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  Bachelor of Computer Security (Hons) KPT/JPS (PA11182) 12/14

Bachelor of Computer Security programme is offered to accept the challenge of new era of information technology and to support the national aspiration by providing employable and quality graduates sufficiently, hence to liberalize and democratize the education. Computer Security is a field in computer science that has been offered elsewhere in the world and the job market has shown strong demand on graduates to specialize in this field. The Faculty of Information Technology offers three years bachelor program which qualifies students to be awarded with Bachelor of Computer Security. This programme is specially designed for graduates to self furnish in the broader context of computer security.

Information is one of the important assets in the organization. Protecting and securing this information is very critical to survival of the organization. As a result, it creates a demand for graduates skilled in computer security. In order to meet the demand for IT professionals who are well versed in all aspects of security, Faculty of IT, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak takes an initiative to propose a new programme Bachelor of Computer Security. This programme will address the computer security in the marketplace.

The Bachelor of Computer Security focuses on building and training IT professionals in the areas of computer security. Computer security concerns on the protection of information which includes the process of identifying the computer security vulnerabilities, detecting computer security exploits and applying security measures to overcome the attacks. The Bachelor of Computer Security will equip students with the knowledge and skills in the areas of computer security specifically in securing information, providing possible solutions to attacks, managing forensics cases and performing detailed technical analysis of computer-based evidence.

The critical courses such as Computer Ethics and Cyber Laws , Security Architecture and Model, Secure Software Development, Cryptography, Secure Programming, Principles of Computer Forensics, Enterprise Disaster Recovery Planning, Intrusion Detection Systems, Advanced Programming, Wireless and Network Security and Network Administrator are provided as background knowledge to prepare the graduates to pursue further into professional certifications in computer security to increase employability for industrial needs.

The programme is a approved by Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA/LAN). Potential students to enroll into this programme are those from Foundation programmes related to information technology and also Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent.


  • Pass SPM or equivalent with credit in subject Mathematics AND pass STPM with 2 principals or equivalent with CGPA achievement at least minimum 2.0.

  • Pass Diploma in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, Information Technology, Networking Engineering or equivalent with CGPA achievement at least 2.5;

Candidate with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 can be considered with strictly evaluation from internal ; or

  • Pass Diploma in related fields with CGPA achievement at least 2.5 AND credit in subject Mathematics at SPM level.

  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.


English Proficiency Requirement

Malaysian Students

Students who enroll into UNIRAZAK Bachelor's Degree programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:

  • Students who have a credit in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses, depending on the level of proficiency.
  • Students who do not have a credit in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to undergo the Intensive English Programme.
  • Students who have a distinction in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.

Additional charges will be imposed based on the English placement level.

UNIRAZAK Placement
Previous code: C3
Band 3
English 3 (ULD1133)
4B & 5C
Previous code: C4 & C5
Band 2
English 2 (ULC0123)
Previous code: C6
Band 1
English 1 (ULC0013)
7D, 8E & 9G
Previous code: P7, P8 & F9
Intensive English Programme

International Students

International students who enrol into UNIRAZAK programmes must fulfil the following English proficiency requirements:

  • Undergraduate Programmes - TOEFL score of 450 or IELTS band of 4

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two (2) years from the date of the award.

Without the qualification mentioned above, International students are required to register for and pass a special Intensive English Programme (IEP). This programme will incur additional charges.


Year 1
Semester 1

English for Academic Purposes
Programming Principles and Techniques
Computer Organization and Architecture
Discrete Mathematics
Information Security
Secure Software Development

Semester 2

Business Communication
Study Skills
Pengajian Malaysia

Semester 3

Algorithms and Data Structures
Computer Ethics and Cyber Laws
Operating System
Internet Programming
Co-Curriculum 1

Year 2
Semester 4

Business Core – Choose 1
Object-Oriented Programming
Security Architecture and Model
Data Communication and Computer Networking
Minor Project

Semester 5

Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Cryptography 1

Semester 6

Enterprise Disaster Recovery Planning
Cryptography 2
Intrusion Detection Systems
Secure Programming
Principles of Computer Forensics
Co-Curiculum 2

Year 3
Semester 7

Major Project
Operating Systems and Network Implementation
Advanced Programming
Ethical Hacking
Wireless and Network Security

Semester 8

Web and Application Security
Advanced Issues in Computer Security
Network Administrator

Semester 9

Industrial Training


Upon graduation, students will be able to apply the knowledge and skills that they have acquired in the following positions:

  • Computer Information Consultant

  • Computer Intelligence Officer

  • Computer Support Officer

  • Cyber Forensic Investigator

  • Database Developer/Administrator

  • Forensic Auditor

  • Internet Security Officer

  • IT Consultant

  • Systems Administrator

  • Systems/Business Analyst

  • Risk and recovery planners

To apply for admission using our online application form, click here.

You can also request for a manual application form by calling our Enquiries at +603-7627 7300 or email to crm@pintar.unirazak.edu.my

Manual application forms can also be obtained at our offices in PINTAR Campus, Petaling Jaya or our Regional Centres nearest to you.