Skyline University Nigeria

School of Science & Information Technology (SSIT)

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B.Sc. Cyber Security

Recent developments in computing, networking technologies, Internet and cloud technologies have guaranteed reliability and secured exchange of digital information vital to most human activities, including banking, medicine, infrastructure management and elections. As the use of information technology expands, so does the potential consequences of cyberattacks, and the impending need for skilled workforce to prevent and defend these attacks. Unfortunately, the pool of available talents to build and certify applications designed to withstand attacks, diagnose and prevent security intrusions are inadequate to meet these growing needs all over the world. Government agencies, Business Organizations, Industries and the Military are also scrambling to find qualified professionals to safeguard their systems, businesses and infrastructures, hence a huge need for the Cyber Security programme.

  • To build capacity and develop human capital in the field of cyber security
  • Safeguard business transactions as well as corporate assets nationally and globally
  • Equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to protect people, computers, networks, programs, data and other critical infrastructures from attack, damage or unauthorized access.
  1. Provide graduates with broad and balanced foundational knowledge on cyber security
  2. Equip graduates with capacity to critically analyse security threats and risks for organizations in demand
  3. Develop graduates on basic skills that would enable them to detect and prevent cyber frauds
  4. Equip graduates with the capacity to develop detective codes and supportive software agents to address cyber security threats
  5. Equip graduates with digital forensic science techniques for the detection of cybercrimes.
  6. Equip graduates with knowledge of cryptography for privacy of information on computer systems
  7. Prepare graduates for the purpose of self-employment and job placements in government and industries.
  8. Develop graduates for professional practice and commitment to lifelong learning.
  1. B.Sc. Cyber Security - 4 YEARS CURRICULUM PLAN

    S/No.

    Course Code/Course Title

    Units

     

    Level 100 First Semester

     

    1.

    GST111 - Communication in English 

    3

    2.

    GST121 - Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT

    2

    3.

    GST103- Introduction to Computer

    2

    4.

    MTH101 - Mathematics I

    3

    5.

    PHY101 - Physics 1               

    2

    6.

    PHY107 - Physics 1 Practical

    1

    7.

    CSC101/201 Problem Solving  &  Programmeming -1

    3

    8.

    CHM101 - General Chemistry –I

    2

    9.  

    CHM107 - Experimental Chemistry –I

    1

     

    Total

    19

     

    Level 100 Second Semester

    2

    1.       

    GST 112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence

    2

    2.       

    GST123 - Basic Communication in French

    2

    3.       

    GST113 - Nigerian People and Culture

    3

    4.       

    MTH102 - Mathematics II

    2

    5.       

    PHY102 - Physics 2

    1

    6.       

    PHY108 - Physics 2 Practical

    3

    7.       

    CYB102 - Fundamentals of Cyber Security I

    2

    8.       

    BIO101 - General Biology I

    1

    9.       

    BIO103 - General Biology Practical I

    2

     

    Total

    18

     

    Level 200 First Semester

     

    1.       

    GST 225 Contemporary Health Issues

    2

    2.       

    GST 224 Leadership Skills

    2

    3.       

    GST223 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills

    2

    4.       

    CSC202 - Object Oriented  Programmeming (Programmeming -2)

    3

    5.       

    Fundamentals of Cyber Security II

    2

    6.       

    CSC301- Cybersecurity in Business and Industry

    2

    7.       

    CSC304/404 - Database Management Systems

    3

    8.       

    CSC208 & MTH103 - Discrete Structures & Linear algebra

    3

    9.       

    STA102 - Statistics for Physical Science & Engineering

    3

     

    Total credit

    22

     

    Level 200 Second Semester

     

    1.       

    GST211 - Environment and sustainable development

    2

    2.       

    GST 222- Peace and Conflict resolution

    2

    3.       

    GST 226- Entrepreneurship

    2

    4.       

    MTH201 - Computational Science& Numerical Methods

    2

    5.       

    CYB205 - Introduction to Digital Forensics

    2

    6.       

    CSC314&315 - Computer Organization & Architecture

    3

    7.       

    CSC205 - Operating Systems

    3

    8.       

    CSC204 - Data structures

    3

     

    Total credit

    19

     

    Level 300 First Semester

     

    1.       

    CSC411 - Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems

    3

    2.       

    CYB204 - System & Network Administration

    2

    3.       

    CYB206 & 208 - Enterprise Perimeter Security & Information Security Policy

    3

    4.       

    SEN201 - Introduction to Software Engineering

    2

    5.       

    SEN405 - Research Methods

    1

    6.       

    CSC310- Algorithms  & Complexity Analysis

    2

    7.       

    CSC321 - System Analysis and Design

    2

    8.       

    CSC423  - Computer networks

    3

     

    Total credit

    18

     

    Level 300 Second Semester

     

    1.       

    CSC299/399 - SIWES(Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme) / Industrial Attachment

    6

     

    Total Credit

    6

     

    Level 400 First Semester

     

    1.       

    CYB301- Software Defined  Network & Security

    2

    2.       

    CYB303 - Cryptographic Techniques

    2

    3.       

    CYB305 & 309- Biometrics & Systems Security

    3

    4.       

    DSC407 - Data Science for Cyber security

    3

    5.       

    CYB310 - Information Security Engineering

    2

    6.       

    CYB346 -Ethical Hacking

    2

     

    Total Credit

    14

     

    Level 400 Second Semester

     

    1.       

    CYB407 - Software Security and Information Disaster Recovery

    3

    2.       

    CYB405  -  IOT and Cloud Computing security

    2

    3.       

    CYB409 - VoIP and Multimedia Security

    6

    4.       

    CSC499 - Project Work (IT)

    2

    5.       

    CYB403 - Systems Vulnerability Assessments & Testing

    3

     

    Total Credit

    16

     

    Total Credit for the Programme

    132