Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

Programme Overview

Texila American University’s bachelor’s program in Cyber Security is contemporary, providing students the exposure to cyber risks, attacks, and vulnerabilities, training students on cyber security measures and their potential impact with insights on mitigating phishing and cyber-attacks on business systems and networks, the future scope and the latest job trends.

Our bachelor of science  in Cyber Security program provides students with a solid foundation and gain knowledge about the risks and pathways of cyber threats and develop an awareness of vulnerabilities to software, networks, and systems in various business environments, and devises strategies for storing and protecting information on networks and systems. It also enables you to frame policies improving surveillance and minimizing cyber-crimes.

The bachelor of science  in Cyber Security program prepares students to meet industry requirements and excel in their job roles as network security engineers, cyber security analysts, application security engineers, information security officers, etc.

The program offers theoretical knowledge, technical exposure, and hands-on learning with advanced labs and can be pursued full-time, part-time, or online modes. It equips you with professional skills enabling you to add value to organizations in areas of cyber security with an understanding of information security and investigative skills to advance in your career.


Years Duration

Credit or better in any of the 5 subjects in Grade 12


Years Duration

Diploma in Information Technology or any relevant specialization

Structure of the programme

Year Course Title Credit Points
Year 1 Introduction to Computer Programming 15
Mathematics – I 15
Introduction to Cyber Security 15
Introduction to Digital Technologies 15
Introduction to Emerging Technologies 15
Introduction to Mobile Application Development 15
Introduction to Web Development 15
Computer Organization and Architecture 15
Total 120

Programme Learning Outcomes

The learners would be able to:

  • The student will understand a holistic & wide variety of foundational topics of the cyber security domain, which will be helpful to lead freshers, as well as IT professionals having 1 to 2 years of experience, into the next level of choice, such as Network Administrator / System Administrator / Security Analyst / Security Engineer / Ethical Hacker/ Cryptographer / Penetration Tester and so on.
  • The student will be a master of Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking and will have the skill to Analyze and evaluate the cyber security needs of an organization.
  • Should have the knowledge to Conduct a risk assessment for cyber security, Measure the performance of cyber security systems and troubleshoot them, and Put cyber security solutions in place.
  • Be able to use software/tools for cyber security, information assurance, and cyber/computer forensics to Create a security architecture for an organization and Create operational and strategic cyber security policies and strategies.

Academic Delivery Plan

Texila American University Zambia is providing quality education with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, best learning methodology and technology enabled academic services.

  • Uniquely Designed Learning Methodology
  • Outcome Based Academic Delivery
  • Continuous Academic Support
  • Enhanced Learning Management Systems
  • Technology Enabled Services

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Career Progression

Many opportunities exist in the expansive field of Cyber Security nationally and globally.

  • IT Professional
  • IT Consultant

Degree Regulations

The student will be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security, on successful completion of all the academic requirements

Degree Classification

TAU offers Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program for the students who have successfully fulfilled all the academic requirements.


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