Bachelor of Science (Hons) Cybersecurity and NetworksAwarded by: Teesside University, UK

Programme Objectives

The overall aims of the programme are to:

  1. Produce graduates who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the rapidly changing discipline of cybersecurity and networks, and appreciate its growing impact on modern living.
  2. Produce graduates who will uphold the legal, ethical and professional standards expected of a cybersecurity and networks specialist.
  3. Enable students to acquire a range of practical, professional and transferable skills to equip them to contribute to their chosen profession in cybersecurity or computer networks, or to pursue further studies.
  4. Enable students to engage with current research issues to consolidate their knowledge base and understanding of currently available technologies and emerging trends in cybersecurity and computer networks.
  5. Develop students’ cognitive and critical reflection skills to equip them for enterprise, employment and further academic research.
  6. Provide an industry and commercially relevant web production education for students from a variety of subject backgrounds and/or employment experience utilising appropriate modes of study.

Accreditation

Teesside University is accredited by the following British Professional Bodies:
British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT
Institution of Engineering and Technology

Growing Demand For Infocomm Professionals

Technical IT specialists in the following areas - IT Development, Network & Infrastructure, Data Analytics, CyberSecurity &Infocomm Research and Development - were most in demand and expected to grow by about 33,400 in the next three years.

Source: https://www.imda.gov.sg/-/media/imda/files/industry-development/fact-and-figures/infocomm-survey-reports/infocomm-media-manpower-survey-2016_public-report.pdf?la=en

 

On channelnewsasia.com article last 22nd March 2017, Dr. Yacoob Ibrahim mentioned that cyber security sector is one of the emerging growth sectors in Singapore's digital economy and is projected to grow to S$900m by 2020.

Full article here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/cybersecurity-sector-projected-to-grow-to-s-900m-by-2020-yaacob-8580998

Teesside University Awards

  • 85 years of teaching excellence and innovation in education
  • Ranked 15th in the University of the Year category of Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018
  • Ranked joint 34th in UK universities for student experience, Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018
  • Awarded Silver in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), 2017
  • HR Excellence in Research Award for demonstrating a robust and public implementation strategy of improving the career development of researchers
  • Customer First accreditation for its services to business
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

Source: https://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/about/public_information/source.cfm

Why Teesside University

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

Teesside University is a global education pioneer for animation, games and computer graphics and is ranked as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation (3D World).

Teesside has a flourishing and dynamic research culture, producing ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’ research in the last UK Research Evaluation Framework (REF) assessment, which is increasingly making a real and valuable contribution to society in areas such as Social Policy and Allied Health.

The University has invested more than £260m on its award-winning campuses in recent years to further enhance the experience and support provided to students, and it remains committed to investment-led growth.

Progression

Programme Modules

Year 1
Data Acquisition and Security
Systems Design and Databases
Information Security and Cybercrime
Network Scripting
Network Architecture

Year 2
CIS Cyber
Information Security Management
Mobile Services
Network Infrastructures
Server Administration

Year 3
Computing Project
Information Governance
Specialist Networks
Advanced Security Techniques
Enterprise Server Management

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 Months)  January 2019  December 2021
 May 2019  April 2021
 Year 2 (16 Months)  January 2019  April 2020
 Year 3 (8 Months)  September 2019  April 2020

 

Part-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 3 (12 Months)  Jan 2019  December 2019
 May 2019  April 2020
 September 2019  August 2020

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

 Total Fees

Year 1 (24 Months)

 S$29,960.00  S$982.97  S$30,942.97

Year 2 (18 Months)

 S$20,330.00  S$939.63  S$21,269.63

Year 3 (8 Months)

 S$10,700.00  S$759.74  S$11,459.74

 

Part-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

 Total Fees

Year 1 (36 Months)

 S$28,890.00  S$764.15  S$29,654.15

Year 2 (24 Months)

 S$19,795.00  S$631.86  S$20,426.86

Year 3 (12 Months)

 S$10,486.00  S$498.61  S$10,984.61

Application fees: SGD32.10

Note:
All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to pathway programme) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

For Year 2 entry

  • MDIS Higher Diploma+ in Information Technology OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

For Year 3 entry

  • Relevant local/overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs  qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

+ Formally known as International Diploma in Information Technology.

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
  • Pass grade for MDIS Professional Certificate in English at Advanced Level OR
  • Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 Months)  January 2019  December 2020
 May 2019  April 2021
 Year 2 (16 Months)  January 2019  April 2020
 Year 2 (8 Months)  September 2019  April 2020

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees Total Fees
 Year 1 (36 Months)  S$31,565.00  S$3,000.00 - 3,200.00  S$34,565.00 - 34,765.00
 Year 2 (24 Months)  S$21,400.00  S$3,000.00 - 3,200.00  S$24,400.00 - 24,600.00
 Year 3 (12 Months)  S$11,235.00  S$3,000.00 - 3,200.00  S$14,235.00 - 14,435.00

Application fees: SGD321.00

Note:
All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be age 17 and above and must obtain one of the following requirements:

Year 1 Entry

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to pathway programme) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

Year 2 Entry

  • MDIS Higher Diploma+ in Information Technology OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry

  • Relevant local/overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs  qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

+ Formally known as International Diploma in Information Technology.

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
  • Pass grade for MDIS Professional Certificate in English at Advanced Level OR
  • Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Course Duration:
Full-time
Year 1: 24 months
Year 2: 16 months
Year 3: 8 months

Part-time
Year 1: 36 months
Year 2: 24 months
Year 3: 12 months

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Year 1
Jan 2019
May 2019

Year 2
Jan 2019

Year 3
Sep 2019

Part-time Programme
Year 3
Jan 2019
May 2019
Sep 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6278 7660

  • China: +65 8305 5107
  • Taiwan: +65 9181 1527
  • India: +65 8137 2392 / +65 8713 7364
  • Vietnam / Thailand: +65 9137 4990
  • Korea: +65 9372 5853
  • Myanmar: +65 8727 4147
  • Laos / Cambodia: +65 8779 6040
  • Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
  • Russia / Others: +65 9739 4924