Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Networks and Security)

INTRODUCTION

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.

 

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION

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Programme Name Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Network & Security)
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Final Award Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Network & Security)
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Awarding Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
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Teaching Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
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Professional of Statutory Body of Accreditation
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Language(s) of Instruction Bahasa Malaysia and English
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Mode of Study (Conventional, Distance Learning, etc) Conventional
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Mode of Operation (Franchise, Self-govern, etc) Self-govern
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Study Scheme (Full Time/Part Time) Full Time
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Study Duration Minimum : 4 years Maximum : 6 years
Type of Semester
No. of Semesters
No. of Weeks
Full Time
Part Time
Full Time
Part Time
Normal
8
14
Short
11
Entry Requirements

 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

The objectives of the BCS (Computer Network and Security) are to provide the knowledge, skills and attributes that should be achieved by the graduates for a successful career. The program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:

  1. obtain employment in local and global industries and organization, where they are competent in applying the fundamental knowledge,
    computational principles and skills in computer network and security areas.
  2. demonstrate the ability to learn and grow throughout their career and further contribute to the advancement of the computer network and
    security discipline.
  3. develop software of increasing size and complexity, proficiently applying computer network and security theoretical knowledge across
    different application.
  4. become leaders or technopreneurs in computer science discipline.

 

Programme Learning Outcomes

(A) TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES
Code
Intended Learning Outcomes
Teaching and Learning
Methods
Assessment
PO1
(Knowledge
Understanding)
Ability to acquire and apply theory and principles of Computer Science and equip with social science and personal development knowledge.
Lectures, tutorials, laboratory works, problem-based learning, active learning, cooperative learning.
Examinations, laboratory reports, discussions (peer evaluation), problem-based exercises (reports, reviews, presentations), reports.
PO2
(Technical)
Ability to design and construct
computer programs using standard approaches.
Lectures, tutorials, laboratory works, active learning, collaborative learning.
Examinations, laboratory reports, discussions (peer evaluation), problem-based exercises (reports, reviews, presentations), reports.
PO3
(Solve Problems)
Ability to identify, formulate and
solve real world network and security problems using current practices.
Project supervision, lectures,
tutorials, review (articles and tools), laboratory works, seminars, directedreading
Examinations, laboratory reports, peer assessment, assignment (report, presentation), project reports.
(B) GENERIC SKILLS
Code
Intended Learning Outcomes
Teaching and Learning
Methods
Assessment
PO4
(CS-Communication)
Ability to present technical solutions to a range of audience.
Individual presentation, Independent research projects, group research projects, Industrial training.
Oral presentation, peer evaluation, supervisor evaluation.
PO5
(CTPS-Critical
Thinking & Problem
Solving)
Ability to think critically and creatively in order to solve real world problem.
Independent projects, group projects, industrial training.
Project reports, seminar presentations, seminar reports, individual database system project, problem based examinations, laboratory reports.
PO6
(TS-Team Working)
Ability to work effectively in a team.
Group projects presentation.
Oral presentation, peer evaluation.
PO7
(LL-Life Long
Learning)
Ability to undertake lifelong learning and actively participate in change
Tutorials, laboratory works, group project assignments, independent reading.
Group reports, learning logs/diaries, seminar presentation.
PO8
(KK-Entrepreneurship)
The ability to identify business opportunity and develop entrepreneurship skills.
Business idea generation, business plan, group project.
Business idea competition, presentation, final project commercial value.
PO9
(LS-Leadership)
Ability to function effectively and with,responsibility as a leader in a team to achieve common goals.
Project, group discussions, industrial training.
Industrial training reports, peer evaluation.
PO10
(EM-Ethical Moral)
Ability to demonstrate behaviours that are consistent with the Code of Professional Ethics and Responsibilities.
Independent research projects, group research projects, industrial training.
Industrial training reports, independent project reports, peer evaluation, learning portfolios.

 

Programme Structures and Features, Curriculum and Award Requirements

The programme is offered in full-time mode based on a two (2) Semester Academic Year with several courses being delivered and assessed in each Semester. Assessment: 30-50% examination, 50-70% course work.

 

Award requirements:

To graduate, students MUST:

  1. Achieve a total of 128 credit hours with minimum of CPA of 2.0.
  2. Pass industrial training (equivalent to 12 credit hours), which 4 credits will be graded & 8 credit as HW status.
  3. Complete Computer Network and Security Projects.

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.

 

PROGRAMME : BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (COMPUTER NETWORK & SECURITY)

Study Duration: Minimum 8 Semesters / Maximum 12 Semesters

YEAR 1 (Semester I)
YEAR 1 (Semester II)
Code
Course Name
Credit
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSD1513
Technology & Information System
3
SCSI1113
Computational Mathematics
3
SCSI1013
Discrete Structure
3
SCSJ1023
Programming Technique II
3
SCSJ1013
Programming Technique I
3
SCSR1213
Network Communications
3
SCSR1013
Digital Logic
3
SCSl2143
Probability & Statistical Data Analysis
3
UHAS1172
UHAS1162
Malaysia Dynamic
Arts, Customs & Beliefs of Malaysians (International Students)
2
ULAB1122
Academic English Skills
2
UICI1012
Islamic & Asian Civilisation (TITAS)
2
ULAM1112
Bahasa Melayu untuk Komunikasi (International Students)
2
UICI2022
Science, Technology and Human
2
Total Credit:
16/18
Total Credit:
16
YEAR 2 (Semester I)
YEAR 2 (Semester II)
Code
Course Name
Credit
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSD2523
Database
3
SCSV1223
Web Programming
3
SCSD2613
System Analysis and Design
3
SCSJ2154
Object Oriented Programming
4
SCSJ2013
Data Structure and Algorithm
3
SCSJ2203
Software Engineering
3
SCSR2033
Computer Organisation and
Architecture
3
SCSR2043
Operating Systems
3
SCSV2113
Human Computer Interaction
3
ULAB2122
Advanced Academic English Skills
2
UKQXxxx2
Co-curriculum
2
Elective Courses – Choose 1 (3 Credits)
SCSR2242
Computer Networks
3
SCSR2941
Computer Networks Lab
SCSD2623
Database Programming
Total Credit:
17
Total Credit:
18
YEAR 3 (Semester I)
YEAR 3 (Semester II)
Code
Course Name
Credit
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSJ3203
Theory of Computer Science
3
SCSR3032
Computer Network & Security Project I
2
ULAB3162
English for Professional Purpose
2
SCSD3761
Technopreneurship Seminar
2
Elective Courses – Choose 4 (13 Credits)
UCSD2762
Fundamental of Technopreneurship
2
SCSR3104
Applications Development
4
UXXX2XX2
Innovation & Creativity Subcluster – Choose 1 from 3 electives
2
SCSJ3553
Artificial Intelligence
3
3
Elective Courses – Choose 3 (9 Credits)
SCSR3242
Inter Networking Technology
SCSR3443
Cryptography
3
3
3
SCSR3941
Inter Networking Technology Lab
SCSR3253
Network Programming
SCSR3413
Computer Security
SCSR3243
Netcentric Computing
SCSR4273
Network Administration and
Management
SCSR4283
Network Analysis and Design
Simulation
Total Credit:
18
Total Credit:
16
YEAR 4 (Semester I)
YEAR 4 (Semester II)
Code
Course Name
Credit
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSJ4118
Industrial Training (HW)
8
ULAxxxx2
Elective Foreign Language (Malaysian only)
2
SCSJ4114
Industrial Training Report
4
SCSR4134
Computer Network & Security Project II
4
Elective Courses – Choose 3 (9 Credits)
SCSR4453
Network Security
3
3
3
SCSR4473
Security Management
SCSR4483
Security Programming
SCSR4973
Special Topics on Network & Security
SCSR4493
Computer Forensic
3
Total Credit:
12
Total Credit:
18

 

Total number of credits for graduation : 128 credit

 
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