Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


100% Online (Zoom)


100% Coursework

Singapore Diploma In Cyber Security

Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security (E-Learning)

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School | Incorporate EC Council Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification


Cyberattacks are becoming more frequent, complex, and targeted, costing organizations billions of dollars every year. This is why cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in Singapore and across Asia. Companies are seeking professionals with specialized cyber security skills needed to protect their computer network systems and cloud applications against cyberattacks.

Now there’s an easier way to acquire this highly sought-after skill set. Accelerate your cybersecurity career with the Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security, which incorporates the highly popular EC-Council CHFI certification. Earning the certification proves you have what it takes to effectively design and block cyber attacks.

No Coding or Programming Skill Required.

The programme will equip you with the skills to detect, track and collect digital evidence using high-tech tools in investigations as you become proficient in the latest forensic and investigative methodologies. You will also gain an understanding of the ethical and legal framework with the implementation of practical analysis and case studies.

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EC Council – World’s Premier Cyber Security Professional Body

Established in 2001 and headquartered in the USA, EC-Council is a global leader in InfoSec Cyber Security certification programs. To date, the EC Council has certified over 237,000 professionals from 145 countries.

Earn an Industry Recognized Professional Certification.

This exclusive and stimulating course offers a uniquely meticulous hybrid curriculum that incorporates a specialised cyber security module designed specially by EC-Council. This module will be put together with Aventis’ Cyber Security and Digital Forensics modules to create a rigorous curriculum-ideal for the working professional looking to further enhance their career in this growing industry.

In addition to the award of the Graduate Diploma, the EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)* will also be awarded to students who have successfully completed the EC-Council module with a professionally-recognised certificate.

*Certification will be awarded upon meeting all EC-Council Examination requirements.

Career Opportunities

Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security is a professional program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills required to work in the field of digital forensics and cyber security. This program is for individuals who have an interest in information security, data privacy, and computer forensics. This rapidly growing industry will require highly skilled professionals to manage in sectors ranging from telecommunications, healthcare, defence, and financial services.

SG Innovate

In collaboration with SGInnovate, Aventis combines over 7000 global and regional corporations representing joint product development, go-to-market help, and investment funding, stimulating job opportunities for both students as well as alumni.

For more information, click here > SG Deep Tech Career

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis' 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security course in Singapore comprises 4 modules structured around working professionals' priorities and work commitments in this developing industry. This is a 100% coursework-based programme.

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


09:00am - 05:00pm

Delivery Structure

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

9am to 5pm9am to 5pm9am to 5pm9am to 5pm

What Will You Learn?

Digital Forensics & IT Fraud Investigation

The Digital Forensics & IT Fraud Investigation module covers insights into the technicalities and legal analysis surrounding cyber crime by learning how cyber crime is being investigated. Moreover, students will gain an understanding of regulatory laws surrounding the use and collection of electronic evidence.

In this module, students will become familiar with the technology utilised in various computer forensic investigations. Additionally, they will learn the legal and technical difficulties in extracting, searching, storing, and maintaining electronic evidence. Simultaneously, they will also explore various legal implications of these investigations as well as the legal procedure rules applicable to the electronic evidence.

Cyber Security & Intelligence

In the Cyber Security & Intelligence module, students will understand the current cyber security guidelines, providing organisations with ways to practise safe security methods to protect themselves and minimise successful cyber attacks. This module covers a broad range of cyber security issues (including information security), and students will be able to grasp the nature of online attacks as well as the attackers they might encounter.

With the implementation of case studies that are from security practices, this course equips students with the necessary techniques and tools needed to develop countermeasures that will, in return, defend as well as prevent cyber crimes from occurring—including data protection, virus protection, and wireless security.

Mobile Device Forensics

The Mobile Device Forensics module lets students grasp action-oriented ways to master mobile forensics across various platforms—iOS, Windows, and Android. The module provides relevant core skills and knowledge that a typical digital forensic investigator should ideally possess to process PDAs, cell phones, as well as other devices. The utilisation of mobile forensic tools in this module will allow students to master ways to forensically acquire, examine, and preserve data that is stored on mobile phones. Furthermore, they will also learn how to utilise all kinds of civil and criminal investigation results.

Moreover, this course aims to cover the security and architectural mechanisms that are present in a variety of mobile platforms and tools, as well as techniques that professionals make use of to acquire and utilise digital evidence found on mobile phones.

Social Media Fraud & Online Identity Theft

The Social Media Fraud & Online Identity Theft module allows students to acquire skills in protecting themselves and organisations against hackers, scammers, identity thieves, and phishers. Students will become competent in determining the nature of online identity theft and social media fraud, in addition to other online criminal pursuits. With this skill set, they will be able to conduct background checks that include activities, habits, financial information, and character, among others. Additionally, students will learn and understand the ways in which criminal organizations make use of online social networks to identify and interact with victims while concealing their identities.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Mr Alvin Lam

Master of Business Administration

  • Director and Co-Founder of AI Vision Fund
  • Formerly the Principal Consultant & Head of Innovation (November 2011 to June 2013) of PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd
  • He had championed projects in ITIL (IT Service Management), Cyber Security
    Management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Networking, Microsoft Server and Data Center & Virtualization (Cloud Computing)

Mr Mohamed Noordin

Master’s in Internet Security Management - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

  • The Global Chief Information Security Officer for Circles.Life, Asia’s First Fully Digital Telco and Consumer Company
  • Worked in the government, MNCs, SMEs and start-ups, accumulating more than 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity, IT Audit, Risk Management, Compliance, Investigation and Forensics
  • Master of Internet Security Management with distinction, coupled with several cyber security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Security Manager and Certified Information Systems Auditor

Mr Ismath Eunoon S/O Jagaffar

MBA, Bachelor of Science Computer and Information Sciences - National University of Singapore

  • Senior Consultant, IT Security with NCS, the leading information, communications and technology (ICT) service provider across Asia Pacific
  • Over 20 years of experience in Cyber Security
  • Certified EC-Council Instructor, CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)

Admission Criteria

Students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the class learning experience in a peer and cohort learning environment. As a student at Aventis, you will be assessed based on your aptitude, potential, experience, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline


Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards and Funding

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore. You will also be eligible to embark on the EC Council CHFI Certification

Diploma In Cyber Security Singapore

Academic Journey

Upon completion of the programme, you can apply for an extensive suite of Masters Degree programmes including the Masters in Cyber Security, the Masters in Artificial Intelligence or the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme


Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Complimentary Membership to Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce (SGDCC)

Aventis students and alumni will be extended complimentary membership into SGDCC, allowing them access to the resources and networking opportunities including opportunities to sit on Committee with industry leaders across Artificial IntelligenceBlockchainCyber Security & Digital Transformation

Success Stories

"A well-structured course with an abundance of information, protocols, and hacking tools. It cleared my fundamentals on topics where I thought I had expert knowledge. Now I recommend this certification to all my peers."
Azam Jiva
R&D 5G Staff Engineer
Samsung Electronics America
SG Diploma In Cyber Security

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

Take the next step towards your academic success. Download our course brochure, Apply Now or Speak to your dedicated programme advisor Hazel Inzale @ 8479 1137 to learn more!

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