English Taught Courses.
Incoming undergraduate exchange students for 1 Semester or 2 Semester program may refer to the list of courses available by faculty below. List of courses MUST be chosen from one host faculty only.
School of Liberal Studies (CITRA-UKM).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Semester Offered|
|LMCR1282||Impactful Oral Presentation||2||1|
|LMCR1252||Pronunciation in English||2||1|
|LMCR1632||Shadowing Technique in English||2||1|
|LMCR2282||Gaining Confidence through Storytelling||2||1|
|LMCR2102||Protocol and Event Management||2||1|
|LMCR2462||Creative Problem Solving||2||1|
|LMCR2412||Leadership and Interpersonal Skills||2||1|
|LMCR2272||Information Technology Appreciation||2||1|
|LMCP1412||Entrepreneurship and Leadership||2||1|
|LMCR1102||Volunteerism and Social Service||2||1|
Faculty of Economics and Management (FEP).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|EPPE3023||International Economy||3||This course aims to provide understanding of the theory and basic concepts in international economy that covers topics in international trade and international finance. The discussion of topics in this course will cover the foundation of early and modern international trade theory, tariff and nontariff barriers, economic integration, international factor movements, the balance of payments and foreign exchange markets and the world financial system. At the end of this course, students should be able to discuss the relevance of international economic theory with real-world issues and related policies.||1|
|EPPE2523||Social and Political Analysis in Development||3||This course covers the importance of non-economic factors in economic development; economic, social and political theory; social institutions; socio-economic stratification, social issues, social impact assessment; as well as basic social and economic interests and needs in the economic development of developing countries. After following this course, students try to explain the principles, concepts and basic theories of economic, social and political development; linking social institutions and economic development; and assessing community programs based on current socio-economic theory and developments.||1|
|EPPD1063||Computer Applications||3||This course is to expose the basic concept of information system and the practical application of latest computer software in business and economic. It introduces information technology concepts such as hardware, software, operating system, database, network, internet and telecommunication as well as issues related to ethics and cyber security. The main element of the course covers practical skills using basic components of Microsoft Office which is widely used in business and economic: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. This course also covers the concept of multimedia/hypermedia, basic programming language (HTML) and blog development using blogspot platform (www.blogger.com). Students also being exposed with Web 2.0 applications and the skill to integrate all learning applications.||1|
|EPPM3223||International Human Resources Management||3||This course aims to focus on human resource management in international domain. The course will also focus on management human resources towards increasing the capabilities and competitive advantage of the organization global or multinational. Among the focus topics of this course are planning, recruitment, selection, and career planning of human resources in activities expatriation. Disclosure will be given on difference and impact management differences of socio-cultural, economic and political|
factors of the host country and the country of origin on the human resources of the organization.
|EPPM2033||International Business||3||This course aims to expose students to various business aspects that influence firms operations in international market, and how they deal with the pressures from the globalization. Students learn about different national environments such as culture, political, legal, financial and economic systems that influence business practices and strategies. In addition, this course explores components of international business that influence cross border activities namely international trade theories, government trade policies, regional integration, foreign direct investment and financial environment in globalization era. Furthermore, students will examine the management of international business operations, focusing on the functional areas of organization like human resources, marketing and operations. Additionally, the topic on emerging markets will be one of the interesting topics in this course.||1|
|EPPM3423||International Marketing||3||This course aims to provide international marketing knowledge to students. Theories, concepts and international marketing issues will be discussed. A decision-oriented approach will be emphasized during discussion of marketing concepts and strategies. The main topics include the international marketing environment, marketing opportunities assessment in the global market and the formation and management of marketing mix activities internationally. This course analyses the market critically to identify international marketing opportunities and develop international marketing strategies.||1|
|EPPM4014||Strategic Management||4||This course aims to expose students to strategic management of business entities. Students will be informed of the needs and responsibilities of the top management in sustaining or increasing competitiveness through planning and implementing strategies. This course also helps students analyze the internal and external environments of business entities, and provides guidance on how to develop and implement appropriate strategies for a business entity. Students will be trained to analyze internal and external business environment, and will be guided to develop and devise strategic implementation plan for a company. In addition, this course will also discuss global issues and current trend faced by the top management of a company.||1|
Faculty of Dentistry (FGG).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|LMDD1402||Plaster Sculpting||2||This course aims to introduce students to the|
concepts, theories and skills of handicrafts using
dental plaster. Through this course, students will be
introduced to the basics of handicraft skills and the
use of plaster materials to produce creative works of
art. Teaching and learning will be done through
practical training and the production of works of art.
The outcome of the course is the creation of students
creativity using plaster materials. In addition, students
will organize an art exhibition to display their work.
|LMDD1412||Drawing in Dentistry||2||This course aims to introduce students to the|
concepts, theories, and skills of painting using
elements of dental anatomy. Through this course,
students will be introduced to the basics of dental
structure and apply aspects of creativity to produce
artwork. Teaching and learning will be done through
practical training and the production of artworks. The
result of the course is the drawing/painting of the
dental structure that will be exhibited during an art
exhibition organized by the students.
|LMDD1422||Dental Craft Art||2||This course aims to introduce students to the concept,|
theory and skills of handicrafts used in the field of
dentistry. Through this course, students (including
students not from the field dentistry) will be introduced
to the basics about handicraft skills as well as a variety
of materials that can used to produce arts and crafts
materials. Teaching and learning will be made through
practical training and the production of results art to be
described by students. The end result of the project is
the result students ’creative creations to be placed in
art exhibitions students organized in groups.
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FKAB).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|KKPK3563||Pollution Control and Cleaner Production||3||This course aims to impart knowledge, understanding and practical experience in pollution control and cleaner production so that students could gain skill to operate and manage a plant with zero discharge. Students would be introduced to concept of cleaner production so that they could make the right decision to save resources and to make sure that the process used or designed is zero discharge. Students would be exposed to the regulation of discharge limits in Malaysia and international. This course would be emphasized on liquid, solid and gas treatment. Topic on physicochemical and biological treatment, gas treatment, and solid and hazardous waste management would explain to students. Apart from that, students would also be exposed to theoretical sampling, analysis, and plant management.||1|
|KKPK3553||Industrial Safety||3||The objective of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding to students in aspects of industrial safety so that they can use to operate and manage the process plant safely to protect the public, workers, property and the environment. Students will be introduced to methods of identifying potential hazards at the workplace and evaluating the adverse effects that will be faced should the potential hazards present at the workplace are realized. Students will also be introduced to various methods of engineering control as well as administrative controls of the hazards in the process plant. The national legislations on occupational safety and health and the regulations made under such acts will be introduced to students to explain the responsibilities of the employer and employees in maintaining the safety and health of workers. Safety management system based on MS1722 and OSHAS 1800 for the process plant will also be explained.||1|
|KKKQ1123||Engineering Mathematics I (Vector Calculus)||3||The goal of this course is that students understand vector calculus and complex calculus at a level which enables them to discuss their applications in engineering. Starting with the introduction of the basics of surface in space. The main topics include partial derivatives, vector functions, line integrals, double integrals, triple integrals, Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ theorem, Gauss’ theorem, and basic differentiation and integration of complex functions.||1|
|KKKQ2123||Engineering Mathematics III (Differential Equation)||3||The goal of this mathematics course is to furnish engineering students with necessary knowledge and skills of differential equations to model simple physical problems that arise in practice. The emphasis will be on formulating the physical and solving equations, and not on rigorous proofs. Topics to be covered include techniques and engineering applications of ordinary differential equations, an introduction to partial differential equations with suitable cases of boundary value problems, use of Laplace transforms in solving ordinary differential equation and use Fourier series to solve partial differential equations.||1|
|KKCE1122||Engineering Dynamics||2||The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of physic from matriculation or pre- university level. It will also encourage students’ critical thinking on the application and relationship of physics especially to engineering problems and everyday life. The course cover kinematics of a particle, kinetics of a particle: Newton’s second law of motion (force and acceleration), principle of work and energy, principle of impulse and momentum. The topics are then extended to kinematic of rigid bodies, plane motion of rigid bodies: force and acceleration, principle of work and energy, principle of impulse and momentum, and introduction of vibrations. The course implementation involves of lectures and tutorials. Student will be exposed to animation problems and animation examples. A small project will be given to the students.||1|
|KKCE3213||Water Supply and Sewerage Networks||3||The main objective of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental theory and basic design of water and wastewater engineering. This course|
comprises two major branches of civil engineering; water supply and wastewater engineering. Topics on water supply included in the syllabus are water demand calculation, water resources determination, water intake, water distribution system, pipe reticulation, pipe appurtenances and pumping system. For wastewater engineering, the main elements that will be discussed are wastewater generation, wastewater collection system and conveyance and wastewater treatment. This course is designed to equip students on the water supply reticulation and sewerage system, particularly for their integrated design project. Besides traditional lectures, students will be given a small-scale project to design both reticulation and sewerage pipelines on a specific development area.
|KKCE3133||Transportation Engineering||3||The aim of this course this course is to provide knowledge, understanding and synthesis of the main areas in transportation engineering. The course content includes the characteristics of the traffic and roads, traffic control devices, human factors in transportation, transportation planning and management, the concept of intelligent transport systems, research and transport modelling, economic evaluation methods of engineering, funding method and environmental effect/impact assessment (EIA) for the transport projects development. This course also clarifies about the concept of planning and design of land, air and water transportation.||1|
|KKCE3143||Construction Management||3||The aim of this course this course is to provide knowledge, understanding and discuss of the main parts in construction industry. The course content includes; the construction sectors, project players, professional affiliations, contract documents, contract administration, construction manager task, process of design and construction, safety and quality and project risks. Students will also be introduced to the application of industrial revolution 4.0 in the construction sector. This course will be conducted by student centred learning where student will be given variety of task throughout the semester.||1|
|KKKH4343||Groundwater Engineering||3||Water is certainly the most vital physical resource as it is the one that is important to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainability source of water for the future. Groundwater is one of the option to support areas that do not have enough water. This course is designed to provide significant details on groundwater flow. It covers the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, fundamentals of subsurface flow and groundwater flow to well.||1|
|KKKH4413||Solid Waste Management||3||This course provides knowledge and skills in solid and hazardous waste management, treatment, disposal and recycling options for solid wastes towards achieving resources conservation and contributing to a low carbon economy. The key engineering and technical aspects involved are the principles of integrated solid waste management, waste sources, amount of generation, characteristics, collection, transport and transfer, waste reduction, reuse, recycling, treatment and disposal. The course also provides an understanding on governance, legislation, technical and societal issues related to municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management. Applications of decision support tools including multi- criteria analysis, carbon foot-printing and life-cycle analysis are introduced.||1|
|KKKH4443||Road Construction||3||The goal of this course is to give knowledge, understanding and synthesis of the key areas in the construction and road maintenance methods and highways. Emphasis is given to the introduction of the concept and process of road construction, surveys and site investigation, earthworks operations, aggregates and binders used in road construction. Students also will be exposed on road designs. Finally students will be exposed to methods of assessment and maintenance of the flexible pavement. Students are also required to be Ability to understand and analyse the methods of construction and maintenance through the problems presented in the projects.||1|
|KKKH4473||Wastewater Treatment||3||The objective of the course is to introduce students to the various methods and processes used in wastewater treatment before discharge into natural water bodies. The topics also include the environmental legislations or laws related to wastewater discharge, as well as the involvement of government agencies that monitor and enforce environmental laws or any constituents involved in treating wastewater. At the end of the course, students would be Ability to choose the appropriate and sustainability treatment process required to treat wastewater and sludge for a community. Subsequently, they would to carry out detailed design for a municipal wastewater treatment system consisting of the primary, secondary and tertiary treatment depending on the treatability requirement. Sludge management including sludge reuse is also covered.||1|
|KKKH4513||Geographical Information System (GIS)||3||The aim of the course is to give students exposure on Geographic Information System (GIS) to the field of civil engineering. The course contains including the basic concepts relevant to the application of GIS in the environmental and civil engineering aspect. The focus of the course is the theory of GIS to civil engineering applications. The main topics covered are;|
a) The basic concept and development of GIS in Civil Engineering
b) Data Processing such as data collection, data processing, and database management, spatial
analysis, data manipulation and data output
c) Integration of GIS, Global Positioning System (GPS) and Remote Sensing in civil engineering solutions
d) Solving the Civil Engineering problem using GIS (current issue)
|KKKH4543||Urban Transport Planning||3||The objective of this course is to give knowledge, understanding and synthesis in urban transport problems, management and planning. This course includes urban transport planning processes, transit system (MRT, LRT, Commuter train), bus services, land use and transport demand, socio-economic pattern, transport modeling, forecasting transport demand, formulation of transport policies, urban traffic control, sustainability urban transport, traffic impact analysis, environmental impact analysis, financial analysis, road safety, traffic calming and intelligent transport system.||1|
|KKEE1103||Computer Aided Engineering||3||This course covers the theoretical understanding of engineering design using software based on electrical and electrical circuit simulation and 2D and 3D modelling. Apart from that, students are also exposed to the additive manufacturing technology and printed circuit board design.||1|
|KKEE1113||Circuit Theory I||3||This course will introduce to the students the main concept and basic circuit element i.e charge, current, voltage power and energy characteristics. This course will also explain to the students the network topology, independent variables, Nodal and Mesh analysis and other circuit theorems such as Superposition, Thevenin and Norton as well as linearity. This will be followed by introduction to capacitance and inductance as well as its RL and RC circuit analysis based on DC.||1|
|KKEE1133||Physics for Engineers||3||The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of physics that can be applied in electrical and electronic engineering. The main topics include basic material science, basic electricity, basic magnetism, basic thermodynamics and heat transfer process. In material science, students are exposed to the classifications of material, model theory and atomic energy, atomic binding energy, ions and molecules, crystalline and non-crystalline structures, and optical and electrical material properties. Basic electricity and magnetism related topics cover electric potential, capacitance and dielectrics, current and resistance, Faraday law and inductance. In thermodynamics, students will learn the concepts of heat, temperature, work and system, thermal expansion of solids, first law of thermodynamics and second law of thermodynamics. Heat transfer process topic includes the basic calculations of heat transfer via conduction,|
convection and radiation.
|KKEE2123||Signal and System||3||This course aims to give basic knowledge of mathematical methods to analyze signals and the linear systems in time domain and frequency domain. Topics included in this course are the concept of signals and systems, linear time-invar-iant system (LTI), Fourier series, Fourier transform, sampling theorem, Laplace transform, frequency response and analog filters.||1|
|KKEE2173||Analogue Electronics||3||The aim of this course is to impart knowledge, understanding and synthesis of the analogue electronic circuits. The course begins with an introduction to the basic analogue devices, such as BJT and MOS transistor. Understanding on the fundamental characteristics of the diode, BJT and MOS design will be emphasized at the later part of the course. Technical analysis and current biasing shuttle technique will also be given quantitatively. Frequency response, noise effects and the stability of the circuit will also be discussed. Students will be exposed to various types of amplifier and its operation. Linear and non-linear operational amplifiers (op-amp) will be given in deta. The aim of this course is to impart knowledge, understanding and synthesis of the analogue electronic circuits. The course begins with an introduction to the basic analogue devices, such as BJT and MOS transistor. Understanding on the fundamental characteristics of the diode, BJT and MOS design will be emphasized at the later part of the course. Technical analysis and current biasing shuttle technique will also be given quantitatively. Frequency response, noise effects and the stability of the circuit will also be discussed. Students will be exposed to|
various types of amplifier and its operation. Linear and
non-linear operational amplifiers (op-amp) will be given in detail. More complex electronic circuits will be analyzed, where the effect of feedback and frequency will be further studied. The use of the electronic circuit simulation software to model the electronic circuits will also be introduced.il. More complex electronic circuits will be analyzed, where the effect of feedback and frequency will be further studied. The use of the electronic circuit simulation software to model the electronic circuits will also be introduced.
|KKEE2103||Machine Learning||3||The aim of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of machine learning algorithms using Python. This course introduces several machine learning methods through theoretical explanation and practical applications. This course consists of three main components, which are basic programming principles using Python, supervised learning algorithm and unsupervised learning algorithm.||1|
|KKEE3113||Measurements and Instrumentation||3||This course discusses aspects of measurement such as unit, symbol, standard and types of error. Various electronics instrumentations commonly used in industry to measure current, voltage, resistance, displacement, temperature and pressure are also explained followed with introduction to matching circuit and analogue-digital and digital-analogue conversion circuits.||1|
|KKEE3143||Microprocessor and Microcomputer||3||The course introduces the various types of microprocessors (4-bit to 16-bit) available in the market. Microprocessor 8086 by Intel will be made as a case study. The students will be exposed to the fundamental concepts of microprocessor, internal architecture, programming model, functions and configuration of the pins. This will be followed by the assembly languages programming concepts, and programming techniques. This course will also introduce the students to memory addressing techniques and I/O devices. The students will also acquire the knowledge on the operations and applications of serial and parallel peripherals. Finally, the microcontroller will be exposed to the students.||1|
|KKKZ4113||Power Electronics||3||The objective of this course is to give knowledge, comprehension and basic skills of power electronics system. The contents of the course include the introduction to power electronic systems, technology, application, and related current issues. The power devices characteristics, usage and control is discussed. Power converter circuits such as single and three phase rectifiers, choppers and inverters are studied. Pulse width modulation (PWM) switching technique, DC motor and induction motor drives are introduced. Power electronics circuit modelling using MATLAB Simulink or Pspice softwares is carried out. A practical experiment in the laboratory or mini project will also be conducted.||1|
|KKKZ4123||Control System Design||3||The objective of this course is to give knowledge and understanding in designing a control system. It is an extension of control system course that emphasizes on the design of modern control system techniques, classical control and the design of robust control system. Design technique with computer assisted control system will also be taught in the course, with the help of commercial software tool like MATLAB with Simulink and Control System Toolbox.||1|
|KKKZ4013||Biosignal and System||3||Principles of medical instrumentation are reviewed. Special emphasis is put on electronic apparatus. Generalized instrumentation systems. Medical signal constraints. Regulation of medical devices, Electrical activity of excitable cells, The electroneurogram, electromyogram, The electrocardiogram, the electroencephanogram, Polarization of electrodes and electrode models, Requirements of biopotential amplifiers, The electrocardiograph, Other types of biopotential processors. Physiological effects of electrical current, Microshock and Macroshock, Hazard prevention, DSP for biological signals. Case studies in biological signals.||1|
|KKKZ4023||Power System Protection and Safety||3||The objective of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of power system protection and electrical safety. It gives knowledge about the devices of power system protection such as current transformer, voltage transformer, relay, fuse, circuit breaker and reclosure. Relay types such as IDMT relay, excessive current, impedance relay, distance relay and differential relay. Generator, transformer, busbar and line protection. Computerized relay. Relay coordination. Earthing system. Physiology effect towards electric shock. Electricity Supply Act 1990, Malaysia. National Electrical Safety Code 1994, Malaysia.||1|
|KKKT4053||Computer System Architecture and Organization||3||This course covers processor design and control design in computer systems. The organisation of memory, I/O, pipelining and parallel processing will also be featured. Current and emerging computing technologies will also be featured as case studies.||1|
|KKKT4133||Data Communications and Computer Network||3||This course considers computer communication network and structural layers. It covers communication models, architecture and protocols which are considered in OSI Reference Model. Flow and error control problems and their solutions are then discussed. Medium access control (MAC) and Data Link Control (DLC) schemes are introduced. Wireless MAC collision prevention schemes are also presented. Then, circuit & packet (virtual circuit & datagram) switching techniques are discussed with routing algorithms (shortest path). After completing this course, the student will be able to design a Local Area Network (LAN) and connection of LAN with wide area network (WAN). The students will also be able to understand the operational protocol with usage of Internet and Intranet.||1|
|KKKT4153||Electromagnetic Engineering||3||This course is the extension of Electromagnetic Field and Waves which gives emphasis on transmission medium and microwaves. The course begins with transmission lines and its solutions methods and followed by plane wave propagation, waves transmission and reflection, impedance matching and Smith Charts. This course will be ended by the introduction to the microwaves guides, microwave network, antenna and wave propagation and microwaves measurement. The main objective is to introduce the students to the important elements in electromagnetic waves concepts e.g. transmission line concept, waves propagation phenomena and the application of microwaves in engineering.||1|
|KKKT4143||VLSI Design||3||The aim of this course is to provide some background and useful methods in designing VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) integrated circuits. This course will give more emphasis on the digital design with some exposure on analog design. Teaching will focus on the systematic analysis and design of basic integrated circuits. Students will also be exposed to computer skills related to VLSI design which will simultaneously assist them in increasing the creative skills needed to be applied in the field of Electronic Engineering.||1|
|KKKT4163||Photonics Technology||3||The aim of this course is to convey knowledge about the use of photonics technology in various fields especially optical fiber communications (analog and digital), optical transmitter and receiver systems, signal processing, photonic industry, measurement and sensing system based on principles of geometric optics, light, wave and quantum optics. An introduction on laser technology and optical devices such as photodiode, optical coupler, optical modulator etc is also included. In addition, the fabrication process of these devices based on fiber and planar technologies is also discussed. The students are also exposed to the handling of optical equipment that are provided at the UKM Photonic Laboratory such as OTDR, optical splicer machine, optical spectrum analyzer (OSA) etc.||1|
|KKKT4193||Radio and Satellite Communication||3||This course explores two communication systems i.e. radio communication, specifically radio and personal cellular, as well as satellite communication system. This course begins with the history, development and standard; after that, basic principles on the system will be discussed. This course also involves the study on the effects of propagation and fading, cell planning, link budget and traffic, modulation and access scheme as well as system design. The applications of radio and satellite communication are also discussed.||1|
|KKKT4213||Software Engineering||3||This course is a continuation of the programming language course in Year 1. In this course, students will learn the technical and management processes for the design of software systems, using knowledge learned in year one. Software engineering concepts to be highlighted are extensive, covering the concept of object-oriented applications to using architectural design components to building a large software system.||1|
|KKKT4223||Reliability and Characterization of Integrated Circuit||3||The aim of this course is to give knowledge, understanding and concept in the field of reliability and integrated circuit characterization. This course is an introductory course to the concept of reliability and characterization method in integrated circuit. Students are to apply mathematics and engineering knowledge especially in the area of probability and statistics. Students should be able to translate the given data using statistics. They are also required to design a system using component or process with the inclusion of reliability concept and then analyze the design and write group report. With this, they should be able to understand, identify and solve problems related to the reliability and integrated circuit characterization. This course will also include at least 3 hours of industrial visit to observe the practice in industry.||1|
|KKKT4273||Laser Technology||3||The aim of this course is to give knowledge and basic understanding of laser and its applications. Emphasize on concept of photon and atom interaction, laser amplification and optical pump, optic resonance, types of light sources and usage in various field. Laser design based on the popular types of lasers which include high and low power lasers such as semiconductor lasers and fiber laser. Based on the characteristics of a unique laser beams, multiple use of lasers in various fileds will be discussed.||1|
|KKKM4872||Manufacturing Strategy Management||2||The objective of this course is to provide exposure, knowledge, understanding and synthesis to organizations and systems and applying the system concept in the organization, mission, objective, goal, work, and strategy including the process of modelling organization strategy, and unity of function units strategy in the corporate strategy, and internal and external analysis, and analyzing value chain to identify the internal and external strength of an organization towards corporate strategy shaper. Students are also exposed to the unity of corporate strategy and the implication of strategies in manufacturing particularly in manufacturing process selection, and human resources strategy which is human resource management and the effect of change to organization structure, and the effect of technology to the organization.||1|
|KKKM4832||Manufacturing Automation||2||This course provides basic exposure, understanding and identiying the concepts of automated machines and equipments and their associated applications in industrial automation systems. This includes the types of manufacturing engineering problems that can be solved using automatic systems. Topics that will be covered include components and circuit of fuid power, electro hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, input output(I/O) devices and designing programs via programmble logic controllers(PLC).||1|
|KKKM4632||Mechanics and Processing of Composite||2||The aim of this course is to provide knowledge to students in field of mechanics and composite processing. It covers basic concepts of the composite processing, the role of the matrix and the reinforcement, composite material processing methods by manual and automatic, and also safety. Macro and micro mechanical analysis of composite lamina for continuous and discontinuous fibre reinforcement. Macro-mechanical analysis of the laminate and the characteristic of stress-strain fibre- reinforced composites. Students will be given a specific example in the engineering and implications on the engineering design. Projects that involving the selection of composite materials and the selection of appropriate processing methods will be given.||1|
|KKKM4472||Computational Fluid Dynamic||2||The course is aimed to provide knowledge and understanding on solution methods and application of fluid dynamics as well as computational software used to solve fluid flow and convective heat transfer problems. This course covers topics such as introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), governing equation of fluid flows, turbulence modelling and finite volume methods for diffusion, convection-diffusion, steady-flow and transient problem.||1|
|KKKM4322||Finite Element Analysis||2||The course aims to provide knowledge, understanding and enables the students to analyse a problem using fnite element analysis. This course covers topics such as introduction and brief history, types of elements and terminology, stress and equilibrium, boundary conditions, a direct and mathematical approach. Modeling element with shape functions, potential energy and Galerkin approach, formation of stiffness matrix and fnite element formulas. 2-D axisymmetric problem. Isoparametric elements and numerical integration with higher-order elements. 2-D and 3-D frame problem with fnite element analysis. Steady stateheat transfer, torsion, fow problems. Project design will be using fnite element software.||1|
|KKKM4272||Air Condition and Cooling||2||This course give exposure to students to topics; basics of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamic properties of working fluid; vapour compression and absorption refrigeration system; usage of psychrometric chart; cooling load calculation, air conditioning’s components explanations; ducting system and piping; pumps and fans; cooling coils and dryers; compressor control equipment; expansion valve; evaporation and condensation process; acoustic and noise control methods in air conditioning systems. This course will use calculation approach and pilot projects to plan and design an air conditioning system. Government requirements, acts and recent global issues regarding air-conditioning and cooling will be discussed. Design project on air conditioning system will be given to enhance skill and knowledge.||1|
|KKKM4192||Vehicle Propulsion Systems||2||The objective of this course is to provide understanding and problem solving skills related to the operation, combustion, performance and emissions for internal combustion engines, hybrid and electric vehicles. The vehicle power system courses examine how the design and operation of internal combustion engines, hybrid and electric vehicles help performance, fuel requirements and environmental impact. Topics to be discussed include: the flow of fluids, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena. Comparison of fuel efficiency is also discussed for different vehicle propulsion system. Students are required to do projects related to the measurement of fuel consumption and engine performance in the laboratory and comparison between different engine vehicle propulsion system.||1|
Faculty of Education (FPEND).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|GGGV1113||Social Media in Language Learning||3||The course is designed to guide participants explore and use social media to enhance language learning. Participants will also be coached how to use selected social media and Web 2.0 tools to enhance language learning.||1|
|GGGV1123||English Grammar in ESL Classroom||3||In this course students are able to develop a deeper|
understanding of how the English language system
works. Students will explain, analyse, talk and present
the grammar of English language by elaborating on
how the grammar and the English language system
work. Students will compare and synthesise the
structure and use of the English language. Through
activities that focus on accuracy more than fluency,
students are able to speak, write and read better. They
are also able to correct common errors as well as
|GGGV2083||Psycholinguistics in Language Teaching||3||This course is an introduction to psycholinguistics and|
thus exposes students to issues related to such topics
as First Language Acquisition, Second Language
Acquisition & Learning, Language and Mind, and to
other topics related to the psychology of language
production and comprehension. The focus is on the
cognitive aspects of language learning. Implications for
the second language classroom are also drawn from
the various topics discussed.
|GGGV3223||Teaching of Reading Skills in an ESL Context||3||This course seeks to familiarize students with the major aspects of reading theory, research, and instructional approaches and techniques pertinent to the ESL teaching and learning situation. The focus of this course will be on the unique needs and characteristics of the second/foreign language reader. The course will also draw on the extensive field of first language reading (native English readers). The students will be introduced to ESL/EFL language reading theory and instruction and will be given the opportunity to apply principles in the analysis of instructional materials and in the generation of teaching activities (lesson plan).||1|
|GGGV1063||Approaches to Teaching Literature in English in Malaysia||3||language reading theory and instruction and will||1|
|GGGV2093||Teaching of Literature: Reading the Word and the World||3||This course is an examination on the value of literary|
texts as a means to help students to read the word and
the world. It aims to help students to become engaged
and thoughtful readers, who are able to critically
examine the texts and develop their own personal
responses. It will further develop critical appreciation
and cultural awareness for students whose English is a
second language. Students will also select texts and
design appropriate reading activities for the classroom.
Faculty of Islamic Studies (FPI).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|PPAT2001||Muhayyam Arabi Cross Culture||1||Mukhayyam Arabi Silang Budaya dirangka untuk membina penampilan antarabangsa pelajar melalui peningkatan kemahiran silang budaya Arab-Malaysia. Pelajar juga berpeluang menghayati dan melakonkan cerita popular dari budaya Arab seperti Alf Laylah wa Laylah dan al-Bukhala’. Dalam perkhemahan ini pelajar juga dilatih berbicara tentang topik-topik|
berkaitan bidang pengajian Arab dan Tamadun Islam, di samping dilatih mengendalikan majlis rasmi dan bukan rasmi dalam bahasa Arab. Pelajar diwajibkan bertutur dalam bahasa Arab sepanjang kem.
|PPAT1003||Ilmu Nahu dan Saraf||3||Kursus ini bertujuan untuk membimbing para pelajar mendalami beberapa tajuk Nahu (Tatabahasa) dan Saraf (Morfologi) berdasarkan satu daripada karya nahu dan saraf moden di samping melatih mereka untuk mengi‘rab (analisis ketatabahasaan) teks-teks terpilih. Antara tajuk Nahu yang disentuh ialah pembahagian kata kepada mu‘rab dan mabni, jenis-|
jenis kata nama mabni, ayat namaan, al-mubtada’ dan al-khabar serta hukum yang berkaitan dengannya dan berkenaan dengan ayat kerjaan. Manakala tajuk Saraf pula meliputi kepentingan ilmu saraf dalam bahasa
Arab dan pembahagian kata kerja kepada muta‘addi, lazim, mujarrad dan mazid.
|PPAT3533||Kesenian dan Seni Bina Islam||3||Kursus ini meneliti konsep dan falsafah kesenian dan seni bina Islam serta perkembangannya mengikut tempoh masa tertentu. Perbincangan selanjutnya akan memberi tumpuan pada perkembangan sejarah seni|
Islam itu sendiri bermula pada zaman permulaan Islam (Rasulullah [s.a.w.] dan era Khulafa’ al-Rashidin), era pemerintahan kerajaan Umawi, Abbasi, Andalusi, Fatimi, Ayyubi, Mamluki, India dan juga era Uthmani serta aspek-aspek kesenian dan seni bina Islam di kerajaan-kerajaan kecil lain yang agak menyerlah. Perbincangan turut memberi fokus pada aspek cabang
kesenian dan seni bina Islam yang merangkumi seni bina dan dekorasi serta kesenian lain seperti arabes, seni lukis, seni seramik, seni karpet, seni khat, seni ukir, seni gading, seni persenjataan, seni mata wang, metal work dan seni suara (muzik).
|PPQA1113||Science of Quran (Ulum al-Quran)||3||The purpose of this course is to explain aspects of al-quran studies which cover definitions of revelation (wahy), sciences (ulum) and Al-Quran in terms of language and terminology; makki and madani, Nuzul al-Quran, Awwal and Akhir ma Nazal, Asbab al-Nuzul, Ahruf al-Sab’ah, Qira’at Qur’aniyyah, Muhkam and Mutashabih as well as Nasikh Mansukh. In addition, it also explains the history of collecting and compilation|
of ayat and surah as well as writing of mashaf (the compiled written pages of al-quran). there is also a basic discussion of the inimitability/ miraculous nature of (I’jaz) al-quran and its aspects.
|PPQA2133||Studies of Qira’at||3||This Course Exposes Students To The Science Of Qira’at (Variants Of Recitation) As A Whole From The Standpoint Of The History Of Its Emergence And Development. Discussion Of Hadih Sab’ah Ahruf|
(Narrative Of Seven Readings) As Well As Scholars’ Views, The Principles, Types Of Qira’at, Figures Or Personalities, Writings And Description Of Its
Teminology. Students Are Also Exposed To Various Orientalist Accusations And Attacks On Qira’at And How To Deal With Them Using Argument And Proof.
|PPQA3153||Interpretation Of Legal Verses (Tafsir Ayat Hukum)||3||This Course Analyses Quranic Verses Relating To Laws Such Munakahat And Related Laws, Muamalat (Civil Transactions And Rules Of Social Interaction) Such As Manner Of Requesting Consent And Visitation, Adoption Of Children In Islam, And Aurah (Covering Of Intimate Body Parts) Of Men And Women. This Course Also Covers The Causes Of Differences In Opinion Among Scholars And Their Arguments In Inference (Istinbat) Of Laws From Quranic Verses.||1|
|PPQA3253||Hadith Bearing On Ruling (Hadith Hukum)||3||This Course Introduces Students To The Concept And Methodology Of Hadith Law Through Discussion Of Hadith Concerning Issues Related To Taharah, Ibadat, Munakahat, Janayat And Muamalat. It Also Focuses|
On The History Of Written Hadith And Development Of Written Compilation Of Hadith Law And Emphasizes On Explanations And Arguments Of Hadith Scholars On Related Issues.
|PPQA3252||Science of Takhrij (Ilmu Takhrij)||2||This Course Explains Comprehensively And Precisely The Science Of Takhrij Al-Hadith (Approaches In Extracting And Verifying The Sources Of Hadith Texts) And Terminologies That Related To Primary Books Of Hadith, Secondary Sources Including Fabricated Narrations Sources. It Prepares Students With Five Practical Skills And A New Approach In The Science|
Of Takhrij Using Softwares And Online Tools. Knowledge Relates To Verifying And Validating Accepted And Rejected Narrations From The
Perspectives Of Past And Contemporary Scholars Is Also Emphasized In The Course. Students Are Trained To Apply The Skills And Knowledge In Dealing And Extracting The Narrations From The Two Most Authentic Hadith Sources (Sahihayn), Primary And Other Sources In Their Writings.
|PPQH3653||Maudu’ & Da’if Hadith (Hadith Da’if dan Maudu’)||3||This Course Analyzes The History Of Hadith Mawdu (Fabricated Hadith) Began And Who Invented Them. It Also Studies Hadith Da c if (Weak Hadith). It Also Analyzes The Views Of Scholars On The Rules Of Narration And Practice Of Both Types Of Hadith. Examples Of Hadith Mawdu c And Da c if And Their Effects On The Islamic Community Are Also Explained.||1|
|PPQA1312||Quranic Memorization 1 (Hafazan Al-Quran 1)||2||This course exposes students to the effective methodology of memorizing the Quran. Students are required to memorize juz 29 and 30 face to face with teacher. Emphasis on the aspect of fluency in memorizing with tajwid and the ability in writing according to the Rasm Uthmani.||1|
|PPQA2332||Quranic Memorization 2 (Hafazan Al-Quran 2)||2||This course exposes students to the effective methodology of memorizing the Quran. Students are required to memorize juz 27 and 28 face to face with teacher. Emphasis on the aspect of fluency in memorizing with tajwid and the ability in writing according to the Rasm Uthmani.||1|
|PPPY1242||Methodology of Al-Quran and Al-Hadith||2||This course discusses the introduction, scope and development of Ulum al-Quran and exegesis, some streams in exegesis and some current issues|
regarding to al-Quran. The course also discusses the introduction, scope of discussion and development of Ulum al-Hadith especially those concerned with sanad and matan, the types of hadith accepted and rejected and some current issues regarding hadith.
|PPQA3363||Inimitability of Al-Quran (I’jaz Al-Quran)||3||This course discusses the aspects of the superiority of the Holy Koran as a miraculous book, which is revealed by Allah SWT. Among the aspects given emphasis is the definition of I'jaz, evidences of the inibitability of the Holy Koran, the history of the growth of I'jaz al-Qur'an as a discipline of knowledge, the scholars’ opinions on the aspects of the inimitability of|
the the Holy Koran namely balaghah, legislation, information of the unseen and supernatural matters, al-sarfah and scientific facts in modern science.
|PPQT3153||Analytical Exegesis (Tafsir Tahlili)||3||Tafsir Tahlili Is An Approach To Interpreting The Verses Of The Quran By Displaying All Of The Aspects Related To The Verses. The Meaning Description Of The Verses Must Correspond To The Mastery And Inclinations Of The Exegetes Who Interpret Them. In Practical Terms, They Elaborate The Meaning Of Verse By Verse Based On The Sequence In Mushaf Uthmani. This Course Will Analytically Examine, Several Selected Surahs Related To Faith, Ethics, And Stories In Surah Al-Kahfi, Al-Nur, And Al-Hujurat.||1|
|PPQH3763||Reasons And Sociohistorical Backgroung Of Hadith||3||This course discusses Asbab Wurud al-Hadith (circumstances for the reason or purpose of revealing hadith) in terms of guidelines, sources and applications in Muslim life. It also explores the famous books on Asbab Wurud al-Hadith. Emphasis is also given to explain the importance of the science of Asbab Wurud al-Hadith in interpreting the texts of hadith accurately.|
The impacts of the knowledge from the views of al-
Usuliyyin and al-Muhaddithin will be analyzed.
Students will be trained to explore and examine
thoroughly the examples of hadith texts and the
purposes of utterances.
|PPDK3813||Da’wah Methodology to Non-Muslims||3||This course is divided into two aspects, theoretical and practical. The theoretical aspects that take place in the first phase of the lecture focus on the concept, philosophy and method of da'wah based on the texts of the Qur’an and the practice of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. Other writings relating to the course of da'wah are also referred to. Aspects related to the culture of multi-ethnic communities are also given attention on in this discussion. The second phase of the course involves aspects of assignments given to students. Through assignments, students are required to make a presentation on the topics being given related to da'wah and methodology of da'wah to Non-Muslims.||1|
|PPDK2113||Da’wah Leadership||3||This course explores the concept of leadership from the Quran and the hadith and its application to da’wah. Terms related to leadership in da’wah were also introduced such as qadi, mufti, imam or priests, and so on. In addition, the course also describes the science of da’wah needed by leaders such as firaq in Islam, fiqh al-tawazun, fiqh al-nawazil, qawaid fiqhiyyah, ijtihad and fatwa production. Students are also exposed to style, ethics and management in leadership that is in line with the regards to da’wah.||1|
|PPDK2503||Communication of Da’wah||3||This course discusses concepts and principles of communication from Western and Islamic perspectives. It discusses the basic theories in|
communication and adapts them in the context of da'wah. The theories consist of vertical communication and horizontal communication including interpersonal communication, small group communication, management communication, mass communication and also cross-cultural communication. The focus is on understanding the target of da'wah as it will determine the appropriate communication approach. Then, it discusses appropriate methods for delivering da'wah based on the target group. In addition, this course also discusses the role of preachers as Muslim communicators.
|PPDK3333||Psychology of Da’wah||3||This course aims to provide knowledge and guidance to students to understand the soul, behaviour, mental and human problems in society that need for da’wah. The first part of this course discusses the meaning of|
psychology of da'wah, goals, scope, basis and relationship of psychology with da'wah. The second part discusses various approaches to the psychology of da'wah as well as recognising human personality for the purpose of da'wah.
|PPDK3803||Da’wah Public Speaking||3||This course focuses on the concept of preaching and pronunciation as a medium in preaching as well as the types of speech, the ethics of preaching, the uslub (style and approach) of preaching and analyzing the|
speech delivered by the preaching figures. This course will discuss techniques in opening and closing, material preparation in preaching and use of supporting materials that will enhance the effectiveness of pronunciation. In addition, the course also discusses effective pronunciation strategies, techniques for analyzing audiences and debating some issues related to preaching. This course will be complemented by practice exercises to ensure that all theories learned are practical.
Faculty of Health Sciences (FSK).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|NNNX4074||Clinical and Forensic Pathology||4||This course covers lectures, project and continuous assessment regarding clinical and forensic pathology.|
The module begins with an introduction to wounds, including their classification, characteristics and aspects of particular medico-legal importance. The lectures that follow on will discuss deaths related to asphyxia, deaths associated with water, death due to blunt force trauma, deaths due to sharp injuries, traffic fatalities, deaths or injuries associated with fires, firearms injuries and fatalities, injury and death in childhood (including child abuse and cot death) and sexual assault. Medico-legal aspects of alcohol and drug abuse are also discussed. The approach to the medico-legal investigation of death, including the performance of the autopsy and the methods used in identification of the dead are discussed. Students will be assessed via continuous assessment and knowledge in project, as well as a final semester paper.
|NNND2152||Multiethnic Cuisine and Etiquette||2||The focus of this course is to expose students to the various food choices and cuisines within our Malaysian population in Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Students will also understand how cultural/traditional aspects of the various ethnic groups influence food habits and choices. Educational visits to various selected ethnic grocery stores and restaurants will be conducted to identify specific food ingredients and sample foods of various ethnicities. Serving of foods and table etiquette with guests and family members at the table or sitting down will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to plan, prepare and serve specific ethnic meals along with appropriate method of serving the foods.||1|
|NNNR1011||First aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation||1||This course consists of the interactive learning of basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infant, children, and adults. The students will be introduced to the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). The course contents are based on the latest update from the American Heart Association (AHA).||1|
|NNNB1252||Basic Microbiology||2||The course delivery consists of lectures, practical and tutorial sessions. It covers basic microbiological aspects such as type and classification of microbes, differences in microbial structures, growth, and metabolisms. The course also emphasises on microbiological skills and techniques used in laboratories such as aseptic techniques, purification, cultivation of microorganisms on growth media and|
observation of microorganisms using microscopes. The microbial growth control aspects such as sterilization and disinfection are highlighted in the course. In addition, students also learn about the roles of microorganisms in human health issues and industrial practices.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|SKBE1013||Oral Communication||3||This course is designed to help students majoring in English Language Studies to improve their pronunciation, oral proficiency and their ability to|
communicate in various social settings. Students will learn the basic principles of English sound system, with special emphasis on segmentals and suprasegmental aspects of the language. Students will be able to sharpen their oral skill through various activities including learning to use International Phonetics Alphabet (IPA) symbols and pronounciation dictionaries; speech analysis softwares; remedial exercises; oral presentation; interactive drills; and project. At the end of the course students will:
1. have developed an awareness of how standard English is normally spoken,
2. have improved their speech intelligibility, and
3. be able to speak confidently with minimal pronunciation mistakes.
|SKPX1043||Personality||3||This course discusses theories that have been formulated by renowned|
psychologists such as Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Erich Fromm, Albert Bandura,
Abraham Maslow, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Raymond Cattel and a few others
regarding the nature and the development of an individual personality. It aims
to provide an understanding about the contributory factors that lead to the
formation and development of human characters and to answer the question
of why human behave the way they do. It also discusses the unique features of
an individual personality together with the traits and characters that are being
universally shared by the people all over the world. This course is tailored to
specifically focus on the history of personality study, the definitions and
methods used to study personality, as well as personality that are being
discussed are the psychoanalytic, neo-psychoanalytic, humanistic, traits
approach, social learning theory, life-span development and interpersonal
theory. This course is conducted via lecture and discussions.
|SKPX2073||Social Physocology||3||This course will enable students to explore another important field in psychology which is to understand the nature and causes of individual behaviour, thoughts, and feelings in social situation. The course covers the following: social perception and cognitive, attitude and attitude change, helping behaviour and aggressive behaviour, prejudice and discrimination, interpersonal relationship, social influence, group influence and the application of social psychology in daily life.||1|
|SKPX2083||Developmental Phycology||3||This is a basic course in human development. It aims to provide knowledge in human development from the lifespan perspective. This course will include the physical, cognitive and socioemotional in every stage of human development discussing prenatal, infancy, childhood, and adolescent, young, middle and late adulthood aspects. Besides this, students will be introduced to various theories in understanding human development and how biological, environment, psychological and social culture play an important role in changing behaviour.||1|
|SKKP1033||Introduction to Intercultural Communication||3||Intercultural communication is a symbolic process that involves interaction between people from differing cultural perceptions. It is the process of sharing of meanings that is complex and dynamic, characterised by particular norms and practices within a historical, economic, political and social context. This course introduces a conceptual framework, identifies challenges of interaction in everyday life and explores contemporary intercultural communication issues at national and international levels. At the end of the course students will be able to distinguish the similarities and differences between cultures, the challenges at the local and global levels, as well as improve their intercultural interaction skills.||1|
|SKMB1063||Pengantar Kajian Bahasa Melayu||3||Kursus ini mengkaji sistem bahasa Melayu dari aspek formal dan aplikasinya.|
Perbincangan aspek formal meliputi fonologi, morfologi, sintaksis dan
semantik, manakala dari aspek aplikasi merangkumi bidang psikolinguistik,
sosiolinguistik, sejarah linguistik, dialektologi dan lain-lain.
|SKMM1023||Sastera Rakyat||3||Membincangkan sastera rakyat Melayu sebagai sebahagian daripada tradisi|
lisan berbentuk pengujaran. Perbincangan meliputi konsep, teori,
pendekatan, genre, klasifikasi sastera rakyat Melayu dan kerja lapangan.
Selain itu, latar belakang masyarakat pendokong, pembawa tradisi,
penutur, khalayak dan persembahan serta hubungannya dengan kosmologi
Melayu turut dikaji.
|SKMK2013||Adat Istiadat Melayu||3||Kursus ini membicarakan adat resam orang Melayu yang meliputi Adat|
Pepatih, Adat Temenggong dan adat-adat etnik bumiputera yang lain
seperti Iban, Kadazan,dan Bajau. Pembicaraan ini bukan sahaja dari segi
amalan kebiasaan yang melibatkan upacara dan adat istiadat tetapi sistem
sosial yang berkaitan dengannya seperti kekerabatan, perkahwinan, susun
lapis, kepimpinan dan kegiatan ekonomi seperti pertanian. Turut
dibincangkan juga persamaan, perbezaan dan tahap perubahan dalam adat-
adat tersebut dahulu hingga sekarang.
|SKMK2123||Pelancongan dan Produk Budaya||3||Kursus ini membicarakan perkaitan antara pelancongan dengan|
kebudayaan Melayu terutamanya dengan produk budaya. Perbincangan
tentang pelancongan serta perkembangannya meliputi konsep, jenis,
prasarana, dasar dan peranan kerajaan serta agensi swasta. Produk budaya
yang dibincangkan termasuklah budaya harian, budaya pentas dan kraf.
Pengeluaran dan prasarana dan pemasaran produk itu turut dibincangkan.
|SKMK3053||Industri Budaya||3||Kursus ini menumpukan perhatian terhadap produk budaya sebagai 3 Bahasa|
industri. Kursus ini juga memperkenalkan beberapa perkara dasar
mengenai industri dan komponen pengeluaran. Sejarah perkembangan
industri seni budaya juga disentuh. Perbincangan mengenai institusi-
institusi yang terlibat serta elemen-elemennya turut dibincangkan. Kursus
ini membolehkan pelajar membandingkan antara idealisme dan pragmatik
dalam produk seni budaya.
Faculty of Science and Technology (FST).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|STBP2013||Biochemistry||3||The main objective of this course is to provide an understanding on the biochemical processes occurring in the cell as a vital component of life. Metabolism of carbohydrate, lipid and protein will be discussed in elaborate detail with appropriate emphasis on the role of hormones and relevant|
regulatory mechanisms involved in these processes. The theory and mechanism of ATP production via oxidative and photophosphorylation, given its central
role in energy metabolism, will be subjected to critical examination in order to provide clear insights into this essential process. Fundamental to understanding
these biological phenomena, the mechanisms and kinetics involved in enzymatic catalysis will also be discussed.
|STBP1013||Fundamentals of Molecular Biology||3||The diversity of cells in an organism is specified by a common code encrypted in its DNA molecule. The code can be read, measured, and deciphered through contributions by scientists in many fields including chemistry, cell and molecular biology. The course provides a thorough grounding in structure and properties of biological macromolecules emphasizing on nucleic acids. A large body of the course deals with cellular processes such as replication, transcription, and protein biosynthesis. How several technological innovations in the field of cell and molecular biology such as microscopy, separation techniques and sequencing contribute to the advancement of our understanding on structure and function of macromolecules is highlighted. The|
course introduces selected topics in recombinant DNA and its application in bioscience and biotechnology. Tutorial sessions will aid in understanding of the subject matter.
|STBP1023||Cell Biology||3||This course presents an in-depth discussion on the structure and functions of the cell. This includes the structure – function relationship of various organelles i.e. mitochondria, chloroplasts and ribosomes. The discussion includes membrane structure, endoplasmic reticulum and the cell walls of plants and bacteria. Cellular macromolecules such as proteins, polysaccharides and lipids will be elaborated. Topics for cell function include the cell buffering system and cellular transport mechanisms. Kinetics of enzyme-catalysed reactions and the roles of enzymes in cell metabolism will also be dealt with. This is followed by discussions on the principles of thermodynamics and the cell energy system. Aspects of energy metabolism covered include photosynthesis and photorespiration in plants and the production of ATP from carbohydrates and lipids in the animal system.||1|
|STBC2012||Computational Molecular Biology||3||The aim of this course is to introduce students in the molecular biosciences to concepts and practices that apply computational approaches for the analysis of molecular biology data. Students are assumed to have a basic understanding of the central dogma of molecular biology and hence a passing grade for a fundamental course in molecular biology is a prerequisite. This course serves as an initial exposure to the field of bioinformatics and is designed to instill an independent capacity to explore the use of computational approaches and informatic resources towards gaining functional insights from biological data. Students will be introduced to the principles behind biological sequence analysis, the concepts towards constructing phylogenies to study molecular evolution, concepts in protein structure prediction as well as 3D structure analysis and presented with topics on current advances regarding the use of computational approaches in molecular biology such as in the omics fields. This course is offered to non-Bioinformatics students.||1|
Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FTSM).
|Code||Course Name||No. of Credit||Description||Semester Offered|
|TTTC2273||Soft Computing||3||In this course, important techniques in artificial intelligence technology will be discussed as a basis to develop an intelligence system; which is well known as Soft Computing. Student will be prepared for the foundation of intelligence system’s concepts, design and application. Detailed focus will be given to fuzzy logic and evolutionary computing. The other three main components, namely machine learning, Bayesian networks, and Chaos Theory has been introduced in different courses. Both of these techniques are the important techniques which imitates human biology systems and the main concepts that enables an intelligence system to learn and make decisions in fuzziness and uncertainties scenario by using Fuzzy Logics as well as getting the best solution at minimum cost (optimization problem) by using evolutionary computing techniques. Two techniques of fuzzy logic reasoning methods such as Mamdani and Sugeno method will be discussed. Evolutionary Computing techniques will be introducing evolutionary algorithms such as genetic algorithms; and metaheuristic and intelligence swarm such as an ant colony optimization, particle swarm optimization, and firefly algorithm. Apart from that, hybrid approach for these techniques will be discussed, as well as other soft computing techniques. The application of soft computing in pattern recognition, financial, medical, bioinformatics, and engineering and control systems domain will be discussed as well.||1|
|TTTC3213||Data Engineering||3||The aim of this course is to equip students with the in-depth data engineering skills that are required to|
engineer big data solutions to solve real world organizational problems. Data engineering is concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management and data analysis. Therefore, the course delivers in-depth knowledge of the engineering aspects involved in the storage, processing and visualization of big data sets. It examines state-of-the-art distributed architectures and platforms (both cloud hosted and traditional) and their programming frameworks and libraries.
|TTTC3313||Principles of Data Science||3||Introduction to Data Science offers a comprehensive overview of data science, emphasising on the practice of obtaining, exploring, modeling, and interpreting data. This course is designed to match the needs of the data science industry with solid understanding on data analytics in making better decision and meaningful insights from large and complex datasets. In this course, the students will explore the data science lifecycle, starting from data collection and cleaning, data analysis, visualization, statistical|
inference and prediction, and decision making. Key principles and techniques to carry out the cycle are
discussed. This includes transforming, querying and analysing data; algorithms for machine learning
methods based on regression, classification and clustering; principles behind creating informative data
visualizations and statistical concepts of measurement error and prediction. Students will be exposed to the use of R statistical programming language to perform real-world data science tasks and to work through real-world examples that illustrate these concepts. Students will also learn key statistical foundations which empowers the data-scientific approach to problem solving.
|TTTH2823||Animation||3||This course introduces the concepts and principles of animation, production techniques and 2D animation in a variety of multimedia application. This course covers the following topics: traditional animation that became the foundation of digital animation; the nature and principles of animation as well as the methods and techniques of production of 2D animation. This course will also discuss the development of the story, writing the script and storyboards for animation production. Students will be exposed to techniques in the production of 2D animation with the help of software and programming tools. Students will acquire the knowledge necessary to understand and develop the skills to apply the skills of the 2D animation art and graphic design to provide multimedia content such as animated cartoons, software games, advertising and courseware.||1|
|TTTH3623||3D Modeling||3||The course content includes an introduction to 3D animation; visual effects and related technology; digital production process; modeling techniques, mapping, lighting, animation, rendering; animation and effects; and post production. Students will be exposed to the tools and 3D operations and modeling technique, types and methods of applying surface texture, rendering method, types of lighting, camera position, and animation scripting. At the end of the course, students will develop one 3D animation story using any 3D software.||1|
|TTTK3813||Digital Media Processing||3||Vision is one of the most important senses for human beings for coping with the real world. Nowadays, with the advance of science and technology, many imaging applications have been adapted in the real world, from simple to complex, ranging from business to scientific applications such as in medical, biology, industrial automation, astronomy, law enforcement, defense, robotic and surveillance systems. This course emphasizes general principles of image processing. The topics to be covered are: 1. Digital image fundamentals: representation, sampling and quantization, image acquisition, basic relationships|
between pixels, imaging geometry, color image models, histograms; 2. Image enhancement: in spatial
domain, image smoothing and sharpening; 3. Edges and contours: gradient-based edge detection and edge operators; 4. Finding points of interest: corner detection; 5. Image segmentation: detection of
discontinuities, thresholding, region-oriented segmentation.
|TTTN3223||Network Programming||3||The course aims to introduce the basic concepts, the network reference model and in particular TCP/IP|
network protocol, existing architecture for network applications, and network application protocol and
services such as e-mail, WWW and multi-media content delivery. Next, network programming fundamentals such as multi-threading, input/output streams and inter-process communication via UDP
and TCP sockets applied in the development of client/server applications. Emphasis on Web technologies for back-end components includes Java Servlet and database connectivity to the server using JDBC. Advanced topics such as Remote Method Invocation is also covered.
|TTTN3513||Computer and Network Security||3||This course exposes students to computer and network security. In addition, the discussion also covers threats to computer security. For the purpose of understanding computer security, basic methods such as encryption and confidentiality of messages as well as concepts of public keys and authentication are shown. Important applications requiring security measures such as electronic mail, IP security, network security and web security are examples of applications in this course. In addition, topics on intruder technology, viruses, and firewalls will also be discussed.||1|
|TTTP2633||Natural Language Computing||3||This course is meant to introduce to students to various techniques and applications of natural|
language processing (NLP). These include regular expressions and finite state automata, linguistic
knowledge including morphology, syntax and semantic; grammar and parsing techniques; part of
speech tagging and semantic analysis. Applications such as question-answering system, text summarization and machine translation are introduced. At the end of this course, students should be able to implement NLP-based tasks according to the techniques discussed in this course.
|TTTP3053||Web Searching and Recommender System||3||The growth of the Web and the improvements in data creation, collection, and use, have led to tremendous increase in the amount and complexity of the data that a search engine needs to handle. How to effectively and efficiently search for the documents relevant to our information needs and how to extract and recommend the valuable information are the subjects of this course. This course covers two hugely popular types of systems which are Web search engines and recommender systems. These systems are the most widely-used tool for accessing information on the Web. Web search engines attempt to locate information items (e.g., documents, Web pages) based on user specifications. Recommender systems discover information items (e.g., people, products) that are likely to be of interest to users. This course will explore both types of systems, underlining their shared principles. Roughly, two thirds of the course will be devoted to search engines and one third to recommender|
|TTTR2043||Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)||3||The course provides an overview of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems and their|
role within an organization. The primary purpose of this course is to explore and develop an ERP system in the domain of service industry. Students will gain an understanding of ERP systems from both perspective of organizational business process and implementation of ERP software. Students can learn and explore ERP software from open source in a team project to understand how ERP system works. The hands-on exercise gives experiences to students to develop their computing and business skills in identifying the requirement, designing and developing IT application for industry needs. The course will also provide a discussion on various business cases in which ERP concepts can be applied.
|TTTR3153||Modeling and System Simulation||3||This course aims to introduce the concept of industry management. Course content includes strategies and competition within the industry in general. Modelling includes forecasting, aggregate planning, linear programming, inventory control subject to known demand and operation scheduling. This course applies the simulation method to understand the developed modelling.||1|
|TTTU2023||Business Process Management||3||In this course students will be introduced to key concepts and approaches to business process|
management and improvement. The main focus of this course is both understanding and designing business processes. Students will learn how to identify, document, model, assess, and improve core business processes. Students will be introduced to process design principles. The way in which information technology can be used to manage, transform, and improve business processes is discussed.
|TTTU3833||E-Business Technology||3||The aim of this course is to introduce to students, both theory and practice in e-businessmanagement. Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of the concept and elements of e-business including business models, business environment, business strategy, digital marketing,social networks and e-commerce website. Students understanding on several specified issues in e-business are evaluated through presentations, assignments and case studies.||1|
|TTTA6014 (Postgraduate)||Theory of Automata and Programming||4||The purpose of this course is to answer the following question: What are the fundamental capabilities and limitation of a computer? In order to answer this question, this course will cover three important topics: models of computation, computability theory and complexity theory. Three models of computation will be covered: automata, program and machine and recursive functions. Automata theory provides the most basic model of computation. Programs and Machines is a model of computation which is closer to structured programming, while recursive functions is the basis for functional programming. Computability theory discusses the classification of problems that can be solved and those that are not. In complexity theory, issues like NP-hard problems will be discussed.||1|
Faculty of Law (FUU).
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|UUUP3813||Reproductive Technologies and the Law||3||Medical technologies on human reproduction have been advancing rapidly with the introduction of various new technologies that not only enable parents to produce any child but also assist them in selecting the type of children that they wish to produce. This course, thus, expose students to the advancement in reproductive technologies with special reference to In Vitro Fertilisation, Womb Transplantation, Surrogacy, Prenatal Testing, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, and Reproductive Cloning with the view of examining the ethical, moral and religious issues that these technologies give rise to. Students will also be exposed to other related technologies such as Stem Cell Research, Human Organ Transplantation and current issues and technologies that arise from time to time. More importantly, this course will also discuss the legal framework that governs these technologies in Malaysia and other jurisdictions such as United Kingdom, United States and several Islamic countries. The relevant international legal instruments will also be discussed in order to expose students to the international legal framework that regulates these technologies. In the end, students will also be able to determine the appropriate legal mechanism that should be adopted in Malaysia to regulate the use of these technologies, taking into account the multi-cultural and multi-religious society of Malaysian. At the |
beginning of the course, students will be introduced to several basic ethical principles on bioethics particularly the notion of individual reproductive autonomy. Students will also be exposed to several basic knowledge on medical the law such as medical negligence, consent and medical confidentiality.
|UUUP3783||Law and Society||3||The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of how the law functions in the context of society. The situation has seen various changes in the world of law and society occur due to the dual role of law, which is the law acting on the behavior of society and at the same time initiating change in society. This course will look at selected community problems such as fundamental rights, family, crime and information technology and examine the course and role of law in the context of these problems. This course will be able to see the need for the law and the weaknesses and shortcomings of the law as a tool for change and control of society.||1|
|UUUK4723||Sport Law||3||This course is designed to give students an understanding of handling legal issues in sports. It aims to shape the ability of undergraduate students to understand the relationship of sports and law (lex sportiva), particularly in the Malaysian sports scenario; raises the ability to resolve sports governance issues at various levels and the ability to identify legal liability in the context of the rights of a sportsperson in Malaysia. The course focuses on three parts. The first part is the introduction, which discusses the historical development of sports law in Malaysia, the theoretical concept of 'sports law' and 'sports and the law', and the sports bodies' self-regulation process. The second part analyses |
jurisdictional power conflicts within the sports legal system and sports alternative settlement in Malaysia and internationally. The third part applies the law in sporting contexts such as sports employment contract, sports violence, sports negligence and doping. The discussion also includes sports management issues such as intellectual property rights, broadcasting, licensing and stadium naming rights, and risk management.
|UUUP3843||Competition Law||3||This course exposes students to the legal principles that govern the process of competition in the market in Malaysia. The course begins with an introduction to competition policy and law. It will also discuss basic economic concepts that touch on aspects of competition law such as market concepts. This course then explains the development of competition policy and law in Malaysia especially the Competition Act 2010. Substantive aspects of competition law will be discussed which will focus on anti-competition agreements and abuse of dominant power. Discussions will be based on the Competition Act 2010, the Competition Commission Act 2010 and sectoral regulations especially the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998. Reference will be made to the laws of other countries, especially the EU and US. At the end of this course, students should be able to identify, relate and apply knowledge of competition law to situations and behaviors in the marketplace.||1|
|UUUP3773||Cyber Law||3||This course discusses the legal aspects of online activities in Malaysia. The main focus is on SEVEN|
important issues: cybercrime, electronic evidence, electronic commerce, liability of software producers
and service providers, data protection, jurisdiction, intellectual property and the internet. In discussing the above issues, reference will be made to the provisions of law in Malaysia. Comparisons will also be made with other countries' legal provisions and international mechanisms, where applicable.
|UUUP3763||Tourism Law||3||This course introduces students to the background, history and definition of tourism from a legal|
perspective. Tourism policy and scope discusses the choices made by government in relation to tourism and its use in Malaysia. Legislation directly related to tourism starts of tourism-related-policies. These policies will then be translated into various laws related to tourism and how the various laws are implemented. Next, this course also covers products, activities and importance of the tourism industry to the country. This course also covers the role of law in tourism activities and products as well as government agencies related to the implementation of tourism policies and laws. At the same time, the rights and responsibilities of tourists are also studied together from civil and criminal law perspectives such as tort, consumer law and criminal law. Tourism also involves aspects of dvertising and the aviation industry at domestic and international levels. Tourism operators including that of hotel and accommodation operators are also subject to the law. The main acts involved are the Land Public Transport Act 2010, the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Act 1992, the Tourism Industry Act 1992 (Amendment 2002) and the Tourism Vehicle Licensing Act 1999 and the Regulations under it. The issue of tourism security is also emphasized by taking into account aspects of security, risk management and insurance. Finally, the relevant legal framework will be discussed to see how far it is able to support the tourism industry in Malaysia.
|UUUP3663||Intellectual Property Law||3||Intellectual property law relates to law a budle of law that protects invention, innovation, works, trademarks and confidential information. The course on Intellectual Property Law discusses 5 main law, i,e, patent law, industrial design law, copy right law, trademark law and confidentiality law. This course starts with a discussion on the fundamentals and justification of intellectual property law, and relevant conventions and treaties. This course also discusses prerequisite to protection, exclusive rights, infringement and defences. Finally, the link between intellectual property law, emerging innovations and industrial revolution 4.0 will also be discussed.||1|
|UUUP3713||Administrative Law||3||This course includes basic introduction to Administrative Law. It discusses its scope, sources and reasons for its development. Not to be left out are basic principles such as the principle of natural justice and constitutional principles such as the rule of law and the doctrine of separation of powers and their relationship with administrative law. Since administrative law is a guideline to the course of|
administrative power, especially power that involves discretion and minor legislation, this course will also discuss the mechanisms of control, especially by the courts, of such power. This will include a discussion on the doctrine of ultra vires which is the main core in the judicial review of administrative actions as well as the provision of appropriate remedies when there is an abuse of power.