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.

For older curriculum, please refer the link below.

SCSR 2018/2019-1 (SEP 2018 INTAKE) CURRICULUM STRUCTURE
SECR CURRICULUM STRUCTURE 20192020
SECR Handbook 2109/2020
SECRH 2020/2021 HANDBOOK
SECR/SECRH CURRICULUM STRUCTURE for INTAKE 2019/2020-2 (Feb 2020) and 20202021-2 (March 2021)

2020/2021-1 intake

(older plan please refer links above)

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

UHMT 2012 Leadership in Organisation, UHMS 2022 Critical and Creative Thinking, UHMS 2032 The Human Side of Knowledge Management, UHMS 2042 Development and Global Issues, UHMT 2052 Guidance & Counselling, UHMT 2062 Psychology of Adjustment, UBSS 2072 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property, UBSS 2082 Law for Entrepreneurs, UBSS 2092 Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, UBSS 2102 Social Entrepreneurship, UHMS 2112 Engineering Communication, UHMS 2122 Human Communication, UHMT 2132 Professional Ethics, UHMJT2142 Professional Ethics, Safety and Health (Ningen Ryoku)

Enrichment of Knowledge Elective

UHII 2012 Al-Qur’an dan Ketamadunan Manusia, UHIT 2032 Institusi Kehidupan dan Pembangunan Lestari, UHIZ 2042 Kajian Masa Hadapan, UHIT 2052 Undang-Undang Keluarga, UHIZ 2062 Sains Dunia, UHIS 2072 Ekonomi Lestari, UHIS 2082 Konsep dan Amalan Pengurusan Halal, UHII 2092 Falsafah Kesenian Islam, UHII 2102 Islam dan Kesihatan, UHII 2132 Keusahawanan Islam, UETS 2142 Kelestarian Tenaga

Foreign Language Electives

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

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.