Universities offering cyber security course in Kenya and admission requirements

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There are many universities offering Cyber Security course in Kenya. This is one of the most marketable courses in the country. Below are those universities and admission requirements for the programme:

—-Kibabii University

Diploma in Cyber Security

Minimum Entry Requirements

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (C minus)

Or

Level 5 certificate in a related course with one year of continuous work experience

Or

Equivalent qualifications as determined by KNQA

—–Equip Africa institute

Certificate in Cyber Security

Entry Requirements

  1. a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of D (plain)

Or

  1. b) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

—-Zetech University

CERTIFICATE IN CYBER SECURITY AND FORENSICS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of D+
  • Any other qualification recognized by the University Senate

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

Certificate in Cyber Security and Forensics shall be offered over the duration of 1 Academic Year (2 Semesters). A Semester shall comprise fourteen (14) weeks

—–Strathmore University

BSc. Computer Networks and Cyber Security

Entry requirements

A candidate must satisfy any one of the following minimum requirements:

  1. a) Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of B and a minimum of B in Mathematics.
    b) Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes, and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE,
    c) Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the Academic Council of the University as equivalent to any of the above.

—The Cooperative University of Kenya

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITY

Admission Requirements

Candidates wishing to study MSc. Cyber Security programme must be a holder of;

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Mathematical Sciences (or equivalent to level 7 of KNQA) (with adequate computing units) or a related discipline with at least;

  •  Upper second class honors degree or cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.00 OR
  •  Lower Second Class Honors or cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00 with additional relevant training, evidence of research capacity through research, presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience of two years OR

Post Graduate Diploma or qualification equivalent to level 8 of KNQA with adequate computing units

—Open University of Kenya

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

A candidate must satisfy the general University admission criteria for undergraduate programmes.

  1. A mean grade of C+ and above at KCSE OR
  2. Diplomas or professional qualifications OR
  3. A certificate of foundation or bridging courses from recognised institutions OR
  4. A portfolio for the purpose of recognition of prior learning OR
  5. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 1 principal OR
  6. A bachelor’s degree from an institution recognised by Senate.

—KCA University

Vocational Certificate in Information and Cyber Security

Entry Qualifications

  • The minimum entry requirement for the VCICS is KCSE certificate.
  • Any other qualification that KASNEB may approve

—–Equip Africa Institute

Diploma in Cyber Security

Entry Requirements

  1. a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (minus)

Or

  1. b) Certificate in Cyber Security a related course with one year of continuous work experience

Or

  1. c) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

—Computer Pride

Diploma in Cyber Security

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the NCC Education L5DCS/ L5DC CS course, students must have at least one of the following:

  •  NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the Level 4 Diploma in Business IT (L4DBIT).
    OR
  • A local or international qualification, which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the Level 4 Diploma in Business IT (L4DBIT) qualifications. This must be agreed with NCC Education in advance.

—-Macmillan Technical College

DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY AND DIGITAL FORENSIC

Entry Requirements

  1. a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (minus) and D Plain for Certificate

Or

  1. b) Certificate in Cyber Security a related course with one year of continuous work experience

Or

  1. c) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

—-ICSSPK

Course Details

We offer different security courses listed below

Diploma Programs

  1. Security Management
  2. Cyber Security
  3. Criminal Justice
  4. Forensic Investigations
  5. Fire Management

Entry Requirements

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus)
  • Certificate Level 5 in a related course
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) and (ICSSPK)

Certificate Programs

  1. Security Management
  2. Cyber Security
  3. Criminal Justice
  4. Forensic Investigations

Entry Requirements

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of D+ (D Plus)
  • Level 4 certificate in a related course
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) and (ICSSPK)

Craft Certificate Program

  1. Security Guarding Level IV
  2. Security Guarding Level III

Entry Requirements

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of D+ (D Plus)
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) and (ICSSPK)

—-Kabarak University

Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Forensics

Minimum Admission Requirement

KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics; OR Diploma in Computer Science /Information Technology or its equivalent with credit pass.

—–KCA University

Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Forensics

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)