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Programme Profile

Master of Computer Science (Web Technology) is to change the direction of the country’s landscape-oriented Web technology users (technologyuser) to the inventor (technology-creator). Technology users only use the existing infrastructure, while the inventor of the technology is able to create, modify and develop appropriate applications and platforms. Therefore, this program is structured to produce versatile graduates characterized by techno-entrepreneurs who will propel Malaysia to become a highincome developed countries and relevant to the objectives of the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025. The main goal of this program is intended to meet the challenges and demand for local and international markets to produce experts in the context of Web technology.

Programme Objective

Graduates who:

  • able to obtain creative and innovative solutions to web computing problems and provide quality services to web-based computing industries;
  • have expertise in analyzing and solving real-life problem using web-based technical and social approach for communicating research findings;
  • who have competent managerial and analytical skills with strategic leadership qualities;
  • who have sufficient technopreneurship knowledge as well as creative and innovative;

Program Structure

Full time and Part Time

Mode and Duration

 

Full time

Part time

Long Semester

Short Semester

Long Semester

Short Semester

Number of weeks

17

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17

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Number of semester

3-4

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4-8

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Number of years

Min - 1 ½ years

Max - 2 years

Min - 2 years

Max - 4 years

Suitable Candidates

Any computer-related or engineering or science-related undergraduates

Admission Requirement

Bachelor degree with honors in the field of computer science (level 6 KKM) OR related discipline from Universiti Teknologi MARA with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR

Bachelor degree with honors in the field of computer science (level 6 KKM) OR related discipline from local or foreign universities with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent; OR

Bachelor degree with honors in the field of computer science (level 6 KKM) OR related discipline from local or foreign universities with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and less than 2.75 with stringent internal evaluation; OR

Bachelor degree with honors in the field of computer science (level 6 KKM) OR related discipline from local or foreign universities with CGPA less than 2.50 AND subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience.

Plan of Study

Semester 1, Year 1
Web Economics
Web Architecture
Seminar in Computer Science
Elective 1
Research Methods in Computing

Semester 2, Year 1
Web Technology and Engineering
Advanced Data Organization
Search Engine and Web Navigation
Reading in Computer Science
Elective 2

Semester 3, Year 2
Data Visualization
Web Intelligence
Computing Project

Electives
Interactive Computing
Network Society and Internet Culture
Virtual Environment
Adaptive Semantic Web
Web Information Security
Usability Engineering
Ethics and Cyber Law

Career Opportunities

Graduates have the opportunities to become experts in the field of web technology for local and global companies, competitive workforces who have advanced knowledge to lead the field of ICT and scholars who are able to explore new research areas and pursue higher academic achievements.

Top rank careers: Web Designer, Platform-based Web Developer