Bachelor Information Technology (Hons) in Computer System Security (BCSS)

With embedded curriculum of professional bodies such EC-Council and COMPTIA to equip students with knowledge of computer security and offers professional certification such as CEH, CHFI, CompTIA, Security +

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4 years


Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map




Designed to prepare students for careers in the field of Information Technology and Computer Security. To produce professionals with leadership skills who are knowledgeable and competent in IT and Computer Security.



  • Computer Security Analyst
  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Security Officer
  • Security Architect
  • Security Auditor
  • Incident Response / Handler
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst



This programme is designed to produce:

  • Students who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative in computer security industry;
  • Students with effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in computer security industry;
  • Students who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement in IT industry;
  • Students who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility; and
  • Students who are capable of embarking on security and technopreneurial activities.


NO Programme Educational Outcomes (PEO)
PEO1 UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the requirement of computer security industries.
PEO2 UniKL graduates who are effective leaders with teamwork skills as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal skills to support their roles in computer security industries.
PEO3 UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement in computer security industries.
PEO4 UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible.
PEO5 UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.
NO Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)
PLO1 Apply knowledge of IT fundamentals and/or computer system security specialization to defined and applied procedures, processes, systems and methodologies.
PLO2 Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and tools to IT and computer system security activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
PLO3 Demonstrate awareness and consideration for societal, safety and management responsibilities.
PLO4 Demonstrate professional ethics and responsibilities  and norms of IT security practice.
PLO5 Ability to communicate effectively, not only with IT security experts but also with public, individually or group.
PLO6 Conduct investigations of IT and computer system security problems; locate, search and select relevant data from codes, databases and literature, design and conduct experiments to provide valid conclusion.
PLO7 Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
PLO8 Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of management, business practices, and/or technopreneurial competencies.



Semester 1

In this semester, students will be introduced to principle of computer programming, information systems, language, communication and technopreneurial courses. These skills will ensure the students conception of computer systems and communication to equip then for a smooth transition to the subsequent semesters.

  • Principles of Computer Programming
  • Introduction to Computing and Information Systems
  • Tamadun Islam dan Asia
  • Fundamental English
  • Technopreneurship
Semester 2

In ensuring strong fundamental skills, this semester will introduce students to the basic requirements of computer system security.  The knowledge gained through this semester will provide them with a better understanding of the components involved in computer security.

  • Computer Organization
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Information Security
  • Cyber Law
Semester 3

This semester will provide a deeper comprehension of computer application and design. Besides, it also offers the students an advanced knowledge in network which will expand their understanding of computer security. Creativity and innovativeness will be instilled to improve the way of thinking.

  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Database Management Systems
  • Advanced Networking
  • Professional English
  • Innovation Management
Semester 4

Advanced construction of computer security is further imparted through the understanding of computer operability and the world of cryptography will be explored. Students will be exposed to electives that are vital in computer security such as incident handling and response or IT security audit and assessment.


  • Operating System
  • System Administration
  • Cryptography
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Incident Handling
  • Response/ IT Security Audit
  • Assessment


Semester 5

Students are now ready to move to the critical aspects of security for network and software development. This semester will also help the students to develop their research skills through Research Methodology module.

  • Network Security
  • Internet Programming
  • Secure Software Development
  • Research Methodology
Semester 6

In this semester students are exposed to the skills central in computer security such as identifying and penetrating vulnerabilities of issues in an information system. They will be exposed to the skills needed in managing a project and begin to identify their own projects.

  • Operating System Security
  • Software and System Vulnerabilites
  • Project Management
  • Final Year Project 1
Semester 7

In the final semester, the students are provided more advanced skills of computer security of cyber forensic, advanced network security and business continuity planning. Students will also conclude their project through Final Year Project 2.

  • Cyber Forensics
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Final Year Project 2
Semester 8

This semester is an industrial exposure through the Industrial Training / Internship program which is a part of the curriculum to increase employability amongst BCSS students. The industrial training will provide them with invaluable insights of computer security industry. In many occasions, the placements offer opportunities for employment.

  • Industrial Training



Contact Us

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Malaysian Institute of Information Technology
1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +603-2175 4000 ext: 4146, 5407
Fax : +603-2175 4441

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NOTE: Programme contents are subject to change. All information is correct at the time of publishing, the university reserves the right to change any information without prior notice and for more information please contact us.