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Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Network & Security)(Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)19600/Course
FacultyFaculty of Computing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Additional NotesUPU Code (for reference): TK26
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Computer network plays an important role in human life. We are communicating using voice, data, and video all a time through this computer network and it becomes part of human communication media. We are dealing with many applications every day that need data to be traveling from one end to the other. How data travel, how to secure these data are the question to be the answer in this program of Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Network and Security). Students are trained to be Computer Scientists who can utilize Computer Science techniques in managing, analyzing, modeling, monitoring, developing and solving problems in the field of a computer network and computer security.

          Core computer science courses will equip students to become software and application developer. Core majoring will furnish with technical knowledge and hands-on in a computer network and security. Elective courses will give the extra information on network analysis and administration, network programming, cryptography, security management and security programming.


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. Assessment: 30-50% examination, 50-70% course work.


YEAR 1 (Semester I)

  • Technology & Information System
  • Discrete Structure
  • Programming Technique I
  • Digital Logic
  • Malaysia Dynamic
  • Arts, Customs & Beliefs of Malaysians (International Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (TITAS)
  • Bahasa Melayu Untuk Komunikasi (International Students)


YEAR 1 (Semester II)

  • Computational Mathematics
  • Programming Technique II
  • Network Communications
  • Probability & Statistical Data Analysis
  • Academic English Skills
  • Science, Technology and Human


YEAR 2 (Semester I) 

  • Database
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Advanced Academic English Skills


YEAR 2 (Semester II)

  • Web Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems
  • Co-curriculum

Elective Courses – Choose 1 (3 Credits)

  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Networks Lab
  • Database Programming


YEAR 3 (Semester I)

  • Theory of Computer Science
  • Innovation & Creativity Subcluster – Choose 1 from 3 electives

Elective Courses – Choose 4 (13 Credits)

  • Applications Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Inter Networking Technology
  • Inter Networking Technology Lab
  • Computer Security
  • Network Administration and Management


YEAR 3 (Semester II)

  • Technopreneurship Seminar
  • Fundamental of Technopreneurship
  • Computer Network & Security Project I
  • English for Professional Purpose

Elective Courses – Choose 3 (9 Credits)

  • Cryptography
  • Network Programming
  • Netcentric Computing
  • Network Analysis and Design Simulation


YEAR 4 (Semester I) 

  • Industrial Training (HW)
  • Industrial Training Report


YEAR 4 (Semester II)

  • Elective Foreign Language
  • Computer Network & Security Project II

Elective Courses – Choose 3 (9 Credits)

  • Elective Courses – Choose 3 (9 Credits)
  • Network Security
  • Security Management
  • Security Programming
  • Special Topics on Network & Security
  • Computer Forensic
Entry Requirements

To graduate, students MUST:
i)   Achieve a total of 128 credit hours with minimum of CPA of 2.0
ii) Pass industrial training (equivalent to 12 credit hours), which 4 credits will be graded & 8 credit as HW status.
iii) Complete Computer Network and Security Projects.


Career Prospects

Graduate of the programme can work as an Analyst/Programmer, System Analyst, Software Developer, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Computer Security Consultant, Academician, and Researcher.

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

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