BSc Cyber Security

The program builds capacity and develop human capital in the field of cyber security and to safeguard business transactions as well as corporate assets nationally and globally

September entry

Start date

4 years



Fees per session

Study Modules

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

First SemesterSecond Semester
Introduction to Computer ScienceProblem Solving Algorithms
General Chemistry IUse of English II
Practical Chemistry IGeneral Mathematics II
Use of English IFundamental of Cyber Security I
People & Culture of NigeriaGeneral Physics II
General Mathematics IGeneral Physics III
General Physics IPractical Physics II
Practical Physics IIT & Library Skills
[NAE] Language Studies I[NAE] Language Studies II

First SemesterSecond Semester
Fundamental of Cyber Security IIComputer Programming II
Cybersecurity in Business and IndustryFundamentals of Data Structures
Introduction to Digital ForensicDiscrete Structure
Computer Programming ISystem and Network Administration
Operating System IComputer Communication Network
Linear Algebra IEnterprise and Perimeter Security
Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionInformation Security Policy
Environment and Sustainable Development
Entrepreneurial Studies I

First SemesterSecond Semester
Software Defined NetworkIntroduction to Micro Economics II
Cryptographic TechniquesApplied Networks and Security
Biometric SecurityDatabase Management I
Information Security EngineeringData Communication and Networking
System SecurityIndustrial Training
System Analysis and Design
Algorithm and Complexity Analysis
Entrepreneurial Studies II

First SemesterSecond Semester
Data Management and Control SystemFault Tolerant Computing
System Vulnerability Assessment and TestingCryptography: Algorithm and Application
Cloud Computing SecurityCyber Law
Information Disaster RecoveryInformation Security Risk Analysis and Management
VOIP and Multimedia SecurityEthical Hacking and Reverse Engineering
Artificial IntelligenceSpecial Topics on Information Security
ProjectModelling and Simulation

One of the goals of this course is to equip students with the required skills needed for programming using the ANSI (American National Standards Institute). To provide a solid understanding of C Programming Language.

BSc Cyber Security - FAQs

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • UTME SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Physics and any other Science subject
  • O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Physics and any two Science subjects

The method of teaching includes Lectures, Seminar, Discussion Platform, and Lab Session. Student will be able to post questions via Google-Class Room Platform. Homework’s, Assignments will be assigned through the Google-class.

Graduates will be able to apply their technical knowledge and skills to develop and implement computer solutions that will accomplish important goals in the industry, nation or research areas in which they are working.

They will also be able to adapt to new technologies, communicate, and work as part of a team in order to be effective members of their workplace and society.

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