Bachelor of Information Technology (Major in Cyber Security)
Victoria University - Australia

Victoria University of Melbourne, Australia is a globally recognized university, ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide. The university prides itself for its 100-plus years of experience in the education sector, providing pathways from vocational education to postgraduate qualifications with high academic standards that are in line with their mission to be the best university in the world.

Bachelor of Information Technology (Major in Cyber Security) degree programme affiliated to Victoria University is offered at NSBM Faculty of Computing and the course is carefully designed to produce graduates who are first and foremost cyber security specialists. A full three-year degree, with specialized security modules integrated throughout the program to provide a holistic and comprehensive learning experience in the domain of cyber security.

This program provides a comprehensive academic foundation required by security professionals in the meeting the key challenges of working in this fascinating domain of Cyber Security.

Full Time
3 years
  • VU and NSBM Green University are pleased to jointly offer the VU Bachelor of Information Technology majoring in Cyber Security. VU is the only Australian university working in partnership with NSBM for the delivery of Australian degrees.
  • Graduates will be conferred the VU Bachelor of Information and Technology upon successful completion of Year 1 at NSBM (IT-related degree courses) and Year 2 and Year 3 at NSBM or at VU Melbourne.
  • Studying at both universities in both countries is the ideal preparation for a global career.
  • To be informative and challenging, and to establish a knowledge base suitable for a career in the Cyber Security domain
  • To encourage and support students whilst they develop and apply subject-specific and generic skills that will facilitate life-long learning and continuing professional development

Year 1

  • Object-Oriented Programming with Java (Core)
  • Web-Based Application Development
  • Programming in C
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Professional Development
  • Computer Architecture (Core)
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Database Management Systems
  • Operating Systems

Year 2

  • Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking
  • Server Administration and Management
  • Cyber Law Policy and Professional Ethics
  • Data Privacy and Cyber Physical Systems Security
  • Enterprise Network Management
  • Secures Operations and Vulnerability
  • Data Analytics for Cyber Security
  • Virtualization in Computing

Year 3

  • Introduction to ICT Management
  • ICT Change Management
  • ICT Business Analytics and Data Visualization
  • Small IT Business
  • Cyber Security Essentials
  • IT Profession and Ethics
  • Applied Project 1
  • Applied Project 2

Students should have either of following qualifications

  • 3 passes for Advanced Level in a single attempt for core subjects (Local or International equivalent) (London AS Level exams are not recognized as entry criteria)
  • Completion of NSBM foundation programme
  • Completion of Edexcel or BTEC Certified foundation programme (*Subject to the approval of program director)
  • Completion of any other foreign university affiliated foundation programme (*Subject to the approval of program director) and
  • Students should have passed Ordinary Level examination or equivalent including Mathematics and English

The English language entry requirement

  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) with no band score of less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking


A grade of C in the following:

  • AS Level subjects: General Paper, English Language; or
  • A Level subject: English Language

** Students may subject to face a preliminary interview based on their entry qualification

Apply with Pending Results (*Conditions Apply)

Course Fee
Year 1 (Full Time) 900,000 LKR (Payable in Instalments)
Year 2 (Full Time) 650,000 LKR (Payable in Instalments)
Year 3 (Part Time) 650,000 LKR (Payable in Instalments)
TOTAL 2,200,000 LKR
Registration Fee -
10,000 LKR
Library Fee -
5,000 LKR

Student Loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about paymnet plans and loan facilities.


Information security analyst, IT auditor, Security systems administrator, Penetration tester, Security engineer, Security architect, Cryptography Engineer, Malware Analyst, Computer Forensics Analyst, Data recovery professional, SOC Analyst, Blockchain Developer, Cyber Security Risk Analyst, Threat & Vulnerability Analyst.