Bachelor On Campus

Information Security (Honours)

National University of Singapore

48 months
11046 EUR/year
5161 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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An Information Security (Honours) degree from National University of Singapore provides the skills needed to keep systems safe from security breaches, as well as a strong foundation in all relevant areas of computer science. 


The Bachelor of Computing in Information Security (Honours) from National University of Singapore aims to:

  • To provide a broad-based, inter-disciplinary information security undergraduate programme within NUS.
  • To contribute to the national focus on growing the pool of cyber security professionals in Singapore.
  • To produce graduates who are able to understand information security issues and practices from both technical and organisational points of view.

Graduates of this programme are expected to have possible career choices as software engineers, systems administrators, malware researchers, security analyst, cybersecurity incident responder, and security consultant.  

They are expected to find employment in industries that deal with sensitive information (e.g., banks, insurance, defence), government organisations, and firms that provide security consultation/systems/services.

This programme enables students to attain, by the time of graduation:

  • Strong knowledge of computer science foundations and fundamentals, including (a) familiarity with common computer science themes and principles, (b) high-level understanding of systems as a whole, (c) understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of computer science and their influences in practice.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, components, or program to meet the security needs.
  • An understanding of the processes and challenges that support the delivery and management of information security in an organisation.
  • An ability to function effectively in teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organisations, and society.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • An ability to use the current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for information security practice.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Programming Methodology
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Organisation
  • Database Systems
  • Software Engineering & Object-Oriented Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are an international applicant seeking admission to NUS, you should have completed or are completing high school, that is, at least twelve years of general education by July of the year of application.
  • Application closing dates apply according to your high school qualification. Unless otherwise specified, your complete application with all supporting documents must reach the Office of Admissions by the application closing date.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11046 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11046 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5161 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5161 EUR per year during 48 months.

Singapore Citizens: S$8,200/Per annum

Singapore Permanent Residents: S$11,500

International Students (Inclusive of GST): S$17,550

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /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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