Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Data Communication & Networking - CS245

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Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Data Communication & Networking - CS245

Programme Details

The programme has the following objectives, to produce graduates:

  • with strong principles of data communications and networking that lead to and sustain a productive networking career
  • with effective communication, interpersonal and time management skill
  • with professional attitude and ethics who will provide significant contribute for 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 capability
  • with problem solving and critical thinking skill

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, Tamadun Islam, Probability and Statistics, Accounting, Economics, Fundamentals of Computer Problem Solving, Fundamentals of Computer Sciences, Preparatory College English.

Semester 2 Year 1
Co-Curriculum II, Linear Algebra, Introduction to Management, Digital Electronics, Object Oriented Programming, Principles of Operation Systems, Fundamentals of Information Systems Development

Semester 3 Year 2
Co-Curriculum III, Third Language I, Sejarah Malaysia, English for Academic Reading, TCP/IP,   Principles of Networking, Information & Network Security, Elective I.

Semester 4 Year 2
English for Academic Writing, Third Language II, Microprocessor, Network Programming, Routing & Switching Technologies, Operational Research, Elective II.

Semester 5 Year 3
Third Language III, Network Design and Management, Project Formulation, Technopreneurship, Wide Area Network Technologies & Services, Elective III.

Semester 6 Year 3
Wireless & Mobile Computing, Project, Social, Ethical & Professional Issues, Elective IV.

Semester 7 Year 4
Industrial Attachment

Career Opportunities

At present and even more in the future, smart phones, PDAs and tablet devices is getting common and they will be the media for pervasive/ubiquitous computing. This means that the information and business operations will be available at anywhere and anytime. This scenario creates a huge demand of Data Communication & Networking graduates within the communications industries, including software and hardware companies as well as telecommunications and other communications-based industries. Amongst the career path envision for these graduates are Network and Data Communication Analyst, Network Systems Engineer, Network Security Analyst, Network Support Engineer, Voice or Data Communications Analyst, Internet/intranet Administrator, Telecommunication Specialist and Support.

Besides 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.