SCSR Programme Specification

For Class of 2018, 2019, 2020, refer here.

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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 : BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (COMPUTER NETWORK & SECURITY)

Study Duration: Minimum 8 Semesters / Maximum 12 Semesters

SUGGESTED STUDY PLAN FOR SEPTEMBER INTAKE

YEAR 1 (SEPTEMBER)
 
YEAR 1 (FEBRUARY)
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSI 1013
 Discrete Structure
3
SCSI 1113
 Computational Mathematics
3
SCSJ 1013
 Programming Technique 1
3
PT1
SCSJ 1023
 Programming Technique II
3
SCSP 1513
 Technology & Information Systems
3
SCSl 2143
 Probability & Statistical Data Analysis
3
SCSR 1013
 Digital Logic
3
Logic
SCSR 2033
 Computer Organisation & Architecture
3
UHAK 1012
 Graduate Success Attributes
2
SCSV 2113
 Human Computer Interaction
3
UHAS 1172/ UHAK 1022
 Malaysia Dynamic (local)
 Malaysian Studies 3 (international)
2
ULAB 1122
 Academic English Skills 
2
UICI 1012/ ULAM1012
 Islamic & Asian Civilisation (local)
 Malay Lang for Comm 2 (international)
2
Total Credit:
18
Total Credit: 17
.
YEAR 2 (SEPTEMBER)

       

YEAR 2 (FEBRUARY)
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
 Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSR 1213
 Network Communications (CCNA1) 3
DB
SCSV 1223
 Web Programming
3
SCSD 2523
 Database
3
PT1
SCSJ 2154
 Object Oriented Programming
4
SCSD 2613
 System Analysis and Design
3
SCSJ 2203
 Software Engineering
3
PT2
SCSJ 2013
 Data Structure and Algorithm
3
NetComm
SCSR 2242
SCSR 2941
 Computer Networks (CCNA2)
Computer Networks Lab
2
1
COA
SCSR 2043
 Operating Systems
3
SCSR 3413
 Computer Security
3
   UKQx xxx2  Co-curriculum 2
English1
ULAB 2122
  Advanced Academic English Skills
2
Total Credit:
17
Total Credit:
18
.
YEAR 3 (Semester I)
YEAR 3 (Semester II)
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
 
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
DataStruct
SCSJ 3553
 Artificial Intelligence
3
   
AD
SCSR 3032
 Computer Network & Security Project I 
2
SCSR 3104
 Applications Development
(CAPSTONE PROJECT)
4
Discrete, DataStruct
SCSJ 3032
 Theory of Computer Science
3
CompNet SCSR 3242
SCSR3941
 Inter Networking Technology (CCNA3 & 4)
Inter Networking Technology Lab
2
1
SCSD 3761  Technopreneurship Seminar 1  1
UHAK 1032  Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2
CompSec SCSR 3443  Introduction to Cryptography 3       Elective Courses – Choose 3 3 
ULAx 1122  Foreign Language Elective 2
English2 ULAB 3162  English for Professional Purpose 2
UKQE3001  ***Extracurricular Experiential Learning  1
Total Credit:
17/18
Total Credit:
17
.
YEAR 4 (Semester I)
YEAR 4 (Semester II)
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
 
Pre-Req
Code
Course Name
Credit
SCSR 4118
 Industrial Training (HW)
8
PSM1
SCSR 4134
 Computer Networks & Security Project 2
4
SCSR 4114
 Industrial Training Report
4
 UICL 2302  The Thought of Sciences & Technology 2
UICL 2xx2
 Enrichment of Knowledge Elective
2
Elective Courses – Choose 2
3
3
Total Credit:
12
Total Credit:
14


Total number of credits for graduation :
131 for Class 0f 2022 / 130 credit for Class of 2021

*** Only for Class of 2022
(HW) = Hadir Wajib or Pass/Fail.

SCSR Elective Courses (ALL) Enrichment of Knowledge Elective (ALL)
SCSR 3223 High Performance & Parallel Computing
SCSR 3253 Network Programming
SCSR 3263 Wireless Sensor Network
SCSR 4283 Network Analysis & Design Simulation
SCSR 4433 Penetration Testing
SCSR 4453 Network Security
SCSR 4473 Security Management
SCSR 4483 Secure Programming
SCSR 4493 Computer Forensic
SCSR 4973 Special Topics on Network & Security
UICL 2012 Al-Qur’an dan Ketamadunan Manusia
UICL 2032 Institusi Kehidupan dan Pembangunan Lestari
UICL 2042 Kajian Masa Hadapan
UICL 2052 Undang-Undang Keluarga
UICL 2062 Sains Dunia
UICL 2072 Ekonomi Lestari
UICL 2082 Konsep dan Amalan Pengurusan Halal
UICL 2092 Falsafah Kesenian Islam
UICL 2102 Islam dan Kesihatan
UICL 2132 Keusahawanan Islam
Generic Skills Electives Foreign Language Electives
UHAK 2012 Leadership in Organisation
UHAK 2022 Critical and Creative Thinking
UHAK 2032 The Human Side of Knowledge Management
UHAK 2042 Global Development and Issues
UHAK 2052 Guidance & Counselling
UHAK 2062 Psychology of Adjustment
UHAK 2072 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property
UHAK 2082 Law for Entrepreneurs
UHAK 2092 Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
UHAK 2102 Social Entrepreneurship
UHAK 2112 Engineering Communication
UHAK 2122 Human Communication
UHAK 2132 Professional Ethics
UICI 2022 Islamic Enterpreneurship
UKQK 2012 Innovation and Creativity
ULAC 1112 Mandarin I
ULAF 1112 French I
ULAJ 1112 Japanese I

 

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.
  5. demonstrate professional ethics awareness as well as social responsibility as a computer scientist specializing in networking and computer security.

 

Programme Learning Outcomes

(A) TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES
Code
Intended Learning Outcomes
Teaching and Learning
Methods
Assessment
PLO1 – KW
(Knowledge Understanding)
Ability to acquire 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.

PLO2 – AP
(Application)

Ability to exhibit technical competencies in configuring, analyzing, designing and developing computer network and security system using standard approaches.
Lectures, tutorials, laboratory works, active learning, collaborative learning.
Examinations, laboratory reports, discussions (peer evaluation), problem-based exercises (reports, reviews, presentations), reports.

PLO3 – PS
(Problem Solving)

Ability to creatively solve real world computer network and security problems through Computer Science principles using current tools and techniques.
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

PLO4 – CS
(Communication Skills)

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.

PLO5 – TH
(Thinking Skills)

Ability to think critically and creatively to solve problems.
Independent projects, group projects, industrial training.
Project reports, seminar presentations, seminar reports, individual database system project, problem based examinations, laboratory reports.

PLO6 – SC
(Scholarship)

Ability to continuously integrate Computer Science knowledge and skills through lifelong learning process.
Group projects presentation.
Oral presentation, peer evaluation.

PLO7 – TW
(Team working & Leadership Skills)

Ability to lead and work effectively in a team to achieve common goals.
Tutorials, laboratory works, group project assignments, independent reading.
Group reports, learning logs/diaries, seminar presentation.

PLO8 – AD
(Adaptability)

Ability to adapt and work effectively in varying cultures of communities, professional fields and environments.

Independent research projects, group research projects, industrial training.
Industrial training reports, independent project reports, peer evaluation, learning portfolios.

PLO9 – GC
(Global Citizen)

Ability to behave ethically, responsibly, and professionally with integrity in carrying out responsibilities and making decisions.

Project, group discussions, industrial training.
Industrial training reports, peer evaluation.

PLO10 – ES
(Enterprising Skills)

Ability to identify business opportunities and develop entrepreneurship mind-set and skills.
Business idea generation, business plan, group project.
Business idea competition, presentation, final project commercial value.

 

Programme Structures

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.

UTM PROFESSIONAL SKILLS CERTIFICATE (PSC)

Students are required to enrol and pass all certificate programmes offered by the Centres of Excellence in the University and the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) during the weekend.

  1. How to Get Yourself Employed (HTGYE)
  2. ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Requirement (ISO)
  3. Occupational Safety and Health Awareness (OSHA)
  4. How to Manage Your Personal Finance (HTMYPF)
  5. Test of English Communication Skills for Graduating Students (TECS):

(i)    TECS 1001 (Paper I – Oral Interaction)

(ii)   TECS 1002 (Paper II – Writing)

 

Award requirements:

To graduate, students MUST:

  1. Achieve a total of 131 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.
  4. pass the 5 compulsory Professional Skills Courses.

 

Career Prospects

Graduate of the programme can work as an Programmer, System Engineer, Network Engineer, Security Analyst, System Analyst, System & Network Administrator.