Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM - S54)

What You'll Study

DISM-Multiple Pathways

Year 1

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

CC1001

Thinking Critically about the UN SDGs (TCU)

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30

CC1007

Collaboration in the Digital Age (CDA)

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15

CC2002

Data Fluency (DF)

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15

CC2003

AI and Its Impact (AII)

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15

CC3004

Persuasive Communication with Data Storytelling (PCDS)

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30

CC3005

Problem Solving with Creative & Computational Thinking (PSCCT)

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15

MS0105

Mathematics

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60

SP108C

Education and Career Guidance

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30

ST0501

Front-End Web Development

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75

ST0523

Fundamentals of Programming

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75

ST2413

Fundamentals of Computing

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60

ST2412

Linux Administration and Security

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60

ST2421

Infocomm Security and Network Fundamentals

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60

ST2422

Ethical Hacking Essentials

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60

ST2514

Digital Forensics and Investigation

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60

Elective 1

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45/60

Year 2

In year 2 semester 2, students can opt into an Industry Now Curriculum (INC). In lieu of attending module classes, students work in cybersecurity job roles such as associate security analyst or security operations analyst at the cybersecurity student agency Project INC on curated real client industry projects or security operations centre to gain credits and gain exposure to the latest technologies. Students get to network with industry partners and master industry current and relevant skills through the Industry Project Learning Approach — Project INC.

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Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

CC1006

Digital Communication for Impact (DCI)

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15

CC1008

Effective Writing for the Workplace (EWW)

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15

CC1009

Personal Branding and Career Agility (PBCA)

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30

CC1S10

Sustainable Innovation Project (SIP)

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45

ST0503

Back-End Web Development

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90

ST2420

Data Protection for Cyber Security

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45

ST2504

Applied Cryptography

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60

ST2612

Securing Microsoft Windows

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75

ST2617

Malware Reverse Engineering

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60

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Specialist Elective 1

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-

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Specialist Elective 2

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-

Elective 2

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45/60

Elective 3

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45/60

Students are allowed to choose to take Specialist Electives in the area of their particular interest. They can choose from the following fields:

Specialist Electives: Cyber Offensive and oPerational Technology (COPT)

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

ST2423

Offensive Security

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60

ST2426

Industrial Control Systems Cyber Range Essentials

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60

Specialist Electives: Cyber Defence Security (CDS)

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

ST2424

Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration

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60

ST2515

Secure Coding

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60

Specialist Electives: Security Incident Management (SIM)

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

ST2425

Advanced Digital Forensics

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60

ST2610

Security Policy and Incident Management

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60

Year 3

In Year 3, students can choose to continue their training in one of the following pathways:

Year-Long Internship Pathway

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

IH302Y/Z

Internship Programme

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44 weeks

ST3004

Infocomm Professional Seminar

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45

University Pathway

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

ST2427

InfoSec Project Development and Management

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240

ST3004

Infocomm Professional Seminar

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45

Computing Elective 1

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60

Computing Elective 2

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60

Computing Elective 3

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60

Note: For University Pathway, students to complete three Computing Electives administered by the university.

Industry Project Pathway

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

IC3006

Internship Programme

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22 weeks

ST2427

InfoSec Project Development and Management

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240

ST3004

Infocomm Professional Seminar

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45

Computing Elective 1

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60

Computing Elective 2

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60

Computing Elective 3

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60

Note: For Industry Project Pathway, students can choose to complete either 22-week internship or three Computing Electives from a curated list or from industry certification courses.

Common Core Curriculum

The Common Core Curriculum is designed to prepare students for a disruptive world that is ever-changing. Comprising critical human and emerging digital skills, the common core modules offer students an integral and inter-disciplinary learning experience to address the wicked problems of the world (framed by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals). Through the Common Core modules, students will think critically about real-world problems, empathise with local and global communities and be challenged to effect change.

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Electives

The SP elective framework offers students options to pursue their passion and / or meet different career needs, and is an integral part of the holistic education we seek to provide to our students. The learning experiences of this elective framework help students in their development as self-directed, versatile, life-long learners, which are essential in today’s volatile and changing societal as well as occupational landscape.

Please note: Course structure subjected to change.