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Programme Synopsis

The programme has the following objectives, to produce graduates:

  • with strong principles of netcentric that lead to and sustain a productive netcentric career
  • with effective communication, interpersonal and management skills
  • with professional attitude and ethics who will provide significant contribution for the benefit of humanity
  • with good leadership qualities and work in a team
  • who are adaptable and adequately prepared to join the local as well as the global workforce
  • with technopreneurship capibility
  • with problem solving and critical thinking skills

Career Opportunities

At present and even more in the future, most or all organizations will have to embrace the Internet for their information and business operations. These huge market demands strong and competent Netcentrics’ workforce to build, appreciate, understand and manage the business operations. At the same time, the distributed, scalable and flexible system is highly needed. The degree in Netcentric Computing prepares the graduates to meet these challenges. Amongst the career path envision for these graduates are Computer Network, Web-based Application and Distributed Systems Developer, Web Master, Network Administrator,Network Architect, Network Engineer, Telecommunication Specialist and Support.

Beside these options, there are strong career paths open to graduates of this area within the civil service, general management positions and marketing departments of most industries and government. There are also a wide number of opportunities for further study at the postgraduate levels.

Admission Requirements

1. A Diploma in Computer Science / Quantitative Sciences / Mathematical Sciences from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
OR
2. A Diploma in Computer Science / Quantitative Sciences / Mathematical Sciences from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
at least one (1) year working experience in relevant fields
OR
3. Relevant diploma of UiTM from Science and Technology (S&T) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
4. Relevant diploma from other institutions which are recognized by the Government of Malaysia in Computing with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
5. Relevant diploma from other institutions which are recognized by the Government of Malaysia in Science and Technology (S&T) with a
minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
6. Asasi UiTM / Asasi Sains UM / KPM Matriculation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
7. STPM or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Grade C in any two (2) subjects
AND
Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
8. Pass MQA (Aptitude and Portfolio Assessment Test)
AND
Age 21 years old and above
AND
Seven (7) years working experiences in relevant fields
AND
Pass interview at the faculty level

note: All applicants must pass MUET with minimum score of Band 2

Plan of study

Semester 1 Year 1
Co-Curriculum I, Islamic and Asian Civilization, Fundamentals of Computer Problem Solving, Applied Probability and Statistics, Fundamentals of Computer Science, Economics, Fundamentals of Information System Development.

Semester 2 Year 1
Co-Curriculum II, Digital Electronics, Object-Oriented Programming, Principles of Operation Systems, Dynamic Web Application Development, Linear Algebra I, Introduction to Management.

Semester 3 Year 2
Co-Curriculum III, Third Language I, Netcentric Fundamentals, Malaysian History, English fo Critical Academic Reading, Database Management Systems, Network Programming, Principles of Networking, Elective I.

Semester 4 Year 2
English for Academic Writing, Third Language II, Information & Network Security, Web Technology, Advanced Netcentric, Network Design and Management, Operational Research, Elective II.

Semester 5 Year 3
Third Language III, English for Professional Interaction, Web Engineering, Project Formulation, Fundamental of Artificial Intelligent, Elective III, Elective IV.

Semester 6 Year 3
Technoprenuership, Ethical, Social & Professional Issues, Project, Network and System Administration, English Exit Test (EET).

Semester 7 Year 4
Industrial Attachment