Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Networking Systems

With embedded curriculum of professional bodies such Microsoft, COMPTIA to equip students with relevant skills of information technology and management by offering entry, associate and professional certification

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DURATION:
4 years

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Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map

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DESCRIPTION

The Networking Systems graduate is prepared to take leadership roles in the application, development, and management of advancements in digital technologies such as computers, network communications, high-speed control, smart devices and software (also known as far-reaching applications) as there is a constant demand for skilled professionals. Exceptional technical understanding provided by this programme enables graduates to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving digital world.  Its strong technical emphasis meets employers’ needs and allows the graduates an excellent foundation to enter multiple high-playing career paths. In addition to that, this unique curriculum balances theory with extensive hands-on experience.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

  • Network administrator
  • Network engineer
  • Network support specialist
  • Entry network technician
  • Network specialists
  • Network administrator
  • Network installer
  • Network support engineer
  • Network engineer
  • System engineer
  • Network support specialists
  • Network administrators
  • Network consultant
  • System integrators

OBJECTIVES
This programme is designed to produce:

  • Coverage of the academic and vocational aspects equipped with CCNA and CCNP certifications from CISCO, as added value for them to compete in the job market
  • Courses focusing on the advancements in digital technologies to create a constant demand for skilled professionals and exciting digital careers
  • Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions in Networking and Engineering Technology context in facilitating the future changes
  • Students with high order skills, such as critical thinkers, independent, cooperative learning, intellectual, communication ability, teamwork capabilities that provide opportunities for job placement or advanced study programmes in relevant area.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

NO Programme Educational Outcomes (PEO)
PEO1 UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in engineering technology related industries.
PEO2 UniKL graduates who  have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their roles in industry.
PEO3 UniKL graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
PEO4 UniKL graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
PEO5 UniKL graduates who are capable to participate in business and technopreneurial activities of the industries.

 

NO Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)
PLO1 Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, networking and computing specialization to define and applied procedures, processes, systems or methodologies.
PLO2 Identify, formulate, research literature and solve broadly-defined networking problems reaching substantiated conclusions using methods or tools appropriate to their discipline or area of specialization.
PLO3 Design solutions for broadly-defined engineering technology problems and contribute to the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.
PLO4 Conduct investigations of broadly-defined problems; locate, search and select relevant data from configurations, databases and literature, design and conduct experiments to provide valid conclusion.
PLO5 Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern networking tools, to broadly-defined networking activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
PLO6 Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse technical teams.
PLO7 Communicate effectively on broadly defined networking activities with the networking community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.
PLO8 Demonstrate understanding of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practice.
PLO9 Understand the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal context and demonstrate knowledge of and the need for sustainable development.
PL10 Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practice.
PL11 Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of management, business practices, and technopreneurial competencies.
PL12 Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning.

 

MODULES

SEMESTER SUBJECTS
Semester 1

In this semester, students will be equipped with mathematical and language modules as well as IT and engineering technology (ET) skills.  At the end of the semester, students will have the opportunity to expose themselves to various terminologies and basic concepts on each module. These skills are imperative in ensuring the students conception of computer systems and communication to equip them for a smooth transition to the subsequent modules.

  • Mathematics for Technologies 1 (Mathematic Module)
  • Fundamental English (Language Module)
  • Principles of Computer Programming (Programming module)
  • Introduction to Computing and Information System
  • Data Communications
  • Digital Principles (ET module)

 

Semester 2

Business, programming and ETs module help to develop the students’ knowledge and skills, as well as the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning. The CCNA module provides students with details for more advanced study in subsequent semesters. The knowledge gained through this semester will provide them with a better understanding of the components involved in the networking systems.

  • Mathematics for Technologist 2 (Mathematic Module)
  • Professional English 1(Language Module)
  • Technopreneurship (Business module)
  • Object Oriented Programming (Programming module)
  • Digital System (ET module)
  • Network Fundamentals (CCNA module)

 

Semester 3
The CCNA modules enables students to move towards the advanced modules which expand students’ knowledge and efficiency in the pursued of understanding the networking system.
  • Engineering Mathematics 1 (Mathematic Module)
  • Professional English 2 (Language Module)
  • Data Structures and Algorithms (Programming module)
  • Microprocessor (ET module)
  • Routing Protocols and Concepts (CCNA module)
  • LAN Switching (CCNA module)

 

Semester 4

More skills and different environment will be equipped in OS module also Wireless network and Database Management Systems subjects.

 

  • System Tools and Administration (OS module)
  • Wireless Network
  • Database Management Systems
  • WAN Technology (CCNA module)
  • Innovation Management (Business module)

 

Semester 5

The CCNP modules exposed students to more advanced concepts, skills and issues in the related areas and also as additional Network Security and Telecommunications courses.

  • Advanced Routing (CCNP module)
  • Multilayer Switching(CCNP module)
  • System and Network Programming (OS module)
  • Network Security
  • Telecommunications
  • Mandarin 1 (Language Module)
Semester 6

The CCNP modules develop skills and capabilities in solving problems and exposing students to the idea of multi solution to solve a problem.  Students also are presented with electives.  Besides that, this semester will help students to develop their research skills through the Research Methodology module. As an addition, students will be exposed to important management skills such as coordinating and integrating flows within and among companies.  They will also be exposed to the skill needed in managing a project as they start to identify their own project.

  • Elective BNS 1**
  • Networks Troubleshooting (CCNP module)
  • Project Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Mandarin 2

 

Semester 7

The semester culminates in the Networking System Project which integrates skills, knowledge and understanding from the full programme. Students will also conclude their project through the Final Year Project 2 course.

  • Elective BNS 2**
  • Elective BNS 3**
  • Network Management
  • Cyber Law
  • Final Year Project

 

Semester 8

This semester is an industrial exposure through the Industrial Training / Internship programme as part of the curriculum to increase employability amongst BNS students. The industrial training will provide them with invaluable insights of the networking system industry. In many occasions, the placements will offer opportunities for full time employment later on.

  • Industrial Training

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

We provide opportunities for the students to take Cisco certification, an industry recognized credential that can be used to effectively validate one’s skills in Networking. The Cisco certification are offered in the following certification types:-

  • CCENT certification
  • CCNA Routing & Switching certification
  • CCNP Routing & Switching certification

COLLABORATION

Strong relationship with Alumni with many workshops, professional talks, competitions and sharing session conducted.

Collaboration with well-known certification bodies and industries such Cisco System and Cisco Networking Academy

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION
Cisco System and Cisco Networking Academy

Contact Us

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Malaysian Institute of Information Technology
1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +603-2175 4000 ext: 4146, 5407
Fax : +603-2175 4441

Website : www.miit.unikl.edu.my
Email : admission.miit@unikl.edu.my

NOTE: Programme contents are subject to change. All information is correct at the time of publishing, the university reserves the right to change any information without prior notice and for more information please contact us.