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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Communications and Networking

Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
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Exam BodyUTAR, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)RM62,800
CampusKampar Campus
FacultyFaculty of Information and Communication Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT

The UTAR Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) Communications and Networking is recognised by the following organisations.

Course Description

The field of communications and networking has enabled us to live in a more 'connected' world through the use of internet, smart phones, smart home appliances, social networking as well as other various communication devices and applications. All of us rely on some aspects of communications and networking everyday in our study, work, entertainment, etc. 

This programme aims to develop students to be competent in design, development and implementation of communications and networking systems. the programme emphasises laboratory sessions that expose students with the current industrial and commercial networking standards and practices.  

The programme also introduces the latest network technologies and future trends such as server management and administration, wireless and mobile networking, multimedia and real-time transmission, embedded networking devices, wireless and network security, and network programming. 

This will provide a strong foundation for graduates to further their studies and/or engage in research and development activities in their future careers. In addition, the program will equip students for their professional networking certifications such as Cisco Certified network Associate (CCNA) and Huawei Certified Datacom Associate (HCDA).

Entry Requirements
  • UTAR Foundation Programme
  • STPM: Grade C/C+ in 2 relevant subjects depending on the programs (except M.B.B.S. and Quantity Surveying)
  • A-Level: Grade D in 2 or 3 relevant subjects
  • UEC: Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  • SAM: ATAR 70 and Grade B in at least 2 relevant subjects
  • CPU: An average of 70% in 6 relevant subjects (depending on programs)
  • Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education
  • Foundation/Diploma in the relevant fields
  • Other recognized equivalent qualifications
Intake MonthsJan, Jun, October
Career Prospects
  • Network Designer 
  • IT Security Specialist 
  • Network Administrator 
  • Network Security Architect 
  • Network Engineer 
  • Network Manager 

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

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