Home Programme Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security) (Hons)
Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology
(Networking and Security) (Hons)
(N/482/6/0139(MQA/PA8882)03/22)
Overview

The Programme will prepare graduates who:

i. possess fundamental knowledge, principles and skills in Computer Networking,

ii. have strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems by applying knowledge, principles and skills in Computer Networking,

iii. possess the ability to design, configure, install, manage and administer computer network infrastructure and security, and recognise the impact of networking on individuals, organisations and society, and

iv. possess skills to apply and integrate various technologies in the areas of Internet of Things, mobile communications, multimedia, database and large-scale systems.

 

Learning Outcome

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

 

  • Apply knowledge, skills and principles of lifelong learning in academic and career development;
  • Communicate effectively via reports and presentations;
  • Demonstrate teamwork, leadership, interpersonal and social skills;
  • Utilise relevant techniques and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills in problem solving;
  • Demonstrate professionalism and social and ethical considerations in accordance with ethical and legal principles;
  • Apply broad business and real world perspectives daily and demonstrate creative and innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles, and theories (such as architectures, protocols, models) relating to Information Technology especially in Computer Networking and Security;
  • Apply theoretical principles (design, monitoring, optimisation, administration, security) of computer networks and security issues in various areas (such as Internet, mobile applications, multimedia);
  • Design, implement and manage Computer Networks solutions and resources, and recognise the impact of networking and security on individuals, organisation and society; and
  • Apply and integrate various technology solutions particularly involving networking and security.
Course Structure

Year 1

 

• Basic Computing Principles

• Systems Analysis and Design

• Programming Methods

• Computer Ethics and Cyber Law

• Web Design Principles

• Mathematics for Computing

• Computer Architecture

• Database Systems

• Structured Programming

• Internet Programming & Applications

• Discrete Mathematics

• Fundamentals of Network Security

 

Year 2

 

• IT Project Management

• Statistics

• Operating Systems

• Web Administration

• Computer Networks

• Introduction to Computer Forensics

• Software Development

• Object-oriented Programming

• Data Structures and Algorithms

• Computer Security

• Wireless and Mobile Network Security

• Biometric Technology

 

Internship

 

• Upon completion of Year 2, students are required to undergo 12 weeks of industrial training

 

Year 3

 

• Project 1 & 2

• Ethical Hacking

• Wireless and Mobile Communications

• Large-Scale Computing

• *Research Methodology

• *Artificial Intelligence

• *Mobile Platform Programming

• *Mandarin Language (Basic)

• Internet of Things for Mobile Computing

• Distributed Systems

• Cloud Computing

• *Real-time Analysis and Design

• *Natural Language Processing

• *Rich Media Technology

• *Mandarin (Higher Basic)

*Choose TWO elective modules

Intake
Aug 2018, Jan 2019, May 2019
Duration
3 Years
Study Mode
On-Campus
Career Outcome

• Network Engineer

• Network Administrator

• Network Technician

• Computer Security Engineer

• Computer Programmer

• Computer Engineer

• Web Administrator

• Web Master

• Network Architect

• Network Consultant

• Network Analyst

• Information Systems Administrator

• Network and Security Policy Manager Security Analyst

• Web Developer

Entry Requirement
STPM

Pass with a minimum Grade C (GP2.0) in any 2 subjects + credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. UEC: Minimum 5 Bs (inclusive of English & Mathematics)

GCE A-LEVELS

Minimum 2 Es & 5 credits in GCE O Level/ SPM (inclusive of English & Mathematics)

FOUNDATION / MATRICULATION

Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0 + credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent

DIPLOMA
  • Diploma in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology/Information Systems with a minimum CGPA 2.5+ credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted subject to an internal assessment process

 

OR

 

  • Any other Diploma in Science and Technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 may be admitted subject to an internal assessment process and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Other qualifications equivalent to 12 years High School recognized by the Malaysian government