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Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

In today’s connected world, implementing effective cyber security measures is crucial as cyber-attacks are occurring at an alarming rate with the pervasiveness of the Internet and attackers becoming more innovative. 

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Cyber Security sector. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to manage server and network security infrastructure, perform security assessment and testing, threat detection, incident response, as well as digital forensics operation in accordance with the compliance policy and procedure so as to build resilient defence against cyber-attacks for business.

For general queries on the course, please e-mail or call 6590 2574.

Entry Requirements

  1. This course is open to fresh graduates from the following Nitec and Higher Nitec courses:
    • Nitec in:
      • Infocomm Technology 
    • Higher Nitec in:
      • Business Information Systems
      • Cyber & Network Security
      • IT Systems & Networks

  2. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for Nitec graduate, while no GPA is required for Higher Nitec graduate.
  3. Male graduates must have completed or be exempted from full-time National Service.
Applicants with any Nitec / Higher Nitec qualifications, relevant work experience and support from their employers that are participants of the WSDip programme can also apply. Non-ITE graduates with relevant experience and strong employer endorsement will also be considered. Non-ITE graduates without GCE ‘O’ Level qualification should preferably have Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5.

Progression Opportunities

Graduates may be considered for admission to related full-time degree programmes in local universities, subject to meeting the admission requirements of the respective programmes.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this diploma programme, you can take up jobs as Associate Cyber Security Engineers.