Diploma in Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by PSB Academy

Course introduction


With the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks and an industry shortage of qualified talent, the demand for people with cyber security skills is at an all-time high. Aspiring cyber security specialists need to be equipped with specific skills and professional qualifications to succeed at the forefront of this digital battlefield.

The Diploma in Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures is an exclusive course at PSB Academy that offers a unique hybrid curriculum consisting of specialized cybersecurity modules developed by EC-Council paired with essential Infocomm Technology modules. Successful completion of the EC-Council modules allows students to be awarded FOUR separate professionally-recognised certifications awarded by EC-Council* in addition to the Diploma in Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures.

* Upon meeting EC-Council Examination requirements

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Programme duration: 12 months
Intakes: January, April, July, October

Entry Requirements

  •  2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  •  PSB Certificate in Engineering Foundation; OR
  •  Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  •  Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Part time: 12 months
Full time: 12 months

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit

  • Part-Time course fees: $6,736.00
  • Full-time course fees: $7,763.32
* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks