Universities offering CyberSecurity courses or degrees in Nigeria. Cybersecurity is no doubt one of the most lucrative courses to study in Nigeria today with many opportunities awaiting after graduation. Similar post – How to become a security software developer or engineer.
This page contains an updated list of Nigerian universities offering cybersecurity courses for young secondary school graduates interested in cybersecurity or hacking the opportunity to find the right universities. Similar post – How to become a successful Ethical hacker in Nigeria.
What is BSc cybersecurity? The cyber security bachelor’s degree covers topical areas that deal with cyber security management, incident response, and security threat assessment, which requires students to be creators of knowledge and inventors of processes, not merely users of information.
The constant rise of cyber-attacks in Nigeria has increased the demand for cybersecurity specialists. Students acquire the skills needed in protecting information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and to the information on them, as well as from denial of service attacks. Similar post – How to create JAMB profile code for JAMB registration.
The cybersecurity course in Nigeria is a very profitable course and for a fact, people all over the world are striving to study more about this course and to become outstanding in cybersecurity. This course has a higher level of Job and employment opportunities.
What is CyberSecurity? CyberSecurity study programs teach you how to protect computer operating systems, networks, and data from cyber-attacks. You’ll learn how to monitor systems and mitigate threats when they happen.
Do you want a degree in Cybersecurity from a Nigerian university? Below is a list of some of the best universities offering cybersecurity courses in Nigeria.
- Air Force Institute Of Technology, Kadunna (AFIT)
- Al-Hikmah University, Illorin (AHU)
- Bayero University (BUK)
- Caleb University, Lagos (CUI)
- Clifford University, Owerrinta
- Dominion University, Ibadan
- Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
- Federal University, Dutse (FUD)
- Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
- Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA )
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
- Lead City University, Ibadan (LCU)
- Kings University, Osun
- Michael and Cecilia Ibru University (MCIU)
- Nigerian Army University Biu (NAUB)
- Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)
- Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
- Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene
What are the Requirements to Study Cyber Security in Nigeria?
To study cybersecurity, there are certain criteria that must be met, although these criteria might vary depending on the university of your choice.
Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements for Cybersecurity
In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Cyber Security Science under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;
- And Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics or Geography (Choose 1)
O’Level Requirements for Cybersecurity
You require five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects.
- English Language
- Plus two other science subjects
- A trade subject
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Cyber Security Science
If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Cyber Security Science, you are expected to have;
(i) Two A/L passes in science subjects including Mathematics
(ii) NCE with at least Merit in Mathematics and one other Science or Social Science subject