Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Communications and Networking

Communications and networking technologies have transformed the way we live and work. The world has become more digitised and “connected”. The proliferation of digital transformation has further accelerated the size and complexity of the network. As a result, network has become more challenging to manage and vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Talents in communications and networking are crucial for maintaining the organisation’s network and keeping the networks running securely. 

The Communications and Networking programme aims to produce graduates who are competent in the design, development and implementation of communications and networking systems. This programme emphasises hands-on learning that exposes students to the current industrial and commercial networking standards and practices. It also introduces the students to the latest communication and network technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Cybersecurity, 4G/5G Wireless Technology and Cloud computing. In addition, the students would have the chance to obtain their professional certifications such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) during their study.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Communications and Networking

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


3 years (Full-time) 


January, June, October   

Total Programme Fees:   

RM48,900 (Malaysian)

RM66,250 (International)  

Medium of Instruction:   



Kampar, Perak  


Faculty of Information and Communication Technology (FICT)  

Career Prospects:

  • Communications System Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Security Specialist 
  • Network Administrator/Designer
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Security Architect 

Professional Recognition/Accreditation:

The UTAR Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) Communications and Networking is recognised by the following organisations.