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Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Network Technology
KPT/JPS (N/481/4/0277) 03/18

Information Technology (Hons) in Network Technology

The core focus of a network technology programme is on the study of how computer networking works. It requires the students to take essential programmes in the interconnecting network devices, server operating system, designing the network, network management, wireless networking technology, network security and more.

Who is this For?

Designed for people training to become as network administration, who are engaged in the installation and maintenance of network facilities such as wireless connection, LAN, and others.

Programme Description

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) in Network Technology is a 3-year Degree programme designed to enhance students’ computer and networking technology proficiency. The programme focuses on developing a combination of skills in relation to networking technologies produced by Cisco, Microsoft and Linux. Students are taught the essential knowledge and technical skills in programming, networking, installing, assembling, troubleshooting and application of operating systems and internet working devices. At the end of the programme, students should be able to plan, design, manage, maintain and setup a computer network. With this qualification, graduates can advance to Cisco (CCNA, CCNP), Microsoft (MCP), Oracle (OCA) and Linux certification programmes.

Programme Aims

This programme aims to arm students with the skills required to apply for entry-level IT position, the necessary knowledge to handle computer network operating system and network security, provide in-depth understanding of the major components and devices of network system design and train graduates with leading edge technology proficiency in both computer and networking system.

Career Prospects

This programme prepares a graduate for a professional career as a computer network engineer, network administrator, network analyst, network design engineer, network capacity planner, network solutions architect and network system engineer.

Entry Requirements

  • A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; or
  • A pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects; or
  • Pass in Diploma in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment processs

For International Student:
• International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Grade 5.5; OR
• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Grade 550.

Semester Duration

DURATION: 9 Semesters


  • Academic, Reading & Technical Writing
  • Contemporary Business
  • Fundamentals of Networking
  • PC Proficiency, Hardware & Operating System
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Database Concepts
  • Client Operating System
  • System Analysis and Design/Management Information System
  • Programing Fundamentals
  • Windows Server Active Directory 1 & 2
  • Computer Architecture and Organisation
  • Routers and Routing Protocols
  • Advanced Business Communication Skills
  • Open Source Server Operating System
  • Linux Shell Scripting
  • Wireless Networking
  • Network Design Strategies
  • SQL Server Administration
  • Network Management & Administration
  • Network Security
  • Linux Security & Services
  • Network Programming
  • Mobile Communication Network
  • Project
  • Industrial Training