Admission requirements:

1.  Fulfilling the admission requirements according to the Higher Education Regulations, which are as follows:

2.  Obtaining a bachelor’s degree, first or second honors, in Computer Science or any other equivalent discipline from the College of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology, or any other similar university,

3.  or obtaining a Higher Diploma in Computer Science with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 as a minimum College of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Science and Technology or any other similar university.

The program is held in the City of Knowledge in the Engineering Complex, and the study system is based on courses and supplementary research, in the blended system. The total number of credit hours to complete the program is 36 hours. This program aims to graduate qualified students in information security in both the academic and professional fields, familiar with modern technologies in information security and its applications in the fields of knowledge and life, as well as contribute to the enrichment of scientific research.The program qualifies the graduate to work in: computer training centers, software development houses, educational program development houses, companies, banks, computerized private sector institutions, websites design and management companies, e-commerce fields, and others..

Study plan:

percentage Credit hour Number of courses Program structure
%33 12 4 core courses
%50 18 6 elective
%17 6 Graduation course

 Program courses:

Credit hours Prerequisites for the course Core



Course name


Course code


3 Database basics core database security ISecC01  


First semester


3 Information security basics Core Advanced topics in information security ISecC02
3 core digital analysis ISecE01
3 Core  Attack and moral hack ISecE02
3 core cloud computing security ISecE03
3  computer network basics Core network security ISecC03  

Second semester


3 Encryption basics. Core Cryptography ISecC04
3 operating system basics core Operating Systems Security ISecE04
3 Core ISecE06
3 web application basics core Web application security ISecE07

The number of graduates:

Program name 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Master of Information  Security 0 0 0 0 0 20 11