Faculty of Information Technology

BSc (Hons) in Networking

Programme overview

This degree programme will equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and technical skills needed to design, create, operate and maintain network infrastructure for modern distributed enterprise computer systems. It will also strengthen their awareness of networking security threats and they will be able to implement networking related configurations.

Job opportunities:

The graduates of this programme will be equipped with the knowledge and skills that can help them in getting career opportunities which include:

  1. Network Administrator
  2. Network (Systems) Engineer
  3. Network (Service) Technician
  4. Network Programmer/Analyst
  5. Network/Information Systems Manager
  6. WAN Architect

 Awards: (students must register for a particular award in order to qualify for that award)

  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • BSc. (Honours)

 Mode of delivery: Full time and Part time

 Programme Structure

Please note that:

Programme structures may be subject to change and modules may be offered in any of the semesters in an academic year

Modules in First Year (Level 3)

# Module Name Credits
1 Arabic Language and Society (Arabic speakers) / Omani Culture and Civilization (Non-Arabic Speakers) 15
2 English Vocabulary in Use 15
3 Fundamentals of Business Management 15
4 Fundamentals of ICT 15
5 English for General Reading and Writing 15
6 Professional Communication Skills in English 15
7 Business and Entrepreneurship 15
8 Logical and Problem Solving Skills 15
  Total Credit 120

 

Modules in Second Year (Level 4)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Integrated Language Skills

15

2

Mathematical and Statistical Skills

15

3

Computer Systems and Networking

15

4

Introduction to Programming

15

5

Academic Reading and Writing

15

6

Digital Logic Design

15

7

Systems Analysis and Design

15

8

Data Structures and Algorithms

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

Modules in Third Year (Level 5)

#

Module name

Credits

1

English for Employability Skills

15

2

Object Oriented Programming

15

3

Network Architecture

15

4

Local Area Networks

15

5

IT Research Methods

15

6

Operating Systems

15 

7

Fundamentals of Wireless Networking

15

8

Database Management Systems

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

Modules in Fourth Year (Level 6)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Technology Project (Dissertation)

30

2

Project Management Methods and Tools

 15

3

Internetworking

15

4

Computer Network Programming

 15

5

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

15

6

Network Security

15

7

Emerging Technologies in Networking

15

 

Total Credits

120


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Prof. Vijaychkandran Nair

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Prof. Vijay has a Ph.D in Management, Information Technology. He is a Fellow of the IACS and Senior member of IEEE, IMCT. He has guided more than 35 undergraduate and postgraduate research based projects, and published / presented 13 papers at national/international conferences / journals. He is also a lifetime member of CSI.ISTE IEE. Professor Nair is on the editorial board of two International Journals (DRJ, IMJR). His area of interest is in Vertical Management Information Systems Standards and Nomadic Computing Service Innovation.

Mohammed Siddique

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Mohammed Siddique joined Majan College as a Lecturer in the Faculty of IT in 2011. He has 10+ years of academic and industrial experience in India, South Korea and Oman with 6+ years in teaching different IT subjects in reputed colleges to diploma and undergraduate students from various universities. He has coordinated and developed many real-time large scale applications in IT companies using both Microsoft and Java platforms with latest technologies on several domains. He has a Masters in Computer Applications and a BSc in Computer Science from India. He has postgraduate diploma certifications in Visual Basic with Oracle and Web Application development to his credit. 

Dr. Ramalingam

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D. Ramalingam joined the IT Faculty of Majan College in 2010 after nearly 15 years of service in various countries including India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Oman. In addition to being a lecturer, he administers the CISCO Network Academy in the College. He currently teaches modules such as Operating Systems, Network Security and CISCO CCNA modules. His primary research interest is in networks. As a research aspirant, he has presented several articles in various reputed international conferences. Throughout his career, he has achieved Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), COMPTIA A+, COMPTIA Network+ and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certifications to be at par with technological development.  

Ijaz Ahmad

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Ijaz Ahmad is Directory of Quality Assurance and Senior Lecturer in the faculty of IT. He has been in Majan College since 2013. He became a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy in September 2018. He has completed his MS in Information Security from NUST (Islamabad, Pakistan) and was awarded the President's Gold Medal for holding first position. He has completed his Bachelors in Computer Science with distinction. Before joining Majan College he served as a lecturer in various renowned universities in Pakistan including NUST and FAST-NUCES. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker by EC Council. His areas of interest include Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics, Cryptography, Cloud Computing and Computer Networks.

Sowmya Baskar

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Sowmya has a great passion for programming and she teaches programming, human computer interaction, algorithms and mathematics at Majan (University) College. Her teaching experience spans over 10 years. Her academic qualifications include the Bachelor of Engineering, Masters in Information Technology and MPhil in Computer Science. Her primary research interest is in Forensics in Computer Science (Network Forensics & Database Forensics) and Multimedia. She is an Associate Member of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication and a member of Junior Chamber International (a worldwide federation of young leaders).

Jacintha Menezes

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Jacintha Menezes is Director of Studies (MSc Computer Science) & Senior Lecturer at Majan. She teaches programming and database modules including Object Oriented Programming, Database Administration and Data Mining. She completed her MSc in Computer Software with Distinction from Mangalore University, India and is currently pursuing her PhD. Her primary research interest is centred on Data Analytics and Image Processing in particular Hyperspectral Image Processing. She is a Sun certified Professional and has successfully completed Cisco Network Academy course for Connecting Things and Big Data. She has presented several articles in various reputed international conferences and journals. In September 2019 she became a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Albert Tayong

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Mr. Albert Alipan Tayong, LMT, joined as a Lecturer in Mathematical and Statistical Skills (MSS) in the Faculty of Information Technology and Basic Mathematics and Mathematics 2 (Applied Mathematics) in the Faculty of English Language Studies in Majan College in September 2012. He finished his Masters in Mathematics in De La Salle University after completing his Bachelors in Mathematics, where he graduated as Magna Cum Laude. He worked as a Mathematics Lecturer for more than 5 years in both countries, Oman and Philippines. His area of interests includes application of Mathematics in Decision Theory, Engineering, and in Business fields.

Vishal Raghav

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Vishal Raghav has completed a M.Tech. (Information Technology) from Allahabad Agricultural Deemed University India and M.B.A. (Finance) from H. N. B. Central University India. He has 14+ years of academic and industrial experience. He has more than 12 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate level in I.T. and Business Management in different reputed colleges/universities, national and international. His research area is cloud computing and e-Learning. He has published 4 papers in national and international journals, and presented 2 papers in seminars and conferences. His area of interest includes: Database Management System, Software Engineering, Data Communication and Web Technologies. 

Dr.Mohammed Waleed Ashour

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Dr. Mohammed Waleed Ashour earned his PhD from the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Before joining Majan College in December 2014, he worked in several multicultural environments such as United Arab of Emirates (UAE), Malaysia, and Palestine. This has inspired him to continue to contribute his knowledge, skills and creativity to the development of higher education. Dr. M. Waleed has presented papers at international conferences and published research in various well-known journals on a variety of subjects within the fields of Applied Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning.  

Zainab Mohamed Al Lawati

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Zainab Al Lawati joined as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Information Technology at Majan University College in October 2014. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Networking from Majan College. She teaches Information Technology to Semester I and II students in the Foundation programme. Her area of interest is in Programming, Hardware and Networking.

Thuraia Al Jabri

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Thuraia Al Jabri is an IT lecturer and holds a Master’s Degree in Information Management and Security from the University of Bedfordshire, UK, and a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems from the University of Nizwa, Oman. She is the Level 3 co-ordinator for all college students, and co-ordinates and teaches IT1 and IT2 at the Foundation level.

Zainab Alansari

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Zainab Alansari received her B.S. degree in Computer Science with summa cum laude award in 2007 and M.S. degree in Computer System and Networking with the highest honor degree award and the best thesis award in 2011, both from the AMA International University, Bahrain. Since 2007, she has been a Lecturer and Instructor of Computer Science in several institutions internationally. Zainab Alansari published more than 35 ISI and Scopus-indexed articles and contributed to numerous conferences and seminars internationally as a presenter, keynote speaker and session chair. Her research interests include Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, Big Data and Cloud Computing. She is currently completing her Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Malaya (UM) in Malaysia.

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