SECRH Programme Specification

BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (COMPUTER NETWORKS AND SECURITY) WITH HONOURS

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.

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SECR CURRICULUM STRUCTURE 20192020

SECR Handbook 2109/2020

SECRH 2020/2021 HANDBOOK


2020/2021-1 intake

SUGGESTED STUDY PLAN FOR SEPTEMBER INTAKE

Study Duration: Minimum 8 Semesters / Maximum 12 Semesters

Total number of credits for graduation :131 
(HW) = Hadir Wajib or Pass/Fail.

Generic Skills 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

Enrichment of Knowledge Elective

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

Foreign Language Electives

UHLC 1112 Mandarin I, UHLF 1112 French I, UHLJ 1112 Japanese I
UHLK 1112 Korea I, UHLA 1112 Arabic 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.

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.