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BIMCI Programme Handbook Sep2010

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									1. About FOCIT




The Faculty of Computing and IT (FOCIT) is one of the premier computing faculty in
the nation, offering a wide range of computing and IT courses which include INTI
International Universitty (IU) programme, computer science, software engineering,
network computing, business information technology and multimedia computing. The
programmes offered cover the whole spectrum of IT skills required for the nation
nowadays.
The curriculum is developed emphasizing an all-rounded development of a student‟s
cognitive and practical skills. The Faculty is staffed with qualified lecturers and is
equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The Faculty strives to develop an ambient
international learning environment for students‟ learning and personal development
experience to be meaningful, memorable and effective.
The faculty has produced more than 5000 graduates since its inception and most of
them have been gainfully employed in reputable companies. This is our strong
assurance and commitment of delivering quality programmes for the needs of the k-
economy.




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2. Why FOCIT ?

      The Computing & IT degree programmes are accredited by MQA and
       recognised by JPA.

      The mere fact of having produced more than 5,000 degree graduates since
       1998 puts the INTI International University Faculty of Computing & IT well
       ahead of others.

      Integrated curriculum imparts industry relevant skills such as Java, C++, .net,
       Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL server, Linux, Adobe products, Macromedia
       products, PC Troubleshooting, Value Plus, SPSS, etc. The Cisco Networking
       Academy which runs the much sought after CCNA qualification is under the
       auspices of INTI foundation.

      The strong strategic alliances INTI International University has with reputable
       industry leaders such as IBM, Intel, Singtel, Cisco and Citibank have made
       possible many invaluable intership and career opportunities for its students.

      As a pioneer in internationalising education in Malaysia, INTI International
       University today provides access to 330 prestigious universities in the UK,
       Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.

      INTI International University (IU) is the only overseas institution which has
       been designated as an Associate College by Coventry University and its
       franchised programmes with this university has been rated “EXCELLENT” by
       the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in the UK.

      Free Internet access in all computer labs and student hostel rooms.




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3. General Information

Programme Title              : BSc (Hons) in Internet and Multimedia Computing

Nature of Programme          : 3 years Honours Degree Course

Mode of Study                : Full-time

Programme Structure          : 8 semesters

Intake                       : January / May / August

4. Principal Staffs

 Position                      Name                                          Ext.
 Dean of FOCIT                 Ms. Tan Guan Chin                             2049
 Head of Programme             Ms. Yee Yin Yii                               2106
 Programme Officer             Ms. Anna Lee Shew Fang                        2405

5. Rationale of the Programme

B.Sc.(Hons) Internet and Multimedia Computing

This innovative course merges the two very demanding and closely related
technologies; Internet and Multimedia into one comprehensive course. The major
aim is at producing multimedia developers with Internet programming experience.

With the current phenomenal growth of the Internet and the usage of multimedia
elements in our current daily life, it will be a plus for students to master these two
very demanding and challenging fields. This course will not only enhance the
students‟ underlying theory of existing Internet and Multimedia technologies but also
emphasizes on the development of practical applications.

This programme is highly practical in nature with lots of hands-on session in the
Multimedia Laboratory. Students are exposed to specific areas which include
Multimedia Technology, Computer Graphics and Animations, Digital Video and
Sound Technology, Internet Programming, Web Design and Applications, and
object-oriented programming (JAVA).

To ensure a well-rounded and holistic education, the programme also incorporates
soft skills courses like employability skills, critical thinking skills, technical writing and
etc. Compulsory internship has been incorporated into the programme, ensuring that
students gain relevant and real-world work experience before graduating.

Upon completing the degree the graduates can embark on careers such as
multimedia application developer, web developer, animator, multimedia consultant,
multimedia production specialist, visualization specialist and multimedia designer.




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6. Programme Specification

B.Sc. (Hons) in Internet and Multimedia Computing (BIMCI)

Code         Course Title                                          Credits
Level 1
ICT2212      Fundamentals of Information Technology                      3
CSC2213      Introduction to Multimedia Computing                        4
CSC2211      Internet Technology                                         3
ICT2207      Systems Analysis and Design                                 3
MAT2204      Mathematics for Computing                                   3
ICT2216      Graphic Design and Innovation                               3
CSC2217      Multimedia Programming                                      4
ICT2209      Computer Ethics                                             3
ICT2218      User Interface Design                                  _____3_____
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Level 2
ICT3219      Computer Graphics and Animations                           4
CSC3221      Internet Programming I                                     4
CSC3222      Internet Programming II                                    4
ICT3204      Systems Development Tools and Techniques                   4
ICT3224      Multimedia Database Management System                      3
ICT3211      Computer Communications and Networks                       4
ICT3223      Digital Video and Sound Technology                         3
ICT3225      Multimedia Systems Design                             ______3____
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Level 3
ICT4218    Multimedia Project Management                                 3
ICT4230    Research Methodology                                          3
ICT4999    Project                                                       3
ICT4220    Multimedia Technologies                                       3
MGT4222    Cyberpreneurship                                              3
ICT4221    Internet Security Management                                  3
To choose two from the following:
CSC4219    Digital Image Processing                                      3
ICT4205    E-Commerce                                                    3
LAW4217    Cyber Law                                                     3_____
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Internship (Students will undergo Internship according to study plan)
ICT3888 Internship                                                       6
3 Short Skill Courses(SSC)                                               6
1 Communicative Foreign Language (CFL)                                   2
1 UCC Course                                                             3
3 MPW Courses                                                            9_____
                                                              Total:     108




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7. Requirements for Graduation

As per Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) guidelines, in order to receive a
degree, a student must take those courses required by the university or college, and
have accumulated 109 credit hours. MPW subjects are compulsory for ALL
Malaysian students. Students need to do 2 or 3 MPW subject (1 subject will be
exempted if a credit in B.M. has been obtained at the SPM level). International
students do not need to take MPW subjects. The breakdown of credits are as
follows:

BSc (Hons) in Internet and Multimedia Computing (BIMCI)
  – Academic subjects                     : 82 credits
  – Compulsory internship                 : 6 credits
  – 3 Soft Skills Subjects (SSC)          : 6 credits
  – 1 Communicative Foreign Language      : 2 credits
  – 1 University College Course           : 3 credits
  – 3 MPW subjects                        : 9 credits
                                          108 credits

8. Modes of Study

In general, institutions of higher education in Malaysia operate on two long and one
short semester.

In long semester, the academic calendar is usually divided into 14 weeks term. A
student will normally enroll for 5-6 long semester, 4 to 5 courses per semester.
January and August semesters are the long semesters for the degree programmes.

In the short semester, the academic calendar is divided into 8 weeks term with a
week of mid-semester break. A student will normally enroll for 2-3 short semester, 2
to 3 courses per semester.May semester is the short semester for the degree
programmes.

A minimum course load per a long semester for a full time student in good academic
standing is 12 credit hours. The maximum credit hour per a long semester as
stipulated by MQA guidelines are 18 credit hours. As for short semester, the
minimum credit hour would be 3 credit hours, where as the maximum as per MQA
guidelines would be 9 credit hours.




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9. INTI-UC Academic Policies and Regulations

All students are encouraged to read and understand INTI-UC academic policies and
regulations as contained in this section.

Class Attendance

An academic semester consists of 14 weeks of classes. Students are expected to
attend all classes and laboratory sessions they have registered for. Absence from a
class is acceptable if the student is medically unfit, in which case, a “Medical
Certificate” has to be produced. For humanitarian and other reasons, supporting
documents (e.g. letter from parent / guardian) must be submitted to the head of
programme at the earliest possible moment. Students are accountable for any work
missed during the period of absence.

The disciplinary consequence for unexcused class absenteeism from a given course
is stated below:

Malaysian Student
After the 3rd absence             First warning letter is issued
After the 6th absence             Second warning letter is issued
After the 9th absence             Barring letter is issued. Student will be barred from
                                  final examination
International Students
After the 2nd absence             First warning letter is issued
After the 4th absence             Second warning letter is issued
After the 6th absence             Barring letter is issued. Student will be barred from
                                  final examination

When a student stops attending classes or fail to attend the Final Examination
without officially withdrawn from the class, the student is awarded a failed grade for
the course involved.

Leave Absence
A student who intends to apply for leave must obtain approval from the relevant
lecturers by completing the “Leave of Absence from Class” form, TD/2/Form/1
(available at the faculty office).Supporting document or parent‟s/ guardian‟s letter is
needed from applicant .The form is then submitted to the Head of Programme who
may not approve the application.

Add/Drop Courses

Any student who wishes to Add or Drop a course must complete an ADD/DROP
form, AR11 (available at the faculty office).

Adding a course            - Within first 2 weeks
Dropping a course          - First 2 weeks




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Drop with ‘W’
       The duration of drop with „w‟:
         o Long Semester – week 3 to week 11
         o Short semester – week 3 to week 6
       No refund or credit of fee.
       Please check the academic calendar for the last day of drop with “W”

College Calendar

Student must refer to the University calendar for important deadlines and scheduled
events for the semester. A copy of the calendar can be obtained from the General
Office.


Deferment of Studies

For various reasons, students may apply to defer their studies by completing the
“Deferment Form” (CR/6/Form/1) which is available in the Faculty office. It is to be
noted that the form has to be submitted to the Faculty before 7 of a long semester
(and week 4 of short semester), and that there will be no refund of fees after the first
day of the semester.

The completer form must be accompanied by a letter from the student stating the
reason(s) and period of deferment requested, as well as a letter from the parent /
guardian affirming it. Wherever applicable, other supporting documents are to be
submitted as well. It is the responsibility of the student concerned to check with the
Head of Programme one week after the date of submission whether the application
has been approved.

Withdrawal from College

Students who intend to terminate their studies prematurely as well as students who
have completed their progarmme of studies, are required to officially withdraw from
the college by completing the “ Student Withdrawal Form” (OAR8), which is
available at the Faculty office. It is to be noted that the withdrawal process will take
at least 3 weeks and the deposit is refunded to the parents/guardian. Students who
terminate their studies prematurely are required to meet with staff of the Student
Care Unit.




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10. Grading System

Assessments and Awards
Students are assessed in each course according to the learning objective and
learning outcomes stated in the course structure. The components of assessment
are different for different courses. Likewise, coursework and final examinations are
given different weights fro different courses as they are highly related to the learning
outcomes of the courses. Every course structure provides clear and up-to-date
information on the components of assessment and the given weights for coursework
and final examination.

A) Grading Scheme
   The official grading scheme of the University College is as follows:

            Grade                   Mark Range               Grade Point (GP)
             A+                       90-100                       4.00
              A                        80-89                       4.00
             A-                        75-79                       3.67
             B+                        70-74                       3.33
              B                        65-69                       3.00
             B-                        60-64                       2.67
             C+                        55-59                       2.33
              C                        50-54                       2.00
             C-                        45-49                       1.50
              D                        40-44                       1.00
              F                        0-39                        0.00

Note:
i)    There is no resit examination. Make-up examinations are allowed for
      extenuating circumstances.
ii)   Students must obtain a GP of 2.00 for core subjects or any subject that is a
      pre-requisite for another subject.
iii)  Students who obtained a GP below 2.00 are required to retake the failed
      subject if the failed subject is a core subject or a pre-requisite for another
      subject or if the total credit points obtained is less than the required credit
      points for the award of a degree.
iv)   Students who obtained a GP of 2.00 or above are not allowed to retake the
       subject.

B) Status of Students
Students must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or greater to progress to
the next higher semester.

The status of students who achieved a GPA of less than 2.00 will be determined as
follows:

   Good Standing : GPA ≥ 2.00
   Warning       : GPA < 2.00 for any one semester
   Probation     : GPA < 2.00 for any two consecutive semesters



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   Dismissal        : GPA < 2.00 for any three consecutive semesters


            1st semester               2nd semester                 3rd semester

             GPA < 2.00                GPA < 2.00                  GPA < 2.00
             2.00
               Warning                  Probation                  Dismissal

C) Academic Awards
The University supports the principle of having academic awards to recognize
excellent academic achievement of students. The awards will be presented every
semester to students who have successfully completed a full load (a minimum of 12
credit hours) of study in a semester and have not dropped any course or failed any
course in that semester. The title of the awards and the required GPA scores are:

       i) President‟s List         - GPA of 4.00
       ii) Dean‟s list             - GPA of between 3.50 and 3.99

D) Degree Awards
A student who has successfully completed the required credit hours specified for the
degree programme will be eligible for the award of a degree.

The award title will be Bachelors with Honours in the approved name of the
programme. The degree classification and cumulative grade point, CGPA are:


Classification                                   CGPA
First Class Honours                              3.67-4.00
Second Class Honours-Upper Division              3.33-3.66
Second Class Honours-Lower Division              2.67-3.32
Third Class Honours                              2.00-2.66
Fail                                             0.00-1.99

11. Examinations Regulations

EXAMINATIONS CENTRE (revised March 30, 2009)
The Examinations Centre oversees all examinations and the processing of students‟
examination results. Only the Examinations Centre is authorised to release the
examination grades after the Examinations Board Meetings. Vital information on
Examinations Time-Tables (Finals, Make-ups and Re-sits), quarantine schedules,
guidelines on filling multiple choice OMR (Optical Mark Reader) forms, Schedule for
release of results‟ dates which will include last dates to submit petition for review of
grades, etc. are displayed on the Examinations Notice Boards and also posted
online (INTI online, etc). Students are advised to read the notices and
announcements on the Examinations Notice Boards regularly.

Examination Regulations for Students
Before the Examinations


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   1. Thoroughly check through the examination time-table displayed on the notice
      boards outside the Examinations Centre / Unit and ascertain the examination
      date, time and venue. Wrong reading of the time-table will not be accepted as
      a reason for being absent from an examination. STUDENTS ARE ADVISED
      TO BOOK THEIR BUS / FLIGHT TICKETS (IF APPLICABLE) ONLY AFTER
      THE RELEASE OF THE FINAL VERSION OF THE TIME-TABLE.
   2. REPORT TO THE EXAMINATIONS CENTRE / UNIT ANY CLASHES (3
      subjects in one day or 2 subjects at the same time slot) latest by the EIGHTH
      week of the semester (for long semesters) and by the FIFTH week of the
      semester (for short semesters).
   3. If students have to sit for two subjects which are offered at the same time slot,
      they will be QUARANTINED. The candidates must ensure that they check
      the quarantine schedule from the Examinations Centre / Unit. Non-
      compliance of the quarantine rules may cause the candidate to lose the
      chance to sit for the Examination paper(s). The details are given under
      “Quarantine regulations during Final, re-sit and make-up Examinations”.
   4. Candidates must ensure they have brought their student ID to be eligible to sit
      for their Exams. In the event that they have forgotten, they must go to the
      Office of Admissions and Records to get a temporary ID.
   5. Candidates cannot leave the Examinations Venue once they have started
      their exams.
   6. Only materials permitted by the Exams Centre will be allowed to be brought
      into the Examinations venue. Handphones and/or any electronic devices
      that can transmit, receive or store data or messages will not be
      permitted into the Exams venue.
   7. Follow the instructions of the invigilator carefully in filling up the attendance
      slip and signing the declaration on the front page of the answer booklet.
   8. A candidate who arrives more than half an hour late will not be allowed to sit
      for the examination, unless the management through the Examinations
      Centre / Unit grants permission.
   9. Any latecomers will not be given extra time.

During the Examinations

   1. Candidates are to remain silent during the entire duration of the examination.
   2. If a candidate has any queries or questions concerning the examination, he or
      she should raise the hand to get the attention of the invigilator and tell his or
      her problem.
   3. Candidates should not keep pieces of notes in their immediate vicinity while
      taking the Exams. If found out, the student may have to face disciplinary
      action.

At the End of the Examinations

   1. When the invigilator announces the end of the examination, candidates MUST
      stop writing immediately and continue to observe silence.
   2. Candidates should tie up the answer scripts with the loose sheets (if
      applicable) and wait for them to be collected. If there are filled-up OMR
      forms, these must be submitted together as well.



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   3. No unused examination materials or papers used for rough work should be
      taken out from the examination room.
   4. Candidates should leave the Examination Venues in an orderly manner after
      being released by the invigilator.

Absent from Final Examinations
A student who did not sit for a subject in the final examination may be given a re-sit /
make-up examination provided the following conditions are fulfilled:

   1. The student has informed the Examinations Centre / Unit of his/her absence
      WITHIN 72 HOURS after the scheduled examination for that particular
      subject.
   2. For absence due to valid reasons such as serious illness or bereavement, etc.
      proper documents (medical certificate, etc) are to be presented to the
      Examinations Centre / Unit before any re-sit / make-up examination is
      granted.
   3. For the American Degree Transfer Program, students must fill up the make-up
      Form and obtain endorsement from the lecturer of the particular subject. The
      form must be returned to the Centre of American Education (CAE) WITHIN 72
      HOURS from the scheduled examination. The candidate can only go for the
      make-up examinations only after the approval by the Examinations Board:
      The student must confirm the approval with the Centre of American
      Education.

The above regulations (1 and 2) also apply to students for other Degree
Programmes, Certificate, Foundation and Diploma Courses, Cambridge A-Level
Programme, S.A.M Programme, Degree Transfer Programmes and any other
programmes that are applicable.
For students from these programmes, the respective Head of Programme must
recommend the re-sit examination (if applicable) to the Chairman of the
Examinations Board for approval.


Resit Examinations during the Resit Exams week

   1. All dates of re-sit examinations are displayed on the Examinations Notice
      Boards.
   2. Students who have transferred from other INTI campuses MUST settle any
      assessment fees in the previous enrolled campus. If possible, they must re-
      sit their exams there. If not they must get special permission to re-sit in the
      current enrolled campus.
   3. Students are encouraged to come to the Examinations Centre / Unit for
      verification if they have any queries.

Note: Not all programmes offer Re-sit Examinations. For University of
Hertfordshire and Coventry University full franchise programmes, the students
have to confirm their eligibility and status with the Faculties before re-sitting
for the exams

Release of Final Examination Results


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   1. The Examinations Centre / Unit is the sole authority for issuing and releasing
      of examination grades. Lecturers will inform their students of the continuous
      assessment marks before the final examinations. Telephone enquiries on
      grades are not encouraged.
   2. The release of results can be accessed by the following means:
          o SMS using the instructions pasted on the Examinations Notice Boards
            (only applicable for certain INTI campuses)
          o Online through ERAMIS using the instructions pasted on the
            Examinations Notice Boards (only applicable for certain INTI
            campuses)
          o Hardcopy of Semester Grade Report

Semester Grade Report
All students should go to the Examinations Centre / Unit to obtain a copy of their
semester grade report which is the official document.

Petition to Review the Semester Final Grades
A student who wishes to have his/her final grades reviewed must file an official
petition to the Examinations Centre. There is a petition fee payable to the Finance
Office. Students are advised to refer to the Examinations Notice Boards for the last
day for filing such a petition. There is no review of make-up/re-sit grades.



Verification of previous Grades
In the event that students need verification of previous grades, they must do so
within the time period of ONE YEAR after the release of that grade concerned after
which, the given grades will remain as they are.


Rules and Regulations:-Quarantine, During Final, Resit and Make-up
Examinations

   1. Students with two (2) subjects in the same time slot or three (3) subjects in
      one day are required to sit for the examinations in the Quarantine Room
      (determined by the Examinations Centre / Unit). The relevant information will
      be pasted on the Examinations Notice Boards before the final exams period.
      Students are required to check and to inform the Examinations Centre / Unit
      at least ONE week before the start of the final exams period if their names are
      not listed.
   2. Students must report to the Quarantine Room 15 minutes BEFORE THE
      START of the examinations.
   3. Students cannot leave the Quarantine Room without the permission of the
      Invigilator and/or the Exams Officer.
   4. Students will take both the “clashed” subjects in the Quarantine Room.
   5. Students are required to bring their lunch packs and have their food in the
      Quarantine Room itself from 11am - 12noon.
   6. An invigilator must escort any student who would like to go to the washroom.
   7. The invigilators will collect all question papers and materials.


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   8. Any student caught passing information to other students will be subjected to
       disciplinary action, including dismissal, if found guilty.
   9. The quarantine students MUST NOT leave the quarantine room even though
       they have finished their examination earlier than the scheduled time. Students
       who leave the quarantine room without authorisation MAY BE disqualified
       from their examinations.
   10. Revision or reading is allowed during the break time between exams.




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12. Course Descriptions

CSC2211       Internet Technology (3cr.)
This module involves introducing students to Internet and its basic applications. It
provides students with understanding on Internet resources and connections,
client/server sites, URL, HTML, Gropher, USENET, E-mails, Mail List and remote
login (Telnet, FTP, Archie). At the later stage of the course, students will be taught
on HTML, XHTML with Cascading Style Sheet, DTML, Internet security issues in E-
commerce, and also the future trends of Internet.

CSC2213       Introduction to Multimedia Computing (4cr.)
The module will provide students to critically examine the history and structure of the
multimedia industries and develop an understanding of the theories and aesthetics
underlying human-computer interface. Using creative approaches to multimedia
computing, students will be expected to draw upon all of their interest and abilities.
Thus, students will be given the opportunity to explore a broad range of interactive
media involving graphics, images, spatial models, animation, video and sound, as
well as text based data

CSC2217         Multimedia Programming (4cr.)
This is a first course in programming language. The module covers topics on how to
program in Java, a relatively new, object-oriented and platform-independent
programming language. The course will provide an introduction to multimedia
applications from a programmer‟s perspectives.

CSC3221       Internet Programming I (4cr.)
This module involves introducing students on the Internet scripting language, i.e.
JavaScript and VBScript. It provides students with understanding on basic
programming concepts using JavaScript and VBScript. At the later stage of the
course, students will be taught on the development of web application using ASP.net
and scripting languages.

CSC3222       Internet Programming II
Pre-requisite: CSC3221
Extensible Markup Language (XML) enables us to create documents and databases
whose contents are self-describing, i.e., the distinct items of data within such
databases can be individually recognized and separately extracted from the medium
in which they are typically stored and presented. This promises a world of ever
greater inter-operability, by allowing all sorts of legacy and proprietary IT systems to
seamlessly interact. In this module students will be taught the technical aspects of
implementing core XML standards and technologies, without neglecting the semantic
and commercial constraints. Upon completing this module, students will be prepared
to take advantage of the Internet and the Web as they take upper-level courses and
venture into the rapidly changing programming world.

CSC4219       Digital Image Processing (3cr.)
Pre-requisite: CSC2217
The module will provide students with a basic concept in Digital Image Processing.
These concepts will broadly cover such things as Image Processing Application,
Image Processing Tools, Image Representation and components of an Image


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Processing System. Little special knowledge in computer science is required since
many principles and mathematical tools widely used in natural sciences are also
applied in digital image processing.

ICT2207       Systems Analysis and Design (3cr.)
This module explores the nature and role of information systems and the process of
their development. It provides an introduction to information system primarily for
students following courses which contain a major element of computing and/or
information technology. The module gives students a practical introduction to the
information development process, its constituent stages and associated techniques
and tools. It establishes a firm foundation for subsequent further study of the
information systems and database development processes. This module also
explores on how information systems model the real world domain and teaches the
foundations of object-oriented systems analysis using a standard notation. By
adopting this approached, this module able to provide a practical introduction to
specific modeling tools and place them in the context of a Systems Development Life
Cycle.

ICT2209        Computer Ethics (3cr.)
This module is designed to extend the student‟s knowledge of computer ethics and
provides an essential study of computer ethics issues. Topics to be covered include
the introduction of computer ethics and professional responsibilities, introduction to
codes of ethics, computer security, privacy and computing, computing and
intellectual property and global computer ethics.

ICT2212       Fundamentals of Information Technology (3cr.)
This module gives the students an overview of information technology in multimedia
and internet computing, together with an appreciation of the scope and diversity of
the information in the information revolution. It covers the physical representation of
data, different kinds of information, and the uses in multimedia and internet
computing.

ICT2216       Graphic Design and Innovation (3cr.)
This module provides students with the understanding and cross-disciplinary skills
required for designers and production personnel. This module includes illustrations
and photographs, time-tested, technical and operations in Graphic Design.

ICT2218      User Interface Design (3cr.)
This module provides students with an understanding of the factors affecting the
design of human-computer interfaces.

ICT3204       Systems Development Tools and Techniques (4cr.)
Pre-requisite: ICT2207
The role of this module is to build on the concepts of system development by using
tools and techniques and equip the student with the main techniques based on
Object Oriented approach. It considers ways in which user involvement and CASE
tools can improve the development process. This module is designed to equip the
student with the ability to work professionally in a systems development context. It
provides the analysts‟ view of shared techniques and the systems context for
engineered software.


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ICT3211       Computer Communication & Networks (4cr.)
This course aims to provide knowledge of computer communications from users‟
point of view. This module allows the students to learn the issues and constraints
involved in computer communication and of the services and performance level
provided to user.

ICT3219      Computer Graphics And Animation (4cr.)
The module will provide students with a thorough grounding in relevant concept and
algorithm used for image creation animation. This module covers vectors, 2D and 3D
curves, Raster Algorithm, human vision, colours, and computer animation.

ICT3888       Internship (6cr.)
Pre-requisite: Completed Level 1 & 2
The aim of this module is to provide the student with the opportunity to undertake a
period of supervised work experience which takes place after Level 2 of the
academic year. This will provide a practical computing development as well as work
experience to the student. The preference is for the student to be involved with one
or two larger projects throughout their industrial training period rather than being
used as a programmer on a large number of smaller tasks. The student will liase with
Head of Industrial Placement liaison who will monitor the progress of it.

ICT3223       Digital Video and Sound Technology (3cr.)
Pre-requisite: CSC2213
This module focuses on the techniques and creativity of multimedia elements.
Students will be taught on techniques and application to develop elements such as
sound, video and advance animation. Upon completion of the course, students shall
be able to effectively create these elements to be incorporated into an interactive
multimedia application.

ICT3224        Multimedia Database Management System (3cr.)
The aim of this module is to bring out the issues and the techniques used in building
multimedia database management systems.              Multimedia databases involve
accessing and manipulating stored in formation belonging to different media such as
text, audio, image, and video. The module provides an overview of multimedia
databases and underlines the new requirements for these applications. Various
techniques used for storing and retrieving multimedia objects and generating
metadata will be discussed, as well as the approaches for modeling media objects
and different types of multimedia queries.

ICT3225       Multimedia Systems Design (3cr.)
Pre-requisite: CSC2213
In this course, we will cover the design of multimedia systems, emphasizing the
integration of processing and communication concepts for high-quality support of
continuous media such as audio and video. Topics will include the organization and
structure of modern multimedia systems; audio and video encoding; compression
and decompression, quality of service concepts; scheduling algorithms for
multimedia within OS and networks; multimedia protocols over high-speed networks;
synchronization schemes; user interface design and the human factors of media.
The class format is lecture, individual activities, group project activities and
discussion. Class participation is expected highly.


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ICT4205        E-Commerce (3cr.)
Pre-requisite: CSC2202 or CSC2211
The aim of this module is to provide the student with an understanding of the
advance application of e-commerce in businesses. The module will introduces the
new modern e-commerce models in business and the government. Students will
familiarise with how to build e-commerce systems. Students will also learn how to
implement E-Commerce and the future directions of e-commerce.


ICT4218       Multimedia Project Management (3cr.)
Pre-requisite: ICT3204
Project-based course designed to develop the student‟s ability to function as a
project leader and team member in the development of instructional projects
incorporating print, video, and computer-mediated delivery systems. Emphasis on
design and development as well as team management.

ICT4220        Multimedia Technologies (3cr.)
The aim of this module is to provide student principles of interactive of multimedia
and to be implemented into future developments. This module will also cover the
enabling techniques of multimedia which student can clearly understand the roles of
other technologies. A new standard from W3C, SMIL will be introduced in this
module. The module also will cover the usage of Virtual reality and Augmented
reality in multimedia and Internet applications.

ICT4221      Internet Security Management (3cr.)
The course provides an overview of the major elements of security in term of Internet
usage. This course is comprehensive in a sense that it provides the students with the
technologies and methods used in the current Internet environment. It also covers
the basic knowledge of risk management, security protection and disaster recovery.
Concepts such as authentication and encryption are clearly explained, enabling the
students to understand when and where these technologies will be useful.

ICT4230       Research Methodology (3cr.)
This course provides students with knowledge on how to formulate a research
problem by identifying, defining and analyzing problem areas related to the specific
field of research. Students will learn how to conduct proper literature review based
on the research problem formed. Appropriate research methodologies will be
introduced and students will learn how to apply the appropriate research design and
data collection and analysis techniques. At the end of the course, students will be
able to develop a research proposal for their research.

ICT4999        Project (3cr.)
In this module, the students will design, implement and evaluate the proposed
solutions for the underlying problems that they have identified in previous stage. At
the end of the project work, the students are expected to produce documentation,
which reflects the quality of work carried out and presentation of the project will be
done to allow them to communicate their work to the supervisors.




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LAW4217 Cyber Law (3cr.)
This course aims to explore the impact of information technologies upon legal action
and the impact of legal action upon information technologies. It will examine the legal
implications of computerisation, including electronic contracting, intellectual property
in software and hardware, privacy rights in relation to electronic information, criminal
liability, etc.


MAT2204       Mathematics for Computing (3cr.)
A course is designed to understand the relationship between mathematics and
computer science. A basic course, which introduces them to, various aspects of
discrete mathematics required in those aspects of computing, that they may study
either contemporaneously or subsequently. This course will provide students with a
good foundation in the basics of mathematics as it relates to computer science and
able to develop a logical thinking process in students.


MGT4222       Cyberpreneurship (3cr.)
The course provides an overview of the major elements of high technology
entrepreneurial activity, including evaluation and planning of a new business,
financing, team building, typical marketing and operational management issues,
alternative models for revenue and growth, and exit strategies The course is fast-
paced and covers a wide span of business subjects, with a strong focus on the key
challenges in starting a venture and their practical solutions.




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13. Faculty list of Computing and IT

1. CHE      FUZLINA   BINTI   MOHD     FUAD,   MSc    in   Software   Engineering,
   University of Central England,UK. BSc in Computer Science, California State
   University, Fresno, USA.
2. CHITRA A/P BATUMALAI, BSc in Engineering Computers, Newport University,
   USA
3. CHONG FONG KIM, MBA, IT Management, Multimedia University, B. Information
   Technology, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
4. CHONG PUI LIN, MSc Computer Science, University Putra Malaysia, BSc (Hons)
   in Computing, Stafforshire University, UK
5. DESHINTA ARROVA DEWI, MSc in Software Engineering, Institute Technology
   Bandung (ITB) Indonesia. BSc in Software Engineering, ST. Inten Bandung,
   Indonesia
6. GOH POH KIM, MBA, University of Central Oklahoma, USA, BBA in
   Management Information System, University of Central Oklahoma, USA.
7. HAFIZAH NOR BINTI ABU HASSAN, MSc in Computer Science, University
   Malaya, BSc. (Hons) in Computer Science, University Sains Malaysia
8. HARPRITH KAUR A/P RAJINDER SINGH, MSc in Computer Science (MIS),
   University Putra Malaysia, BSc (Hons) IT &     Business Information Systems,
   Middlesex University, UK
9. JEYARANI A/P PERIASAMY, B of Information Technology, Otago Polytechnic,
   New Zealand
10. JAGADEESH MOHAN, Master of Computer Applications , Bharathiyar University,
   Coimbatore, India, Bachelor of Commerce, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala,
   India.
11. KAVITA A/P SIVASHMUGAN, BSc (Hons) in Computing, University of
   Portsmouth, England
12. KAYALVILY A/P TABIANAN, Master‟s of IT, Uniten, Bachelor of Information
   Systems, University of Western Sydney, Australia
13. LEOW FUI THENG, B.A (Hons) in Multimedia Computing, Coventry University,
   UK




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14. LOW HONG HOON, Jasmine, MSc Computer Science (Multimedia), University
   Putra Malaysia, BSc in Computer Science and Pure Maths, University of
   Sydney, Australia
15. MOHANA A/P MUNIANDY, BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, University Putra
   Malaysia, MSc in Computer Science, University Putra Malaysia
16. PO JIANG LING, MSc in Software Engineering, University Putra Malaysia; BSc
   (Hons) in Computer Science, Coventry University
17. PONKOODALINGAM KANNAN, ME (Computer Science & Engineering),
   Bharathiyar University, India, BE (Civil Engineering), Bharathiyar University, India
18. PREMYLLA JEREMIAH, BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, Coventry University,
   UK
19. RENEE CHEW SHIUN YEE, Master of Multimedia (E-Learning Technologies)
    MMU, BA in Multimedia Studies, University of South Australia
20. SARASVATHI A/P NAGALINGAM, MSc in Computer Science, University Putra
    Malaysia, Bachelor of Information Systems, University of Western Sydney,
    Australia
21. SHUBASHINI A/P RATHINA VELU, MSc in (Strategic Business & IT) University
    of Portsmouth UK, BSc Information System, Thames Valley University UK.
22. SOW SEAH KUAN, MSc in Electronic Commerce, Coventry University, BA in
    Multimedia Studies, Coventry University, UK
23. SUNITA RANI A/P MANJIT SINGH, MSc in Computer Science, (MIS) University
    Putra Malaysia, Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) (Science and
    Management Systems), University Kebangsaan Malaysia
24. THAM YEW WYE, Master of Information Technology, Charles Sturt University,
    Australia. BSc (Hons) Computing for Business, University of Northumbria at
    Newcastle UK
25. TAN LAI CHAI, MSc in Computing & Information Systems, Liverpool John
    Moores University, UK, BSc (Hons) Information Technology & Business
    Information Systems, Middlesex University, London
26. TAN GUAN CHIN, MSc, (Business Information Systems), University of East
    London, UK, BA( Management), University Kebangsaan Malaysia.
27. YAP CHOI SEN, MSc in Computer Science, University Putra Malaysia. BSc in
    Information System Engineering, Campbell University, USA



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28. YAP SOO HAR @ YAP KOK CHOON, MSc in Computer Science, University of
    London, BSc(Hons) in Mathematics, University Malaya
29. YAP WEI LI, MSc in Computer Science, University Putra Malaysia; BSc (Hons)
    in Computer Science, Coventry University
30. YEE YIN YII, MSc in Information Systems, Coventry University, BA in Multimedia
    Studies, Coventry University, UK
31. YOGESWARAN A/L NATHAN, MBA (Information Technology Management)
    University Multimedia, Bachelor in Information Technology, University Malaysia
    Sarawak
32. ZAIDATOL     HASLINDA      Binti     ABDULLAH   SANI,   Master   in   Information
    Technology, University of Tasmania, Australia. Bachelor of Computing,
    University of Tasmania, Australia.




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