Cyber security is not merely about the Internet. Our dependence on multiple, complex, interacting digital systems grows day by day. Vehicles, architectural infrastructure, industrial controls, finance flows and medical devices all operate across the cyber domain.

In this programme, you get the opportunity to learn:

  • Strategic development and implementation of Cyber Security within an organization
  • Understand the Cyber threat to an organization and its resources
  • Build and support secure systems that support the strategic growth of a business
  • All aspects of Cyber Security including network security, computer security and information security
  • The most important technical concepts of security – such as encryption, intrusion detection, penetration testing, access control, digital forensics and investigation, risk management, security governance and network security.
Programme Structure

Core Module (choose two)

  • Security Architectures and Network Defence
  • Cryptosystems & Data Protection
  • Digital Forensics
  • Industrial Espionage and Counterfeiting
  • Information Risk Management and Governance

Optional Module (choose one)

  • Financial Analysis & Control Systems
  • Organisations, People and Performance
  • Innovation
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Leading change
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
Admission Requirements

The programmes will be targeted at suitably qualified applicants working or intending to work in the IT security industry. Qualifications in engineering, IT or scientific discipline may be considered. Candidates with business degrees should have suitable IT coverage within their degree. Any candidate from any background with suitable IT grounding may also be considered.


  • Bachelor’s degree (2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent); or
  • 3rd Class Honours, Pass or Ordinary degree with 2 years of relevant post-qualification industrial experience
  • Matured candidates (at least 30 years old) with SIM’s or local Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma and 8 years of relevant work experience

Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed on individual merits.

English Proficiency Requirement

For Local Applicants:

  • Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore with at least three years of study in an English medium institution are exempted from English Proficiency Requirement.

For Non-local Applicants:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or
  • Pearson Test in English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the four component scores)
  • TOEFL 92 (IBT) with broadly consistent scores in each of the four elements in the test

Other Requirements:

These are required to be submitted with the application:

  • 2 satisfactory academic/industrial referees, and
  • A letter of academic interest and objective in undertaking postgraduate study

An interview by the Programme Director and/or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process. Applicants not meeting the formal academic requirements will be considered on a case‐by‐case basis. Applicants with a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission.

Dates & Fees

For more information on Application Dates, click here.

For more information on Fee, Scholarships and Finance matters, click here.

Contact Details

SIM Global Education
461 Clementi Road
Singapore 599491

Tel: +65 6248 9746