Special Topic in Cyber Security

Course title   

Special Topic in Cyber Security

Course Codes          

CS7502

Level  

7

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

IT5504 Information Security I

IT5506 Introduction to Networking

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet

Duration

1 trimester

 

 

           

Aim

To enable learners to select a focus area of study in cyber security to reach their desired career and/or graduate studies goals. Topic selection will be based upon learner interest and faculty research and expertise and will generally change annually. Learners may substitute a cyber security related graduate diploma course for this requirement.

 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Evaluate, and analyse characteristics of, a specified current topic relating to cyber security.
  2. Define, apply and implement an appropriate technological solution to a problem or problems related to the topic.

 

Indicative content

  • Topic selection will be based upon learner interest and faculty research and expertise and will generally change annually.
  • Detailed learning outcomes, content and assessment for the selected topic(s) will be developed prior to the commencement of the course and approved by the Head of School.
  • In the event of course substitution, indicative content will be that of the substituted graduate diploma course.

 

 

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