The Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security aims at providing educational opportunities for students who are interested in and motivated to work as Cyber Security Professionals. Cyber Security is a computing discipline that deals with digital information assurance and its security. This programme is purposefully designed to provide skilled, competent and motivated graduates for the increasing and numerous challenging tasks of Computing and Information Assurance and Security (IAS) in the country and the region at large. Students will have the opportunity to develop the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical as well as key transferable skills, and apply these to address/solve Information Assurance and Security related problems/challenges in the context of an organisation, a country or individual end‐user.
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 Grade 12/ NSSC Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent. The Faculty reserves the right to consider candidates who have a "D"‐symbol in NSS Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent through other relevant criteria.