24 months
2877 EUR/year
1682 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Information Assurance programme from University Teknologi Malaysia will be the integration of digital forensic science, security engineering, IT risk management of management systems and standard compliance towards a safe and secured information society against emerging threats.


Program Objectives

  • Practice in-depth and specialist knowledge of Penetration Testing and Network Security to effectively assured information security in organizational.
  • Demonstrate business acumen and higher-order thinking skills necessary to solve complex organizational information and decision problems through research, innovation and creativity which drive them to sustain intellectual curiosity and know how, and be lifelong learners
  • Show adaptability in different roles, responsibilities, surroundings and communities, enabling them to contribute and lead in their organizations and society
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to a wide variety of audiences and practice professional, ethical, and societal responsibilities

Program Outcomes

By taking the Information Assurance programme from University Teknologi Malaysia, you will learn to:

  • Integrate and generate in-depth information assurance knowledge in professional practices for the benefit of information assurance discipline
  • Organise, construct and verify a set of activities to solve information assurance problem
  • Evaluate situations and react and display through discussion and communication among peers and others.
  • Integrate information assurance professional ethics in the profession, organisation and society.
  • Organise and adapt contemporary knowledge independently and manage information effectively and securely.
  • Demonstrate managerial and enterprising skills

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Data Quality Assurance
  • E-Crime Investigation and Incidence Response Management
  • Information Engineering
  • Enterprise Information Assurance
  • Access Control and Perimeter Protection
  • Cyber Law and Ethical Issues
  • Information Assurance Architecture and Technologies
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Penetration Testing and Protection Mechanism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • A qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in the relevant field recognised by the Senate.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2877 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5755 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1682 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3364 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National: 15,320 MYR
  • International: 26,204 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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