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Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security (Phasing out from 2021‐2025)
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 3 Years
Level of Programme Undergraduate
Course Code 07BCCS


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.


Admission Requirements 

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.

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