Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity From Al Ain University - Al Ain Campus

Program Overview

About the Program
The B.Sc. Program in Cybersecurity aims to produce competent cybersecurity professionals who can deploy efficient technologies and implement security solutions according to market and society needs, particularly in the UAE and Gulf region. The program enables graduates to address security issues from a stakeholder requirements and protection needs perspective and to use established engineering processes to ensure that such requirements and needs are addressed with appropriate fidelity and rigor. This program is designed to serve UAE’s national Cybersecurity and privacy and to meet the growing demands for Emirati Information Technology professionals and skilled manpower from various commercial, private/public, and governmental sectors in the Abu Dhabi Emirate and the other Emirates as well.

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  Location

Al AinUnited Arab Emirates

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  Course Duration

48 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AED 129,150

 Score

IELTS: 5

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General Education Program (33) CR.H.
Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.

 

  • 0102120    Computer Skills
  • 0201111    Science and Life
  • 0401120    English I 
  • 0401121    English 2
  • 0405100    Arabic Language
  • 0406110    Islamic Culture
  • 0409103    UAE Studies
  • 0508203    Scientific Research Methodology
  • 0501170    Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

Society and Civilization Elective (3) CR.H.
 

  • 0406100    Arabs & Muslims' Contributions to Arts & Science
  • 0408100    Introduction to Psychology
  • 0408101A    Physical Education & Health
  • 0409100    Ethical Awareness
  • 0409102    Environmental Awareness

 

Managerial Skills Elective (3) CR.H.
 

  • 0303100    Law and Society
  • 0408103    Thinking Skills
  • 0408104    Self-Assessment
  • 0501100    Introduction to Time Management
  • 0501150    Leadership and Teamwork

 

Compulsory College Requirements (21) CR.H.
 

  • 0107101    Calculus I
  • 0107102    Linear Algebra
  • 0107103    Probability Theory and Statistics
  • 0107201    Introduction to Numerical Methods
  • 0108103    Physics I
  • 0102220    Introduction to Programming
  • 0107200    Discrete Structures


Specialization Courses (48) CR.H.

(1) Compulsory Courses (42) CR.H
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  • 0102221    Object - Oriented Programming
  • 0106320    Data and Computer Communication
  • 0102330    Database Systems
  • 0102420    Web Development
  • 0102331    System Analysis & Design
  • 0102450    Computer Networks
  • 0102270    Data Structures and Algorithms
  • 0102308    Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • 0112200    Computer Security Fundamental
  • 0105410    Cryptography & Computer Network Security
  • 0112303    Servers, Datacenters and Cloud 
  • 0112302    Computer Forensics
  • 0104240    Digital Logic Design
  • 0112300    Risk Assessment & Management
  • (2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
  • 0112405    Cyber Competition
  • 0112406    Big Data from Social Networks
  • 0112306    Secure Systems Architectures and Mechanisms
  • 0112307    Intrusion Analysis and Incident Management
  • 0112305    Information Security Management and Governance
  • 0112407    Cyber Warfare


Compulsory Supporting Courses (15) CR.H.
 

  • 0107104    Calculus II
  • 0112401    Mobile Applications and Security
  • 0102340    Operating Systems
  • 0112201    Ethical Hacking
  • 0112301    Cybersecurity Law and Policy

 

Internship (3) CR.H.
 

  • 0112480    Internship .

 

Capstone Project (3) CR.H.
 

  • 0112490    Capstone Project I
  • 0112491    Capstone Project II

Objectives
 

As defined by ABET, the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the proposed “B.Sc. in The cybersecurity” Program describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation:
 

  • Demonstrate incremental professional competencies in Cybersecurity and related fields.
  • Plan and perform various tasks and projects that comprise a long time spans, alone and as a participant in a the team in compliance with applicable legal and ethical requirements and regulations.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the impact of Cybersecurity technology in a global and societal context.

 

Learning Outcomes
 

The Students Outcomes (SOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity” Program describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program:
 

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
  2. an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  3. an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  4. an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  5. an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  6. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  7. an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  8. recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  9. an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

 

Job Opportunities
 

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Architect
  • Cybersecurity Project Manager
  • Cybersecurity Researcher
  • Cybersecurity Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Software Developer
  • Cybersecurity Cryptographer
  • Cybersecurity Cryptanalyst
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

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