School of Computing
This programme is designed to prepare individuals for careers in the field of cybersecurity, which focuses on protecting computer systems, networks, and data from unauthorised access, attacks, and threats.
Tuition Per Level
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Start your bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity
Our Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity programme is crafted to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the field. With a strong emphasis on theoretical foundations and practical applications, this programme prepares you to tackle the complex challenges of cybersecurity in today’s digital landscape. In this course, you will learn cybersecurity fundamentals, network security, cryptography, and data protection.
As a graduate, you will be well-prepared to pursue diverse professional pathways in cyber security, safeguarding digital systems and data from emerging threats, and ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of information.
Our faculty members are knowledgeable, accomplished, and experienced in their fields. They bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world insights into the classroom. Their diverse backgrounds, ranging from industry leaders to seasoned academics, enrich the learning experience by providing practical perspectives and cutting-edge research. By learning from these esteemed faculty members, you will be inspired to think critically, develop innovative solutions, and excel in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity.
Why you should apply;
Applications for January 2024 admission is ongoing.
Apply before 22nd December 2023, to secure your place.
Mode of study
Our curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a variety of careers in the tech industry. The programme covers a wide range of topics, including programming, data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and artificial intelligence.
The faculty is available to students through forums, email, and phone calls. Students also have access to a variety of resources, including a state-of-the-art e-library, virtual computer labs, a career center, and a variety of student organisations.
|Communication in English Language I||2|
|Elementary Mathematics I – Algebra and Trigonometry||2|
|General Physics I – Mechanics||2|
|General Practical Physics I||1|
|Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT||2|
|Introductory Statistics I||3|
|Introduction to Computing||3|
|Nigerian Peoples and Culture||2|
|Elementary Mathematics II – Calculus||2|
|Elementary Mathematics III – Vectors and Geometry||2|
|General Physics II – Electricity & Magnetism||2|
|General Physics III – Behaviour of Matter||2|
|General Practical Physics II||1|
|Entrepreneurship and Innovation||2|
|Mathematical Methods I||2|
|Computer Programming I||3|
|Introduction to Cybersecurity and Strategy||2|
|Introduction to Software Engineering||2|
|Linear Algebra I||2|
|Philosophy, Logic and Human Existence||2|
|Cybercrime, Law and Countermeasures||2|
|Computer Programming II||3|
|Computer Architecture and Organisation||2|
|Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|Linear Algebra II||2|
|Introduction to Computer Networks||2|
|Cryptography Techniques, Algorithms and Applications||2|
|Cybersecurity Risks Analysis, Challenges and Mitigation||2|
|Digital Forensics and Investigation Methods||2|
|System and Network Administration||2|
|Cyber Security in Business and Industries||2|
|Peace and Conflict Resolution||2|
|Information and Big Data Security||2|
|Cybersecurity Innovation and New Technologies||2|
|Software Defined Networking and Content Delivery Networks||3|
|Network Perimeter Security||2|
|Research Methodology and Technical Report Writing||3|
|Systems Vulnerability Assessment and Testing||2|
|Final Year Project I||3|
|Cyber Threat Intelligence and Cyber Conflict||2|
|Ethical Hacking and Reverse Engineering||2|
|Information Security and Data Management||2|
|Ethics and Legal Issues in Cyber Security||2|
|Deep and Dark Web Security||2|
|Final Year Project II||3|
|Steganography: Access Methods and Data Hiding||2|
|Cloud Computing Security||2|
|Zero Trust Networking||2|
Entry requirements for BSc. in Cybersecurity
Here’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at Miva Open University
Please note that submission of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results is not mandatory at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria, including JAMB Regularisation.
Potential roles for BSc. Cybersecurity degree holders
Learn on your terms with pre-recorded engaging and interactive videos on your educational journey for flexible, convenient, and self-paced study.
Miva Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes. You may choose to pay the year’s fee up front or in two instalments.
Up to 15% discount
Pay the year’s fee upfront. No hidden charges. No additional costs.
Pay in Instalments
Pay in two instalments. An initial deposit of ₦150,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000. No hidden charges. No additional costs.