Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science (Information & Communication Technology) - School of Computing

ABOUT

The aim of this programme is to produce graduates from non-computing background who are knowledgeable, competitive, principled and skilled in theory and practice of information technology to deal with an organization's computing needs.

At The end of this programme, students are expected to:

1) Demonstrate ICT knowledge and skills in line with the requirements of business practices.
2) Practise acquired ICT technical skills professionally and ethically.
3) Apply acquired ICT skills in solving problems and display creativity and innovation in providing solution.
4) Demonstrate good communication, social interaction, and responsibility in bridging the digital partition within social environment.
5) Participate in teams in solving organisational and business problems and to support management functions of business.
6) Participate in lifelong learning, research, career advancement activities, and keep up-to-date with knowledge of emerging information and communication technologies.
7) Combine suitable business and entrepreneurial skills in ICT related projects.
8) Demonstrate ethical ICT professionalism through positive attitudes and punctuality.
9) Demonstrate leadership skills in fulfilling responsibilities within social environment.

Master of Science (Information and Communication Technology) is offered in one mode:

• Coursework

Coordinator:
Name : Dr. Rohaida Romli
Tel: +604-928 5063
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SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for the Master's Programme under the UUM College of Arts and Sciences must possess:

a) A bachelor's degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or
b) A bachelor's degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant work experience; or
c) Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate; and
d) Fulfil the English Language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Coursework

The Master of Science (Information and Communication Technology) is offered by coursework. Students are required to complete at least 42 credit hours, which comprise of the following:

Mode of Studies

Courses

CORE COURSE

(24 CREDIT HOURS)

· STIA5014 Principles and Techniques in Programming

· STID5024 Database Application Development

· STIW5034 Information System Development

· STIJ5024 Internet Technology

· STIK5014 Computer Systems and Networks

· SZRZ6014 Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE

(12 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose 3 courses from any one of the specialization listed below or any other courses approved by the College:

A) INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
STID6014 IT Policy and Strategy
STID6024 Decision Support System
STID6034 E-Government & Managing ICT in Public Sector
STID6044 Managing Knowledge in a Changing World
STID6054 Seminar in Information Technology
B) NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION
STIJ6014 Network Security
STIJ6024 Information Security
STIJ6034 Network Management
STIJ6044 Mobile Internet Programming
STIJ6054 Computer Forensic
STIK6014 Network Architecture and Design
C) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
STIN6034 Intelligent Agent Development

STIN6044 Intelligent Database

STIN6054 Web Based Intelligent System

STIN6064 Natural Language Computing

STIN6074 Fuzzy Logic

STIN6084 Genetic Algorithms

STIN6094 Swarm Computing

STIN5024 Data Mining

STIN5034 Neural Network

D) SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
TIV5014 Interaction Design
STIW6014 Requirements Engineering
STIW6024 Measuring Software Engineering
STIV6014 Usability Engineering
STIJ6044 Mobile Internet Programming
E) MULTIMEDIA
STIV5014 Interaction Design
STIV6024 Virtual Reality
STIV6014 Usability Engineering
STIV6034 Video Production Technique
STIJ6044 Mobile Internet Programming

PROJECT PAPER

(6 CREDIT HOURS)

STIZ6996 Project Paper



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Contact Us

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297

Email: ahsgs@uum.edu.my

Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed