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Course Overview

In collaboration with Open Learning, this Fundamentals of Cybersecurity and Applications course will take you on an adventure, to explore the history and innovations in cybersecurity and information security since the beginning of the 20th Century.


You will learn:


  • How to maintain the security of documents. Explore operation security and the different levels of access to documents – from top secret, classified information through to information that is readily accessible to the public.
  • Develop an understanding of both physical and online security requirements. Examine the processes of identification, authorisation and access of individual users to specific information.
  • Concepts related to cryptography and gain skills and understanding of the actions associated with responding to cyber attack through malware.


This course is offered in collaboration with:




Who Should Attend

Individuals or professionals who are interested to acquire relevant IT cybersecurity knowledge in an IT driven world.

What You'll Learn

  • Gain an understanding of the basic concepts of IT cybersecurity.
  • Become familiar with what is required to keep a computer system, applications and environment running in a secure and protected manner.
  • Understand the requirements associated with the physical security of a computer system.
  • Develop skills in processes associated with the IAAA of computer security.
  • Become familiar with various encryption and decryption processes involved in computer system security.
  • Understand the various forms of malware and become familiar with defences against malware.









You will receive a digital certificate of completion co-issued by Temasek Polytechnic and OpenLearning

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Online Learning

For corporate sponsorship of courses, please email to tsa@tp.edu.sg for the sign-up advisory

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12 Weeks


Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 39 & below and Singapore PRs (SPR) S$80.25
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 & above S$30.25
Singapore Citizens (SC) and Singapore PRs (SPR), sponsored by SME S$30.25
Foreigners S$267.50

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Successful applicants will be informed via email on the course fee amount and payment mode. 


  1. For more information on Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy, please click here.
  2. To learn about the SME Scheme, click here.

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    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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