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:
|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.