Master Of Protective Security Management

Protective security can no longer be treated in isolation. Knowledge on protective security has developed and essentially turned into a wide-ranging strategy via science and technology set to be effective and operative, Protective security is at the core of security science development, which offers comprehensive knowledge on leading edge security management, security principles and technologies, and other related fields with the central theme of security risk and risk management. In light of the need to provide comprehensive knowledge and training in this field, International Islamic University Malaysia proudly offers a Master of Protective Security Management. This program is a collaboration with Chief of Government Security Office (CGSO or KPKK), Prime Minister Department, Malaysia.

It has been designed especially for officers and personnel of the State Government Security Offices and Department Security Offices, security companies, corporate organizations especially those organizations dealing with critical infrastructures and key installations.

Courses Offered

Mode of Study

Courses + Dissertation

Full Coursework

Core Courses

Research Methodology

Physical Protective Security

Security Personnel Management

Islamic Worldview, IT & Society

Information Security Governance

Building and Facility Management

Critical Infrastructure Management

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Elective Courses

Cyber Law

Access Control

Risk Management

Intrusion Detection


Digital Forensic

Cyber Terrorism

Web Application Security

Cyber Incident Handling

Programs Outcome

  • Deliver clearly the concept of the strategic, operational and tactical thinking and apply the knowledge in a socially responsible manner for the progress of the nation and the Ummah.
  • Use the knowledge and comprehension of management principles and practices including problem solving and scientific skills within the context of security profession.
  • Demonstrate values, attitudes, professionalism and relevant framework in ICT tools and technique that assist in understanding the potential benefits and riks related to the application of ICT.
  • Evaluate and demostrate the due legal process and the key elements associated with security threats and incidences within the relevant legal framework and countermeasures.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. Any First Degree recognized by the Public Service Department of Malaysia or equivalent and at least two (2) years of working experience in the area approved by the centre; or
  2. Graduate from Post Graduate Diploma In Protective Security Management Program from Centre for IT Advancement (CITA) and all credits earned in Executive Post Graduate Diploma In Security Management Program are transferable to the program: or
  3. Any other recognized qualification and/or other credentials deemed acceptable.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) / 213 (computer-based) or International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.0 if the degree is from university where English is not the medium of instruction; or
  2. English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with minimum of band 6.0; or
  3. To satisfy the Centre’s Students Admission Committee by producing a certified admission approval from educational institution that uses English as medium of instruction.


Local Students

Registration Fee

RM 3,000

Tuition Fee

RM 18,000


RM 21,000

International Students

Registration Fee

RM 5,000

Tuition Fee

RM 20,000


RM 25,000

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