Curriculum

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The PGC in Information Security programme has a flexible structure, with courses covering both the technical and management aspects of information security.

To be awarded the PGC in Information Security, a student must acquire a minimum of 12 credits, in which 3 credits come from a required course and 9 credits from the elective courses, of which at least 3 credits are from those in Group I. This part-time programme can be completed within one year (two courses per semester). The maximum period of study in the programme is 2.5 years.

A typical schedule of study is as follows:

Part-time Study
Year 1  
Semester A 1 required course
1 elective course
Semester B 2 elective courses

Upon graduation from the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Security programme, students may continue their studies by applying for the Master of Science in Computer Science programme, with credit transfer of a maximum of 9 credit units. Alternatively, students may opt to continue their studies by programme transfer to Master of Science in Computer Science programme, with credit transfer of a maximum of 12 credit units.