DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY AND DIGITAL FORENSICS
The Diploma in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics programme prepares competent professionals who can fight against cyber-crime and hackers.
What and how will you learn?
n this programme students will acquire industry-specific cyber security and digital forensics competencies such as networking security, mobile device security and forensics, cyber threat intelligence, penetration testing and vulnerability scanning, computer security and forensics, and ethical hacking. Receive hands-on training in state-of-the-art facilities. Learn about malware and how to conduct vulnerability assessments, use ethical hacking tools and implement intrusion prevention solutions. Learning modalities in this programme will include lectures, practical, seminars/tutorials, assignments, and independent studies.
Direct entry qualifications
Two principal passes in the following subjects:
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, Economics, History, Commerce or Accountancy. In addition, a subsidiary pass in Advanced Mathematics /Basic Applied Mathematics or a minimum of “C” grade in Mathematics at O-Level is required.
Equivalent entry qualifications
An Ordinary Certificate with good grades (Average of B) or a qualification of an equivalent standard awarded by legal bodies such as NACTE. This includes a Technician Certificate in Police Communication, Certificate in Criminal investigation, Certificate in Police Science, and Certificate in ICT.
Graduates from the Diploma in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics will have good employment opportunities with local and multinational businesses, governments, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare, financial and banking institutions, and consulting firms as: Security Penetration Testers, Security Operations Analysts, Incident/Forensic/Threat Investigators, Cyber Security Analyst, Security Operation Tester, Security Engineer/Executive.