MSIT Specialization in Data Management and Cyber Security

Empowering Minds Towards Technological Excellence

Program Aim

The Data Management and Cyber Security specialization curriculum prepares students for careers in how to deal with the increasing threat of cybercrime that is associated with the rapid technological advancement of today’s world. Pursuing this course can transform you into a cybersecurity expert that can help you land highly sought-after jobs in almost every industry. This programme is designed to help students learn to employ big data and develop comprehensive security strategies, which is vital for the smooth running of every modern organizational infrastructure. students with the applied knowledge and skills needed for a dynamic career in the field of Data management and Cyber Security. The interdisciplinary area of cyber security includes elements of data security. It focuses on how hardware and software systems can be designed and operated to ensure business or institutional security by reducing the threat of unauthorized access or intervention. This program develops students’ abilities to design, implement, and maintain advanced security mechanisms, policies and procedures within information technology environments. This is supported by exposure to data security techniques offering students a solid understanding of cyber risk assessment and safe data management strategies. These skill sets, when consolidated through the completion of an industry work placement and capstone project, will prepare graduates for an exciting career in modern-day data management and cyber security.

Program Objective

The student who graduates with a major in Data Management and Cyber Security will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate marketing situations and make informed marketing decisions.
  • Explain the significance of global markets and the universal marketing processes to develop global marketing plans.
  • Relate how marketing has contributed to the political, economic, and legal environments of today’s global society.
  • Develop competency in the technological applications used by the marketing profession.
  • Describe the complex nature of corporate ethics and the social responsibility of organizations in the conduct of marketing activities.
  • Demonstrate professional and effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Develop the leadership skills necessary to function as a senior staff member in a marketing department or marketing agency.

Program Learning Outcomes

The program learning outcomes (PLOs) set out the academic learning, skills, and achievements that the student must reliably demonstrate before graduation.

Upon successful completion of the courses in the Data Management and Cyber Security specialization, the graduating students shall:

  1. Use appropriate techniques and software to analyze and solve marketing problems.
  2. Have effective communication skills, both written and oral, in the marketing context.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking through effective integration of their marketing knowledge with other disciplines.
  4. Be current in their knowledge of the marketing discipline and demonstrate professional behavior at all times.

Program Structure

Year Semester Block code Subjects Credits
Core Courses
Year 1 Semester 1 Block 1 IT4101 Advance Computer Networks 4
Block 2 IT4103 Software Project Management 4
Block 3 IT4102 Advanced Database Management System 4
Semester 2 Block 4 MG4102 Research Methodology 4
Block 5 IT4105 Software Testing and Quality Assurance 4
Block 7 IT4106 Advanced Java Programming 4
Specialization Courses
Year 2 Semester 3 Block 7 DC4201 Cryptography 4
Block 8 DC4202 Network Security 4
Block 9 DC4203 Information Security 4
Semester 4 Block 10-12 IT4205 Project Work 9
Total Credits 45
Data Management and Cyber Security Specialization MSIT

Mr.Peter Nkhoma
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

“My experience with Texila American University has been really great, it’s a wonderful experience and the lecturers are so friendly and interactive, they are always concerned about the studies of students. Texila American University has a standard education with very latest updated curriculums with concepts applicable to the current world. Latest technologies and wonderful libraries, it was always a wonderful feeling to be a student and to one day be called product of Texila American University.”

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