Bachelor of Science in Computer Security & Forensics

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  1. Be a holder of KCSE Mean Grade of C+(plus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education (K.C.S.E) or equivalent qualifications with at least a C+(plus) in Mathematics and C (plain) in any two of the following alternatives; Alternative A (Chemistry, Physics, Biology) or;Alternative B (Physical Science, Biological Science)
  2. Be a holder of KACE with at least 2 Principles passes in Mathematics and Physics and 1 subsidiary pass; or
  3. Be a holder of KNEC equivalent Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field with at least a Credit; or
  4. Have any other relevant qualifications from an institution recognized by the Meru University of Science and Technology Senate.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Programme description” tab_id=”1655368331921-704fcca5-857e”][vc_column_text]The program takes a minimum of four (4) academic years where an academic year consists of two (2) semesters.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Programme Learning Objectives” tab_id=”1655368483355-19cf4a5e-e89b”][vc_column_text]

  1. Employ fundamental computer theory, in the context of Computer Security and Forensics practices
  2. Interpret and appropriately apply the laws and procedures associated with identifying, acquiring, examining and presenting digital evidence
  3. Apply available security and forensic tools in a way that optimizes the efficiency and quality of security audit and forensic investigation
  4. Evaluate the computer network and information security needs of an organization
  5. Develop solutions for security and forensic problems while balancing business concerns, technical issues and security
  6. Apply knowledge and skills in the area of computer security and forensics, its application and supporting technologies

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