Bachelor of Science (Hons) Cybersecurity and NetworksAwarded by: Teesside University, UK

Programme Objectives

The overall aims of the programme are to:

  1. Produce graduates who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the rapidly changing discipline of cybersecurity and networks, and appreciate its growing impact on modern living.
  2. Produce graduates who will uphold the legal, ethical and professional standards expected of a cybersecurity and networks specialist.
  3. Enable students to acquire a range of practical, professional and transferable skills to equip them to contribute to their chosen profession in cybersecurity or computer networks, or to pursue further studies.
  4. Enable students to engage with current research issues to consolidate their knowledge base and understanding of currently available technologies and emerging trends in cybersecurity and computer networks.
  5. Develop students’ cognitive and critical reflection skills to equip them for enterprise, employment and further academic research.
  6. Provide an industry and commercially relevant web production education for students from a variety of subject backgrounds and/or employment experience utilising appropriate modes of study.

Accreditation

Teesside University is accredited by the following British Professional Bodies:
British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT
Institution of Engineering and Technology

Growing Demand For Infocomm Professionals

Technical IT specialists in the following areas - IT Development, Network & Infrastructure, Data Analytics, CyberSecurity &Infocomm Research and Development - were most in demand and expected to grow by about 33,400 in the next three years.

Source: https://www.imda.gov.sg/-/media/imda/files/industry-development/fact-and-figures/infocomm-survey-reports/infocomm-media-manpower-survey-2016_public-report.pdf?la=en

 

On channelnewsasia.com article last 22nd March 2017, Dr. Yacoob Ibrahim mentioned that cyber security sector is one of the emerging growth sectors in Singapore's digital economy and is projected to grow to S$900m by 2020.

Full article here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/cybersecurity-sector-projected-to-grow-to-s-900m-by-2020-yaacob-8580998

Teesside University Awards

  • 85 years of teaching excellence and innovation in education
  • Ranked 15th in the University of the Year category of Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018
  • Ranked joint 34th in UK universities for student experience, Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018
  • Awarded Silver in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), 2017
  • HR Excellence in Research Award for demonstrating a robust and public implementation strategy of improving the career development of researchers
  • Customer First accreditation for its services to business
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

Source: https://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/about/public_information/source.cfm

Why Teesside University

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

Teesside University is a global education pioneer for animation, games and computer graphics and is ranked as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation (3D World).

Teesside has a flourishing and dynamic research culture, producing ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’ research in the last UK Research Evaluation Framework (REF) assessment, which is increasingly making a real and valuable contribution to society in areas such as Social Policy and Allied Health.

The University has invested more than £260m on its award-winning campuses in recent years to further enhance the experience and support provided to students, and it remains committed to investment-led growth.

Progression

Programme Modules

Year 1
Systems Design and Databases
Information Security and Cybercrime
Network Architecture 
Network Scripting
Python Programming 
Secure Data Acquisition 
 

Year 2
CIS Cyber
Information Security Management
Ethical Hacking
Network Infrastructures
Server Administration

Year 3
Computing Project
Information Governance
Specialist Networks
Security Analyst 
Enterprise Server Management

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 months)  TBC  TBC
 Year 2 (16 months)  Feb 2020  May 2021
 May 2020  Aug 2021
 Year 3 (8 months)  Feb 2020  Oct 2020
 Sep 2020  Apr 2021
Part-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 3 (12 months)  Feb 2020  Jan 2021
 May 2020  Apr 2021
 Sep 2020  Aug 2021

Fees & Structure

Full-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

Year 1 (24 months)

 S$29,960.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 2 (16 months)

 S$20,330.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 3 (8 months)

 S$10,700.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Part-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

Year 1 (36 months)

 S$28,890.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 2 (24 months)

 S$19,795.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 3 (12 months)

 S$10,486.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Application fees: S$160.50

Note:

  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to pathway programme) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • MDIS International Foundation Diploma in Information Technology

For Year 2 entry

  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Information Technology OR
  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

For Year 3 entry

  • Relevant local/overseas polytechnic diplomas in Information Technology related disciplines with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs  qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) in areas related to Information Technology with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
  • Equivalent

 

*For more information, please contact our Programme Consultant:
  Mr. Chiang Yeong Lim   l    Mobile/WhatsApp: 8181 8618   l    DID: 6796 7676   l   chiangyeong_lim@mdis.edu.sg

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg


 

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 Months)  TBC  TBC
 Year 2 (16 Months)  Feb 2020  May 2021
 May 2020   Aug 2021
 Year 3 (8 Months)  Sep 2020  Apr 2021

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees
 Year 1 (24 Months)  S$31,565.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 2 (16 Months)  S$21,400.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 3 (8 Months)  S$11,235.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00

Application fees: S$481.50

Note:

  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be age 17 and above and must obtain one of the following requirements:

Year 1 Entry

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to pathway programme) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • MDIS International Foundation Diploma in Information Technology

Year 2 Entry

  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Information Technology OR
  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry

  • Relevant local/overseas polytechnic diplomas in Information Technology related disciplines with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) in areas related to Information Technology with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
  • Equivalent

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

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Quick Information

Course Duration:
Full-time
Year 1: 24 months
Year 2: 16 months
Year 3: 8 months

Part-time
Year 1: 36 months
Year 2: 24 months
Year 3: 12 months

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Year 2
Feb 2020
May 2020

Year 3
Feb 2020
Sep 2020

Part-time Programme
Year 3
Feb 2020
May 2020
Sep 2020

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660