Information Systems and Cyber Security

The micro credential is designed to equip participants with advanced knowledge of Information systems and cyber security; by exploring strategic and tactical issues associated with implementing a practical cyber security framework. Participants taking this module will be able to describe and apply essential aspects of Management Information Systems and Cyber Security Management concepts in real-life business settings. In addition, they will be able to understand the importance of information system organization to strategy for better value creation.

Entry Requirements

— A relevant Bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Upper Second Class or with a Good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent) from an accredited university.

— A minimum EmSAT score of 1400, TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79 iBT), IELTS academic score of 6.0, or their equivalents on another standardised nationally, or internationally, recognised test that is approved by the Ministry of Education in the UAE.

— Applicants who have a good degree in a discipline which is not related to buildings, construction and/or law may be admitted if they can demonstrate at least two years’ relevant work experience and/or professional development.

English Exam Registration

— Students are encouraged to register for their IELTS or TOEFL at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) by contacting [email protected]

— Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.

— While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.

— Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent to BUiD directly by ETS.

Career prospects

This credential enables participants to apply research methods in project management, contribute to knowledge in the field, and pursue careers that involve research, analysis, education, and consulting.

Career paths

— IT Project Manager

— Project Risk Analyst

— Information Security Manager           

— Cybersecurity Analyst

— IT Security Consultant

— Data Consultants

Fees (total 3 credit hours)

1 credit hour = AED 2833

Date and Mode of delivery

Please contact admissions team, email: [email protected], Tel: +971 4 279 1430

Module tutors:

Dr. Maria Papadaki

 

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The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400

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Email: [email protected]