Masters in Computer Network Security

Program Info

1. To equip students so that they able to play an effective role in international efforts to make the cyberspace safe, secure and reliable for the national and international community.
2. Prepare student to learn the technical aspects of information security by understanding current threats and vulnerabilities and examining ways of developing effective countermeasures.
3. To produce skilled people who are able to contribute towards need of protecting national information infrastructure from all kinds of threats.
4. Prepare students who can understand the implications of handling data in terms of data security.
5. Students shall have the ability to make effective oral and written presentations on technical topics.
Degree in relevant subject of Science or Engineering, earned from a recognized university after 16 years of education with at least 60% marks or CGPA of at least 2.0 (on a scale of 4.0).
Past Academic Record (Bachelor) 40%
Performance in NU MS subject Admission Test 60%
For the award of MS degree, a student must have:
a) Passed courses totalling at least 30 credit hours, including core courses.
b) Earned CGPA of 2.5 or more
This program prepares students to meet challenges posed by a highly inter-connected world. Mobile computing, Sensor networks and other emerging technologies require a thorough understanding of related technologies. This program provides understanding and exposure to the latest trends and technologies in this field.