 36 months / 3 Years (6 Semesters)
Tution Fee: K18,000.00 (K3,000.00 per semester) - E-learning / Distance Edu.
Exam Fee: K200.00 (Per Semester)
Application Form: K150.00
Registration Fee : K100.00 (Per Semester)
Enrollment Dates: Now Enrolling
Program Requirements: Grade 12 Certificate with atleast 3 credits and merits in Science (Physics or Chemistry) and Mathematics
 
Program Description
This course looks at the information security in defensive view. The course is designed to provide fundamental skills needed to analyze the internal and external security threats against a network, and to develop security policies that will protect an organizationís information. Students will learn how to evaluate information security issues and design, and how to implement successful security policies and firewall strategies. In addition, they will learn how to expose system and network vulnerabilities and defend against them. The course will also empower students with the knowledge of tracking cyber crime.
 
Program Outline
YEARSemester Course Outline
YEAR 1 1
Electronics for computing 1
Electricity and Magnetism
Business Communication/Communication Skills
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation 1
Computer Hardware
Higher Mathematics 1
Interactive Web Development
YEAR 1 2
Database Management System
Higher Mathematics 2
Internetworking Design and LAN/MAN Administration 1
Java Programming
Solid State Chemistry
Fundamentals of Information Security
Operating Systems
YEAR 2 3
Basic Electronics 1
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation 2
Cyber Law
Fibre Optic Technology
Introduction to Computer Systems
Software Engineering 1
YEAR 2 4
Geographical Information Systems
Information Systems Audit
Management Information Systems 2
Mobile Programming
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation 3
YEAR 3 5
Final Year Project
Ethical Hacking
Information Security Tools
Information Systems Security
Network Security Administration 1
Mobile Computing 1
YEAR 3 6
ICT project Management
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Forensic Tools
E-Governance and Digital Culture
Technology Transfer and Management
Organizational Behavior