Professional Certificate in

CEF Course Code: 78K087561
Duration: 96 hours
Course Fee: $ 6,850
QR Registration No.:
Validity Period:
05/09/2012 - 31/08/2014
QF Level: Level 4

Credit Transfer & Exemption Policy

Students can apply for credit transfer or exemption in specific modules. The Programme Board will consider these applications on an individual module basis. According to "General Academic Regulations for Professional Certificate and Professional Diploma Courses", normally credit transfer or exemption for more than 50% of the credit values of the course will not be granted.

Assessment & Examination

The assessment of students is made through class work, assignments, written test, laboratory works, project and presentations. The weighting of these assessment components varies among modules.

Mode of Study


Course Enquiry

Ir. Peter SI
Tel: 3928 2628

Mr. Alvin CHEUK
Tel: 3928 2606

General Enquiry

Ms. Saya SZE
Tel: 3928 2605

Information Systems Security, Auditing and Governance (Level 4)

Need for the Course

The Professional Certificate in Information Systems Security Auditing and Governance is a SCS-based course. This course aims to provide training to IT practitioners with sound conceptual knowledge of information security, information systems auditing and management, and sufficient hands-on practice to apply the knowledge and skills acquired for large corporations as well as small and medium enterprises (SME) in Hong Kong.

Course Structure

The course comprises of the following modules:

Core Module


  • A Module Certificate is awarded upon completion of each module, i.e. pass the assessment and attend with an attendance rate of not less than 70% of a module.
  • Completion of all the three modules of the course leads to a Professional Certificate in Information Systems Security Auditing and Governance.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should either:

  • have five HKCEE passes including English Language and Chinese language (Level 2 or above) or equivalent, plus at least two years of relevant working experience in the IT industry; OR
  • Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 23 or above with at least two years' relevant working experience, can be admitted and subject to a satisfactory interview or aptitude test.