Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Data Communications and Networking

Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)

(R2/481/6/0440) 08/24 (A5313)

Data Communications and networking graduates are expected to possess the knowledge and skills necessary to design, build, maintain and manage network and communication systems in any organisation. Therefore, this three-year programme will educate them on the core components of communication, such as Internet Computing, TCP/IP Programming, High-Speed networks, Client Server Computing and Real-Time Systems.

Our Data Communications and networking graduates would be able to branch into any area of communications and apply the knowledge they have acquired in network technology and telecommunications.

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  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation / Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects a AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent;* OR
    • Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • • Any other Diploma in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent.
    • Note: Candidates without a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent may be admitted if the qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and the achievement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the subject at SPM Level or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Mathematical Techniques
          Computer Programming
          Database Systems
          Operating Systems
          Discrete Mathematics and Probability
          Computer Architecture and Organisation
          Data Communications and Networking
          Ethics and Professional Conducts
      • Year 2
        • Data Structures and Algorithms
          Object Oriented Programming
          System Analysis and Design
          Computer Networks
          System Administration and Maintenance
          Technopreneur Venture
          Human Computer Interaction
          Information Assurance and Security
          Web Techniques and Application
          System Integration and Architecture
          Routing and Switching
          Industrial Training
      • Year 3
        • Project
          TCP/IP Programming
          Network Security and Management
          Cloud Computing
          Integrative Programming and Technologies
          High Speed Networks
          Mobile and Wireless Communications
          Real-Time System
    • Elective Subjects (Choose any 4 subjects)
      • Organisational Behaviour
        Applied Cryptography
        Information Theory
        Artificial Intelligence Fundamentals
        Expert Systems
        Project Management for Business Analysis
        Internet Marketing
        Introduction to Bioinformatics
        Knowledge Intelligence
    • University Subjects
      • Year 1
        Co-Curriculum
        Business and Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Foreign Language
      • Year 3
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 / Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
        Pengajian Malaysia 3 / Hubungan Etnik
  • Career Prospects
    • System Programmer, Network Engineer, Network Administrator.