Bachelor of Science (Hons) Cybersecurity and Networks

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Teesside University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


The overall aims of the programme are to:

  • Produce graduates who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the rapidly changing discipline of cybersecurity and networks, and appreciate its growing impact on modern living.
  • Produce graduates who will uphold the legal, ethical and professional standards expected of a cybersecurity and networks specialist.
  • Enable students to acquire a range of practical, professional and transferable skills to equip them to contribute to their chosen profession in cybersecurity or computer networks, or to pursue further studies.
  • Enable students to engage with current research issues to consolidate their knowledge base and understanding of currently available technologies and emerging trends in cybersecurity and computer networks.
  • Develop students’ cognitive and critical reflection skills to equip them for enterprise, employment and further academic research.
  • Provide an industry and commercially relevant web production education for students from a variety of subject backgrounds and/or employment experience utilising appropriate modes of study.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Year 1

  • Systems Design and Databases
  • Information Security and Cybercrime
  • Network Architecture
  • Network Scripting
  • Python Programming
  • Secure Data Acquisition
 
Year 2
  • CIS Cyber
  • Information Security Management
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Network Infrastructures
  • Server Administration

Year 3
  • Computing Project
  • Information Governance
  • Specialist Networks
  • Security Analyst
  • Enterprise Server Management



Entry Requirements


Local and International Application
Entry Requirements
All applicants must be of age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry
International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
At least two GCE 'A' Levels OR
Relevant foundation diploma qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to pathway programme) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
MDIS International Foundation Diploma in Information Technology

For Year 2 entry
MDIS Higher Diploma in Information Technology OR
MDIS Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures OR
Relevant diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

For Year 3 entry
Relevant local/overseas polytechnic diplomas in Information Technology related disciplines with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
Relevant PEIs  qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) in areas related to Information Technology with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

English Language Requirements
The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:
C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels OR
IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
Equivalent



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time
Year 1: 24 months
Year 2: 16 months
Year 3: 8 months

Part-time
Year 1: 36 months
Year 2: 24 months
Year 3: 12 months
 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

Full-time
 Duration & Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Year 1 (24 months)  S$29,960.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 2 (16 months)  S$20,330.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 3 (8 months)  S$10,700.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
 
Part-time
 Duration & Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Year 1 (36 months)  S$28,890.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 2 (24 months)  S$19,795.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 3 (12 months)  S$10,486.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Application fees: S$32.10

Fees & Structure (International)
Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees
 Year 1 (24 Months)  S$31,565.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 2 (16 Months)  S$21,400.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 3 (8 Months)  S$11,235.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
Application fees: S$481.50
Note:
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

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