The Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security is designed to provide skillful, competent and motivated graduates for the increasing and numerous challenging tasks of Computing and Information Assurance and Security (IAS) in the country, the region and the world at large. Students will have the opportunity to develop the required cognitive, practical as well as key transferable skills, and apply these to address IAS related problems and challenges.
Candidates may be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security if they meet the University’s General Admission Requirements (GI2.1 in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook). In addition, students must have a minimum "C"‐symbol in Mathematics and have two subjects from Natural Sciences and Technology, all at NSSC Ordinary Level, or equivalent. The Faculty reserves the right to filter candidates who have a "D"‐symbol in NSSC Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent through other relevant criteria.
The Bachelor of Cyber Security degree provides knowledge and skills which will allow graduates, after the successful completion of this programme, to pursue careers at mid‐level positions in cyber security related fields both in the public and the private sector as computer and information systems security officers, computer systems security analysts, database and computer systems security administrators, information security analysts as well as in mobile, web and computer (digital) forensics.