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B.Sc. On Campus

Cybersecurity Engineering

Abu Dhabi University

48 months
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12900 EUR/year
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About

The Cybersecurity Engineering program from Abu Dhabi University helps you demonstrate success in the cybersecurity engineering field with a good set of technical, problem solving, and leadership accomplishments.

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Overview

Cybersecurity Engineering is an emerging field concerned primarily with the protection of computer systems from the theft of or damage to their hardware, software, or electronic data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. It is of fundamental importance to the safety of the UAE, with cybersecurity engineers playing a pivotal role in protecting our privacy, business interests, and infrastructure from cyber-attacks.

As a cybersecurity engineer, you will be able to contribute to the development of a cyber-smart nation with secure and resilient online communication as laid out by the National Electronic Security Authority (NESA) and the Dubai Cybersecurity Strategy.

In addition to knowledge and training on cybersecurity, the Cybersecurity Engineering program from Abu Dhabi University will provide you with a thorough grounding in engineering systems, including design, implementation, and testing. You will study courses on cryptography, network security, digital forensics, computer ethics, Internet of Things and mobile devices security, information security, and ethical hacking.

Career opportunities

In the digital age, almost every industry requires Cybersecurity Engineers. Cybersecurity experts are in high demand in the MENA region to fulfill a variety of roles, including the following:

  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • Cyber Security Architect
  • Security Architect for a Financial Institute
  • Computer Forensic Expert
  • Penetration Tester
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Cryptographer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist
  • Forensic and Incident Response Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web Design 
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Security
  • Distributed Information Systems 
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Internet of Things: Foundation and Design
  • Internet of Things: Applications and Networking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

133 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE: Achieving the minimum average of 50% on completing grade 12
    • British System (IGCSE & GCE): Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects. Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Canadian & American High School Diplomas: Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average B grade or 3.0/ 4.0
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51600 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    12900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51600 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • 227,220 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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