The Department of Cybersecurity Science aims to create and disseminate knowledge through research and education in the theory and application of computing-based security principles geared towards global needs and production of self-reliant high level Cybersecurity professionals, products and services.
The Department of Cybersecurity Science will be a ladder in information security discipline and at the forefront of educational innovation and disseminating new knowledge and whose graduates are globally recognised as innovative and well-prepared computing professionals.
The areas of research in the Department of Cybersecurity Science focus on the existing and evolving research areas such as Cryptography, Intrusion Detection, Information Security Risk Analysis and Management, Biometrics Security, Digital Forensics, Malicious Codes, Disaster Recovery Planning, Cybersecurity Analysis, Information System Security, Network Security and System Security and Auditing, Data Security & Application Security, IoT Security & Privacy, Computer & Software Security, Cloud Computing Security, Human Behaviour-based Security and Security Policy & Management.
The Bachelor of Technology in Cybersecurity programme is designed to prepare students to obtain employment in the Cybersecurity field or as a course of study leading to graduate studies in Cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity programme graduates will be able to:
The entry requirements for the degree programming shall be
1. Unified Tertiary Examination (UTME) Requirements
2. Direct Entry Requirements
Candidates shall possess in addition to the minimum requirement in 1(b)
The duration of the programme is ten academic semesters for UTME candidates and eight academic semesters for direct entry candidates. if a candidate fails to graduate within the stipulated academic sessions, he or she will not be allowed to exceed a total of fifteen academic semesters in the case of UTME candidate and twelve academic semesters for direct entry.