Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Networks and Security)

In this digital era, most of life, entertainment and business activities are conducted online, either in cyberspace or mobile applications. Examples of these activities are banking, learning, socializing and buying merchandises like books, gadgets and even groceries. Network and information security issues are important issues that influence the smooth running of these activities. Knowledge workers in network and security are needed to ensure that these activities can be conducted in an efficient and secure manner. The Bachelor of Computer Science specializing in Computer Network and Security is an academic program specially tailored to produce Computer Scientist who is able to utilize Computer Science techniques in managing, analyzing, modeling, monitoring, developing and solving problems in the field of network and computer security.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Ability to acquire and apply theory and principles of Computer Science and equip with social science and personal development knowledge.
  • Ability to design and construct computer programs using standard approaches.
  • Ability to identify, formulate and solve real world network and security problems using current practices.
  • Ability to present technical solutions to a range of audience.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in order to solve real world problem.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to undertake lifelong learning and actively participate in change.
  • The ability to identify business opportunity and develop entrepreneurship skills.
  • Ability to function effectively and with,responsibility as a leader in a team to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours that are consistent with the Code of Professional Ethics and Responsibilities.

ABOUT THE COURSE

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

 

Year 4

 

Year 2

 

Electives

 

Year 3

 

Duration of Study

Mode of Study : Full-time
Minimum Duration : 4 years
Maximum Duration : 6 years

STUDY FEES 

International 

 

Malaysians

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

For STPM/ equivalent

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM/SPMV with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.

2. Passed STPM with:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am, AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects

3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) atleast Band 1

ii) Special Entry Requirement 

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at STPM level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at STPM in Mathematics T/ Further Mathematics/ Information and Comunications Technology. AND ONE of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

For Matrikulasi/ Asasi Sains UM/ Tahun Asas UTM

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.
2. Passed KPM Matriculation/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi Undang-undang KPTM with at least CPA 2.00 andattended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at Matriculation/Foundation level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at Matriculation/Foundation in Mathematics and any ONE subjects: Physics / Engineering Physics, Chemistry / Engineering Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science/ Computing
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

 

For Diploma or equivalent (Direct to 2nd year beginning 2008)

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu or credit in Bahasa Melayu in July Paper.
2. Obtained Diploma or other certifications from institutions recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.
3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Obtained a Diploma in Computer Networks & Security from UTM or equivalent with at least PNGK 3.00; OR
2. Candidates with PNGK< 3.00, with at least 2 years working experience in related area are eligible to apply; OR
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent or score at least Grade C in one of the Mathematics subjects at Diploma level.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in  Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

 

Note:
Candidates have to submit the complete transcript of their Diploma (1st to final semester) and a copy of Diploma or a certified graduation confirmation letter.

ALUMNI STORY

Career Prospects 

Graduate of the programme can work as an Analyst/Programmer, System Analyst, Software Developer, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Computer Security Consultant, Academician, and Researcher.