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undergraduate

Computer Systems and Networking

BSc(Curtin) - Bachelor of Science
Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January, September
Duration 3 years full-time

Apply now for January 2018

This course has been designed to help you fully understand computer network design and development technologies so you can pursue career opportunities in this rapidly expanding field. The course integrates current developments in wired and wireless networking, offering a comprehensive view of the industry.

You will develop skills in network design and management, the convergence of IT and telecommunications, embedded systems, computer hardware and software, real-time systems and IT technical support. Your focus will be on the design and support of distributed computer and telecommunications networks.

By the time you graduate, you will have the skills to expand the capabilities of networks already in place and to build new ones.
Bachelor of Science- Computer Systems and Networking (View flyer for this course)

Professional recognition

The course is recognised by the Australian Computer Society, and you’re able to become a graduate member of Engineers Australia as an Engineering Technologist.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Systems Designer (Information Technology)
  • Analyst (Information Technology)
  • Systems analyst
  • IT support specialist
  • Telecommunications manager
  • Network and system administrator.

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning is considered on an individual basis.

Course structure

Year 1 Teaching Period 1

  • Object Oriented Program Design
  • Science Communications
  • Statistical Data
  • Linear Algebra 1
  • Hardware Fundamentals

Year 1 Teaching Period 2

  • Computer Systems
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Database Systems
  • Electronics

Year 2 Teaching Period 1

  • Operating Systems
  • Data Communications and Network Management
  • Transmission and Interface Design
  • 1 Elective Unit

Year 2 Teaching Period 2

  • Engineering Management
  • Microcomputers
  • Unix and C Programming
  • 1 Elective Unit

Year 3 Teaching Period 1

  • Distributed Networks
  • Wireless Data Networks
  • Computer Technology Project 1
  • 1 Elective Unit

Year 3 Teaching Period 2

  • Embedded Systems Engineering
  • Computer Technology Project 2
  • Network Engineering
  • 1 Elective Unit

Entry requirements

Course Prerequisites

Mathematics is desirable

Indicative cut-off scores

  • GCE A-Levels: 5 points (best of 3 subjects)
  • IB: 24 points
  • India/Pakistan: 65%

English language requirements

IELTS overall band score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, or equivalent

Fees

AED 167,670 or USD 45,937