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Information Technology Discipline

Higher Diploma in Cybersecurity

Programme code IT114122

Semester 1:
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Database Applications
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • IT Essentials - Web
Semester 2:
  • Discrete Mathematics and Statistics
  • Advanced Scripting Technology
  • Server Administration
  • Internet Programming
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
Semester 3:
  • Topics in Cybersecurity
  • Internetworking Technologies
  • System Administration and Security Project
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 4:
  • Servers and Services Security Management
  • Information Systems Security Audit
  • Enterprise Networking Technologies
  • IT Professionalism
  • Final Year Project
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing
Semester 5:
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Enrichment Module A
  • Web Application Security
  • Final Year Project 
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
Industrial Attachment will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study between Semester 1 - 5.