PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Students will study at Mahidol University for 12 months (1 year) consisting of 3 modules. In order to graduate, students needs to complete the total of 36 credits.

Academic Year

Mahidol University Phayathai campus:

Module 1: August - November
Module 2: December - March
Module 3: April - July

 

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Students in the Master of Science Program in Cyber Security and Information Assurance will take one year of study in Mahidol University (MU), Bangkok, Thailand (Phayathai Campus).

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The structure of the entire program consists of three modules (12 months). Students will take 18 credits of core courses during Module 1 and Module 2. Students in Plan A (thesis track) will take 6 credits of elective courses in Module 2 and 3 plus 12 credits of thesis in Module 2 and 3. Students in Plan B (project track) will take 12 credits of elective courses in Module 2 and 3 plus 6 credits of research project in Module 2 and 3.

STUDY PLAN

Plan A (thesis):

Module 1 Module 2
ITCY 511 Computer and Network Security (3) ITCY 514 Fraud Analysis and Detection (3)
ITCY 541 Digital Forensics Technologies and Techniques (3) ITCY 571 Information Assurance and Risk Analysis (3)
ITCY 513 Cyber Ethics and Law (3) ITCY 698 Thesis (3)
ITCY 512 Information Security Management (3) Elective course no less than 3 credits
Module 3  
ITCY 698 Thesis (9)  
Elective course no less than 3 credits  

 

Plan B (project):

Module 1 Module 2
ITCY 511 Computer and Network Security (3) ITCY 514 Fraud Analysis and Detection (3)
ITCY 541 Digital Forensics Technologies and Techniques (3) ITCY 571 Information Assurance and Risk Analysis (3)
ITCY 513 Cyber Ethics and Law (3) Elective course no less than 6 credits
ITCY 512 Information Security Management (3)  
Module 3  
Elective course no less than 6 credits  
ITCY 697 Research Project (6)  


 

ELECTIVE COURSES

Students enrolled in this program can choose to study either Cyber Security track or Information Assurance track.

Cyber Security Track Information Assurance
ITCY 531 System Hardening and Penetration Testing ITCY 551 Application of Cryptography
ITCY 534 Reverse Engineering and Vulnerability Analysis ITCY 552 Authentication Technology Management
ITCY 543 Network Forensics ITCY 553 Secure Software Design
ITCY 544 Mobile Security ITCY 572 Information and Social Networks Security
ITCY 545 Cloud Security ITCY 573 E-Services Security Management
ITCY 561 Ethical Hacking ITCY 581 Incident Response Management
ITCY 562 Intrusion Detection and Prevention ITCY 592 Special Topics in Information Assurance
ITCY 591 Special Topics in Cyber Security and Forensics