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Programme Profile

The programme is aimed at professionals working in the field of computer networking technologies, who wish to further their education, gain a higher academic qualification and enhance their career prospects.

The programme offers an education based on key concept and advanced principles required to analyse, design, develop and manage future networking systems and understand current and future technologies.

At the end of the programme students are expected to develop professional attitudes and technical skills necessary to progress in the rapidly evolving field of networking technologies.

Mode and Duration

Full-time : 3 – 4 semesters
Part-time : 4 – 8 semesters
 
Classes are conducted on Weekends or evenings of working days.

Program Structure

The MSc (Computer Networking) by coursework only is a fully taught programme, which requires the candidates to follow a programme of nine (9) courses and a submission of a dissertation which is relevant to the focus of the programme.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor Degree qualification in Computing or Engineering, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent, recognized by the UiTM senate; or

Bachelor Degree qualification in Computing or Engineering with CGPA less than 2.50 or its equivalent recognized by the UiTM senate, can be accepted, with a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant field.

Course Offered

Students are required to complete 42 credit units of courses and pass with a minimum B grade with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.00.

Plan of Study

Semester 1 Year 1
Advanced Network Design and Management, High Speed Networks, Network Performance Modeling, Mobile Computing Technology, Elective I.

Semester 2 Year 1
Advanced Wireless Networks, Advanced Network Security, Advanced Network Programming, Research Methods in Computing, Advanced Internetwork Technologies.

Semester 3 Year 2
Advanced Distributed Systems, Computing Project, Elective II.

Programme by Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Science in Computer Networking by coursework and dissertation programme is a combination of a taught course and a submission of a dissertation. This programme requires candidates to follow a programme of nine (9) courses and a submission of a dissertation which is relevant to the focus of the programme.