Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Teesside University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Aims and Objectives
Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures (HDEH) course is designed to teach you the essential technical skills to secure computer and network resources and to handle cyber range exercises.
You will also learn how to apply the principles and practices of infocomm security management, and to carry out the forensics process in computers and mobile devices.
This programme particularly focuses on Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigation, Computer Security Incident Handling, Network Technology, Database Systems, Project Management, etc - modules that will provide you with specialised skills to implement Cybersecurity services and solutions for the computer technology industries, IT business, etc.,
In addition, the course aims to develop the analytical and personal skills necessary for you to work in a specialised computing and infocomm security management environment.
 



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


The Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures (HDEH) is an exclusive course at MDIS that offers a unique hybrid curriculum consisting of specialised cybersecurity modules developed by EC-Council paired with essential Infocomm Technology modules.
Successful completion of the EC-Council modules allows you to be awarded FOUR separate professionally-recognized certifications awarded by EC-Council* in addition to the Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures (HDEH)

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Network Technology
  • Database Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (CEH)*
  • Computer Hacking Forensics Investigation (CHFI)*
  • Computer Security Incident Handling (ECIH)*
  • Certified Project Manager (CPM)+



Entry Requirements


Local Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 16 and above, and possess ONE of the following admission requirements:

  • Obtained at least a Grade 'E' at GCE 'A' Levels in any 2 subjects OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • IT-related diploma from recognised local polytechnics / pathway programmes from other PEIs OR
  • International applicants must have completed 12 years of formal Education OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)
Mathematics Requirements
The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:
  • At least a Grade 'C6' at GCE 'O' level in Mathematics OR
  • To pass the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test
If an applicant fails the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test, he or she is required to study, complete and pass the Online Mathematics Preparation Course. The applicant will then proceed to take the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test the 2nd time.
Local applicants who do not meet all the minimum entry requirements will be classified as non-standard entry must study online to complete and pass the Online Mathematics / English Preparation Course, passed the MDIS Mathematics / English Entrance Test and an interview.  Students are given 3 attempts for MDIS Mathematics / English Entrance Test and Online Mathematics / English Preparation Course.
English Language Requirements
Applicants are required to possess at least ONE of the following:
  • C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent OR
  • Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
  • To pass the MDIS English Entrance Test OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English
If an applicant fails the MDIS English Entrance Test, he or she is required to study, complete and pass the Online English Preparation Course. The applicant will then proceed to take the MDIS English Entrance Test the 2nd time.

International Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 16 and above, and possess ONE of the following admission requirements:
  • Obtained at least a Grade 'E' at GCE 'A' Levels in any 2 subjects OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • IT-related diploma from recognised local polytechnics / pathway programmes from other PEIs OR
  • International applicants must have completed 12 years of formal Education OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)
Mathematics Requirements
The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:
  • At least a Grade 'C6' at GCE 'O' level in Mathematics OR
  • To pass the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test
If an applicant fails the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test, he or she is required to study, complete and pass the Online Mathematics Preparation Course. The applicant will then proceed to take the MDIS Mathematics Entrance Test the 2nd time.
International applicants who do not meet all the minimum entry requirements must study online to complete and pass the Online Mathematics / English Preparation Course and an online interview (e.g. Skype interview). When they arrive in Singapore (i.e. MDIS) within the first two weeks of intake commencement date, they are required to sit for MDIS Mathematics / English Entrance Test (Administered by the Central Registry).  Students are given 3 attempts for MDIS Mathematics / English Entrance Test and Online Mathematics / English Preparation Course.
English Language Requirements
Applicants are required to possess at least ONE of the following:
  • C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent OR
  • Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
  • To pass the MDIS English Entrance Test OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English
If an applicant fails the MDIS English Entrance Test, he or she is required to study, complete and pass the Online English Preparation Course. The applicant will then proceed to take the MDIS English Entrance Test the 2nd time.

 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Duration of Course
Full-time: 7 months
Part-time: 12 months



Fees & Funding

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