Bachelor of Science in

Information Security and Forensics

Who can join?

If you have an interest in the defense of computer networks from cyber attacks or in ethical hacking to scrutinize digital defenses for organizations, then this is the programme for you. IT professionals who would like to build on their practical skill and knowledge in this field are invited to apply. It is recommended for high school graduates and IT students who would like to specialize in cyber security.

Career opportunities

You can take up roles such us a cyber security consultant, information security analyst, information security administrator, information security architect, forensic investigator, or e-Discovery examiner. You will also have the skills for roles outside cyber security such as software developer, computer systems engineer, programmer, software developer, or web designer​.

Entry qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Duration: 3 years (nine trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map

Fee Structure


  • This fee structure is subject to review by the University

  • All fees are payable in installments

  • Please contact the Enrollment office for additional information on programme requirements and fees structure

Gain the skills required to identify, prevent and/or respond to cyber security threats. You will learn how computer systems are designed, secured and evaluated. By the end of the programme, you will be able to assess vulnerability of an  organization's IT systems and apply appropriate solutions for its protection. You will also be able to implement IT security regulations and standards that will ensure a system's security and integrity.

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  • Web Design and Development

  • System Analysis and Design

  • Telecommunications

  • Network Systems Design and Management

  • Network Systems Administration

  • Network Operating Systems

  • Information System Security

  • Wireless Networks

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design

  • Simulation and Modeling

  • Information System Audit

  • Human Computer Interaction

  • Cloud Computing

  • Database Design and Development

  • Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Data Mining and Warehousing

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Machine Learning

  • Software Engineering

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Java Programming

  • Mobile Programming

  • Python Programming

  • Anonymity on the Internet

  • Criminal Law

  • Criminology and Cyber Criminology

  • Sociology

  • Computer Forensics

  • Security and Forensics Project

  • Forensic Psychology

  • Cyber Security

  • Advanced Digital Forensics

  • Human Aspects to Information Systems Security and Forensics

  • Cryptography

  • Infrastructure for Security and Intelligence

  • Ethical Hacking

  • Penetration and Vulnerability Testing

  • Wireless and Mobile Forensics