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Diploma in Computer Forensic

Course Title : Computer Forensic, Diploma
Course Code : DCF

About the Course
Diploma in Computer Forensic focuses on the study of detection and investigation of crime committed on or via computers and computer networks. Examples of computer-related criminal activity include fraud, pornography, harassment, copyright offences, organized crime and computer misuse. This programme is developed to produce support forensics specialists who has the knowledge in the legal and investigative processes, and skilled in the field of computing, especially security. The skills required by the computer forensic specialist are therefore very broad - deeply technical on the one hand, highly professional on the other.

Entry Requirement

(i) Pass SPM/SPMV or its equivalent with 3 credits including Mathematics;


(ii) Science Computer Certificate from PTPL and pass all of the subjects;


(iii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 3 subjects;


(iv) Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Duration : 2 1/2 years

Core Subjects

  • Computer Forensic
  • Algorithm and Data Structure
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Operating System
  • Web Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Statistics and Probabilities
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Network and Computer Security
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Troubleshooting
  • Cyber Law

Career Prospect
Careers in computer forensics are found mainly in IT/Security environment; for example, law-enforcement agencies, military and government intelligence agencies, private security and consulting companies. Positions the graduates can fill in the above organizations are Computer Forensic Investigator, Digital Forensic Detective, Cyber Investigator, Programmer And Computer Technician.

KPT Reference : R/481/4/0116 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33/Jld.5(46)]

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