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Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security) (Hons)

Offered by: First City University College (FCUC)

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Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusFirst City UC
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Computing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryOthers
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
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Entry into our full-time/part-time Master of Software Engineering or Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme with special Alumni tuition fees.

Course Description

This programme equips students with a broad range of knowledge and technical skills in information technology, networking & cybersecurity. Students will study modules focusing on system analysis & design, computer architecture, cyber security, computer forensics, biometric technology, ethical hacking, Internet of Things and cloud computing. Emphasis is placed on network security, wireless and mobile security. Also, students will undergo internships where they will gain hands-on experience.

The Programme objectives are to:

  1. Equip students with knowledge and technical competencies in Computer Networking and Security for today’s dynamic IoT, Mobile Communications, Large-scale Systems, and Cloud Computing environment.
  2. Equip students with the ability to provide innovative, creative, and ethical integrated solutions for Computer Networking and Security.
  3. Equip students with the ability to design, configure and manage network infrastructure and security.
  4. Equip students with communication, teamwork, leadership, entrepreneurial, and social skills.
  5. Produce graduates who are mindful of social, ethical and professional practices to work globally and engage in research and life-long learning.
Curriculum

YEAR 1

  • Basic Computing Principles
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Programming Methods
  • Computer Ethics and Cyber Law
  • Web Design Principles
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Computer Architecture
  • Database Systems
  • Structured Programming
  • Internet Programming & Applications
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Network Security

YEAR 2

  • IT Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Administration
  • Computer Networks
  • Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • Software Development
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Wireless and Mobile Network Security
  • Biometric Technology

YEAR 3

  • Project 1
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • Project 2
  • Internet of Things for Mobile Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Elective I & II
    • Research Methodology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Mobile Platform Programming
    • Mandarin Language (Basic)
  • Elective III & IV
    • Real-time Analysis and Design
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Mandarin (Higher Basic)

Upon completion of Year 2, students are required to undergo 12 weeks of industrial training.

Entry Requirements
  • STPM – Minimum 2Cs with credit in Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent.
  • UEC – Minimum 5Bs (including English and Mathematics).
  • GCE A-LEVEL – Minimum 2Es with 5 credits in GCE O Level / SPM (including English and Mathematics).
  • FOUNDATION/MATRICULATION – Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0 with credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent.
  • DIPLOMA – Pass minimum CGPA 2.5 with a credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent.
  • OTHER QUALIFICATIONS – Equivalent qualifications which are recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Intake Months

JAN, JUN, OCT

Career Prospects
  • Cyber Security
  • Network Administration
  • Network Maintenance
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Data Centre Infrastructure
  • Network Consultancy
  • Network Analysis
  • Network and Security Policy Analysis and Management

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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