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Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Forensics

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
Course Overview

Gain the skills required to identify, prevent and/or respond to cyber security threats. You will learn how computer systems are designed, secured and evaluated. By the end of the programme, you will be able to assess vulnerability of an  organization's IT systems and apply appropriate solutions for its protection. You will also be able to implement IT security regulations and standards that will ensure a system's security and integrity.

Who Can Join

If you have an interest in the defense of computer networks from cyber attacks or in ethical hacking to scrutinize digital defenses for organizations, then this is the programme for you. IT professionals who would like to build on their practical skill and knowledge in this field are invited to apply. It is recommended for high school graduates and IT students who would like to specialize in cyber security.

Career Opportunities
You can take up roles such as
  • cyber security consultant,
  • information security analyst,
  • information security administrator,
  • information security architect,
  • forensic investigator,
  • or e-Discovery examiner.
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office. Duration: 3 years (nine trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Year (2)
  • Web Design and Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Telecommunications
  • Network Systems Design and Management
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Network Operating Systems
  • Information System Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • Information System Audit
  • Human Computer Interaction
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