program detail

Home > Study in Canada > Fleming College - Sutherland Campus (Peterborough) > Advanced Diploma in Computer Security and Investigations

Advanced Diploma in Computer Security and Investigations Fleming College - Sutherland Campus (Peterborough) Fleming College - Sutherland Campus (Peterborough), Canada


Jan 2023, Jan 2024, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

Application icon

CAD 21283

Tuition Fee (CAD)

Application icon

CAD 100

Application Fee

Duration icon

36 months


Duration icon



Duration icon



Duration icon



Program Overview

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology.

Program Highlights
The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Your classes are regularly reviewed and improved to be the most current subjects demanded by the industry, such as:

  • Advanced Ethical Hacking
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability, Threat and Risk Analysis
  • Information Security
  • Advanced Computer Forensics
  • Internet and Hacking Investigations
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • CISCO Network Design and Management
  • Network Security

In addition to these cutting-edge subjects, you will also learn how to assess technical risk, develop systems and processes, to manage the risks associated with information technology, and be capable of providing technical assistance to prevent, investigate, and protect individuals and organizations from cyber-crime. Your studies will be from a security management and hands on technical perspective, with emphasis placed on the skills required to implement information technology security, and the investigative skills necessary to respond appropriately to breaches of security.

You will have the added benefit of courses in law and justice, taking advantage of Fleming College's reputation and experience in these fields, in addition to obtaining the technical training you need to function as a cyber security consultant. In this three-year program, the final sixth semester is an applied project or field placement in partnership with business and, industry, or government department.

Why Choosing Fleming
Fleming has a well-known track record of producing talented graduates in the area of Cyber Security; you will acquire the best we have to offer and develop both technical skills and a security mindset, a winning combination that will put you on the road to success as an in-demand computer security specialist.

There are no other programs like this in Ontario. The CSI program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for industry certification in the Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Incident Response and Secure Networking disciplines. As you progress through the program you will gain the skills required for you to become industry certified in a number of areas, including:

  • CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Architect
  • CCE – Certified Computer Examiner
  • Security+
  • Network+
  • A+
  • Linux+
  • MCSA - Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (student level qualification)
  • CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

Work Experience
In your final semester, you will work on an intensive team project or field placement. Each student will contribute specialized knowledge, learned in their program of study, to the solution of a real world technological problem posed by a sponsoring business or organization. Recent projects include:

  • Field placements in Security Operations Centres (SOCs) as security analysts, conducting analysis and protection against cyber threats in real time
  • Field placements within financial and forensic firms, working real cases
  • Field placements within corporate security departments and information security service providers
  • Field Placements within cyber security units of various government agencies
  • Security and penetration testing engagements with industry organizations
  • Forensic analysis and creation of standards for a security corporation
  • Development and field deployment of a computer network Intrusion Detection System for a managed security service company to support large commercial clients

This applied project or field placement will enhance problem-solving skills, applied industry knowledge, and the ability to work as part of a team. You'll also learn critical workplace skills such as time management, how to map a critical path, and presentation skills. Since you may be working on sophisticated developmental or research-based work, sponsors will often use the project as a testing ground and recruitment opportunity.

Read more

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any one module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 46
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 C English
    • Grade 12 C Math

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
46 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

All Programs

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 100

Application Fee

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

info icon

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Check program website for more information about funding options.

Not sure what you are looking for?

Don’t worry, we are here to help.

Let's Talk

World class education waiting for you.

Popular university and colleges for Studying abroad.

Popular English Language Proficiency Exams

Study in Canada Blogs & Articles