Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)

The world runs on technology, and many are prone to a high risk of cyber attacks. Our Cyber Security course will teach you exactly how to protect your devices operating systems, networks, and data.
In recent years, cyber attacks have caused untold damage to businesses and governments. All projections indicate that this will only increase shortly due to the advancement of technology. This course will help prepare you for a career in the exciting field of Cyber Security.
Our Cyber Security program will provide learning on many aspects of the subject including, securing hardware, networks, operating systems, and data. You will learn about data encryption, cyber forensics, and network intrusion detection by working on real-life case studies ensuring that you have the knowledge and experience by the time you graduate.

Application requirements for Cyber Security in Dubai

To enter our bachelors in Cyber Security program, you will require GCE A-Levels: 8 points (best of 3 subjects) | IB: 28 points | India: CBSE/ICSE – 70% HSC – 71%. Additionally, mathematics is essential, and calculus is desirable. The English language requirements are an IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band.

Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible to apply for a Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society.

Course Structure

– Fundamental Concepts of Data Security
– Integrating Indigenous Science and STEM
– Introduction to Software Engineering
– Programming Design and Implementation
– Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
– Database Systems
– Cyber Security Concepts
– Data Structures and Algorithms
– Unix and C Programming
– Data Communications and Network Management
– Mobile Cloud Computing
– Operating Systems
– Unix Systems Programming
– Computing Topics
– Cyber Crime and Security Enhanced Programming
– Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
– Machine Learning
– Capstone Computing Project 1
– Cyber Security- Intrusion Detection System and Incident Handling
– Penetration Testing and Defence
– Capstone Computing Project 2
– 3 Elective Units

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning will be considered on an individual basis


The cost of studying CS with Curtin Dubai is a total of AED 170,100 or USD 46,603 over the 3 years of full-time study. However, this cost can be significantly reduced if you apply for one of our scholarships or bursaries.
Total tuition fees for Bachelor of Computing (Cyber Security)
AED 170,100 or USD 46,603

(Inclusive of VAT)

Course Duration

The Bachelor of Science – Cyber Security is a 3 year program when taken in a standard semester model as a full time student and 6 years when taken part-time on the semester model.

Career Opportunities

Below are some career options after studying this course:

• IT security consultant
• Information security analyst
• Security systems administrator
• Forensic computer analyst

Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January | September
Duration 3 years full-time


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