Requirement to Study Information Security and Forensics Course in Kenya


If you want to study a course in Information Security and Forensics in Kenya, the requirements by various universities vary.Security courses are marketable especially if you intend to work in the security sector.

Below we will list the requirements by each university/college in Kenya

Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Forensics at KCA University

Entry qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Duration: 3 years (nine trimesters)


Diploma In Security Management


The main objective of security management course is to provide comprehensive training in order to enhance professionalism and skills in Public and private sector security management. On completion learners should be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes on security management
  • Understand   the administration   of   public   safety   and   security organizations.
  • Understand their roles in an integrated public and private sector security system.
  • Establish a pool of knowledge that will lead to professionalism in the public and private security sectors.
  • Understand the role of legal, criminology and behavioural sciences knowledge in security practice.
  • Demonstrate the application of security management principles in crime prevention, safety and loss prevention

Target Group: Security officers, departmental heads, managers

Duration: 1 year

Diploma In Criminology


Specifically, the program aims to meet the following outcomes:

Demonstrate skills in criminology, and crime mapping management in order to prevent crime;

Formulate policies and consult strategies for community crime prevention and mitigation

Assess environments, establish possible crime areas and apply public and private security to minimize crime


Target Group: Security officers, departmental heads, managers

Duration: 1 year


Cyber Security Training

Target Audience

IT Professionals in government and private sector interested in learning more about Information Security. The following job titles fit very well in this course:

  • Information security professionals
  • IT Security Managers
  • Cloud Security Professionals
  • IT Architects  and Administrators
  • Risk Assessment Professionals
  • Database and Web Developers
  • Security Auditors and Compliance Managers
  • Network and System Administrator
  • Government & Intelligence Agencies interested in real world IT attack and defense
  • Technology Risk Assessment Professionals
  • Digital Forensics Investigators
  • Individuals involved in implementation, testing, security hardening of mobile devices