Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Netcentric Computing - CS251

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Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Netcentric Computing - CS251

Programme Details

The programme has the following objectives, to produce graduates:

  • with strong principles of netcentric that lead to and sustain a productive netcentric career
  • with effective communication, interpersonal and management skills
  • with professional attitude and ethics who will provide significant contribution for the benefit of humanity
  • with good leadership qualities and work in a team
  • who are adaptable and adequately prepared to join the local as well as the global workforce
  • with technopreneurship capibility
  • with problem solving and critical thinking skills

Entry Requirement

UNIVERSITY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1. STPM or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and Garade C+ (GPA 2.33) in Mathematics S/Mathematics T/Further Mathematics T and one (1) other subject excluding General Paper
AND
Passed SPM/its equivalent with credits in Physics/ Chemistry/ Science and pass in English
OR
2. Asasi UiTM/PASUM/Matriculation with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in and at least grade C+ (GPA 2.33) in two (2) subject including Mathematics/Engineering Mathematics and grade C (GPA 2.0) in one (1) other subject.
AND
Passed SPM/its equivalent with credits in Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Additional Science/Science and a pass in English
OR
3. A diploma from Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
OR
4. A diploma from Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and one (1) year of working experience in relevant fileds
OR
5. A relevant diploma from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Passed SPM or its equivalent qualification which is recognize by the Government of Malaysia, with at least credit in Additional Mathematics.
OR
6. A relevant diploma from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and one (1) year of working experience in related fields
AND
Passed SPM or its equivalent qualification which is recognize by the Government of Malaysia, with at least credit in Additional Mathematics.
OR
7. A relevant diploma from other institution which are recognized by the Government of Malaysia, with a minimum CGPA 3.00
AND
Passed SPM/its equivalent with 5 credits including Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics/ Chemistry/ Additional Science/ Science and a pass in English
OR
8. A related diploma from other institution which are recognized by the Government of Malaysia, with a minimum CGPA 2.75 and one (1) year of working experience in related fields.
AND
Passed SPM/its equivalent with 5 credits including Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics/ Chemistry/ Additional Science/ Science and a pass in English

note: All applicants must pass MUET with minimum score of Band 2

Course Outline

Semester 1 Year 1
Co-Curriculum I, Islamic and Asian Civilization, Fundamentals of Computer Problem Solving, Probability and Statistics, Fundamentals of Computer Science, Economics, Preparatory College English, Fundamentals of Information Systems Development.

Semester 2 Year 1
Co-Curriculum II, Linear Algebra, Digital Electronics, Object Oriented Programming, Introduction of Management, Principles of Operation Systems, Dynamic Web Application Development.

Semester 3 Year 2
Co-Curriculum III, Third Language I, Sejarah Malaysia, English for Academic Reading, Netcentric Fundamentals, Principles of Networking, Database Management Systems, Elective I.

Semester 4 Year 2
English for Academic Writing, Third Language II, Information & Network Security, Web Technology, Advanced Netcentric, Elective II

Semester 5 Year 3
Third Language III, Web Engineering, Project Formulation, Fundamental of Artificial Intelligence, Elective III, Elective IV.

Semester 6 Year 3
Technoprenuership, Social, Ethical & Professional Issues, Networking and System Administration, Project.

Semester 7 Year 4
Industrial Attachment

Career Opportunities

At present and even more in the future, most or all organizations will have to embrace the Internet for their information and business operations. These huge market demands strong and competent Netcentrics’ workforce to build, appreciate, understand and manage the business operations. At the same time, the distributed, scalable and flexible system is highly needed. The degree in Netcentric Computing prepares the graduates to meet these challenges. Amongst the career path envision for these graduates are Computer Network, Web-based Application and Distributed Systems Developer, Web Master, Network Administrator,Network Architect, Network Engineer, Telecommunication
Specialist and Support.

Beside these options, there are strong career paths open to graduates of this area within the civil service, general management positions and marketing departments of most industries and government. There are also a wide number of opportunities for further study at the postgraduate levels.