Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Computing (Cyber Security)

Cybersecurity is going through the necessary processes of protecting and defending your computer, server, network and data from external digital attacks.

The corporate world and governments run on technology and are prone to a high-risk of cyber-attacks. Our Cybersecurity course will teach you exactly how to how to protect your devices operating systems, networks, and data.

This course will help prepare you for a career in the exciting field of Cyber Security. In recent years, cyber-attacks have caused untold damage to businesses and governments and all projections indicate that this will only increase in the foreseeable future due to the advancement of technology.

Our Cybersecurity 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 graduation time.

Application requirements for Cyber Security in Dubai

To enter our bachelors in Cybersecurity programme, you will require GCE A-Levels: 5 points (best of 3 subjects) | IB: 24 points | India: CBSE/ICSE – 60% HSC – 65%. 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.

Course Structure

– Introduction to Software Engineering
– Science Communications
– Statistical Data Analysis
– Object Oriented Program Design
– Linear Algebra 1
– Unix and C Programming
– Data Structures and Algorithms
– Database Systems
– Foundations of Computer Science
– Operating Systems
– Computer Communications
– Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
– Fundamental Concepts of Data Security
– Penetration Testing and Defence
– Computing Topics
– Human Computer Interface
– Capstone Computing Project 1
– Cyber Security Concepts
– Design and Analysis of Algorithms
– Cyber Crime and Security Enhanced Programming
– Cyber Security Intrusion Detection System and Incident Handling
– Capstone Computing Project 2
– 3 Elective Unit

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning will be considered on an individual basis

Cyber Security Career Opportunities

This course can help you become a(n):

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


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)

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

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