Swinburne offers cybersecurity courses

Swinburne University campus in Kuching.

KUCHING: With the sudden adoption of digitalisation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a need to be secure whenever connected online through cybersecurity.

Swinburne Sarawak is providing the most comprehensive cybersecurity courses through its bachelor’s degree programme, master’s degree programme and diploma programme.

Swinburne’s School of Information and Communication Technologies head Professor Patrick Then said Swinburne Sarawak is committed to providing quality education in cybersecurity through its state-of-the-art cybersecurity laboratory.

“This is to ensure its students are exposed to the real-world application which prepares them to be industry-ready.

“The university not only equips students with academic qualification but also professional qualification in cybersecurity,” he said.

Swinburne lecturer Dr Kelvin Yong Sheng Chek said the cybersecurity programmes are in line with the skills and knowledge required by the industries through close engagement with leading cybersecurity solution providers.

“This is such as Tecforte and lead agency such as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC),” he said adding that the programmes prepare students towards professional certifications such as those by Cisco and also Tecforte.

The varsity is currently offering the Start With Zero Fees Programme to new students applicable for October 2020 intake which entitles students to a
two-week free trial classes at Swinburne’s Sarawak. 

Classes for Foundation and Degree programmes commence on October 5 and October 12 respectively. 

For new commencing students, the course delivery mode will be blended learning, a combination of both online and face-to-face learning. However, students also have the option to study fully online if they wish to do so.

For details on courses, scholarships, application and other related matters, email to study@swinburne.edu.my.