Bachelor’s Degree in Distributed Systems & Multimedia (BSDSM)
College of Information Technology

Program Objectives & Outcomes

OBJECTIVES

  • To provide a high quality undergraduate educational programs in Multimedia.
  • To prepare highly competent professionals to be tomorrow’s leaders in the Multimedia area.
  • To provide high quality services, expertise and resources to society in the form of projects, training consultation.

 

OUTCOMES

A. Knowledge and Understanding

A1: Concepts and Theories: Demonstrate solid knowledge and understanding of the essential concepts, principles, and techniques in Multimedia.

A2: Contemporary Trends, Problems and Research: Demonstrate an informed and critical awareness of the modern and, up-to-date practices, trends, problems, methods, technological advancements, and the contemporary diverse horizons within the Multimedia field.

A3: Professional Responsibility: Demonstrate adherence to the professional and legal responsibility, and develop continuing awareness of the best practices and cutting-edge solutions involved in the development and application of Multimedia technology.

B. Subject-specific skills

B1: Problem Solving: Identify, formulate, and analyze specific real life problems; and plan, design, and implement computable strategies for their solutions.

B2: Modeling and Design: Model and design a project, website, to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.

B3: Application of Methods and Tools: Employ appropriate cutting-edge, techniques, tools and technologies used in Multimedia practices to solve considerably important and current problems.

C. Critical-Thinking Skills

C1: Analytic: Analyze and evaluate the complexity of significantly important and challenging real world problems, identify the appropriate multimedia resources needed to solve them efficiently.

C2: Synthetic: Design, plan, implement and manage a computerized system/process within certain constraints in a team or individually to meet certain desirable outcomes.

C3: Creative: Create new or improve existing ideas, projects, techniques, and methods in multimedia and identify ways in which these can be applied to solve existing and new problems.

D. General and Transferable Skills (other skills relevant to employability and personal development)

D1: Communication: Express and communicate ideas effectively, in written and oral form

D2: Teamwork and Leadership: Work effectively as a member/leader of a team of technical people who may design, plan, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a multimedia project.

D3: Organizational and Developmental Skills: Work effectively as a member/leader of a team of technical people who may design, plan, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a multimedia project.

D4: Ethical and Social Responsibility: Recognize, accept, and follow ethical and social responsibility and develop positive alertness and responsiveness to the needs of society by identifying, employing and utilizing effectively the multimedia solutions and technologies.

This program achieved full confidence by QQA

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Study Plan

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FIRST YEAR (32 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ARAB 101COMPOSITION FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ARABIC IInfo303
ENGL 101ACADEMIC ENGLISH IInfo303(ENGL 052 & ENGL 055) or passing placement test
ITCS 101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & ITInfo223
MATH 101CALCULUS IInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
HUMR 101HUMAN RIGHTS PRINCIPLESInfo202
PHYS 131GENERAL PHYSICSInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER16217

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 102ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIInfo303ENGL 101
HIST 121MODERN HISTORY OF BAHRAINInfo303
ITCS 122INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUESInfo223ITCS 101
MATH 102CALCULUS IIInfo303MATH 101
STAT 101INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICSInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER14215

SECOND YEAR (33 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 201ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIIInfo303ENGL 102
MATH 202CALCULUS IIIInfo303MATH 102
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVE IInfo303
ITCS 209DISCRETE STRUCTURESInfo303MATH 102
ITMS 205INTERNET APPLICATIONS AND SERVICESInfo223ITCS 101
ITCS 201OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IInfo223ITCS 122
TOTAL PER SEMESTER16418

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 202ACADEMIC ENGLISH IVInfo303ENGL 201
ITCS 221OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IIInfo223ITCS 201
ITCS 222VISUAL PROGRAMMINGInfo223ITCS 122
ITCS 224DATA STRUCTURESInfo223ITCS 201
ITCS 214COMPUTER SYSTEMSInfo303ITCS 101
TOTAL PER SEMESTER12615

THIRD YEAR (39 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITMS 302HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION (HCI)Info223ITCS 222
ITCS 323DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN & APPLICATIONInfo223ITCS 222
ITMS 307MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARES IInfo223ITMS 205
HU/SS XXXHUMANITIES/ SOCIAL SCIENCESInfo303
ITCS 303DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF ALGORITHMSInfo233ITCS 224 & ITCS209
TOTAL PER SEMESTER11915

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ETHC 392ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN IT AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGInfo303Completion of at least 66 credits
ITMS 325WEB APPLICATIONS DESIGNInfo223ITMS 205
ITMS 327MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARES IIInfo223ITMS 307
ITMS 335WEB PROGRAMING IInfo223ITCS 221
ITMS 3XXMAJOR ELECTIVE IInfo223
ECTE 329COMPUTER NETWORKSInfo223ITCS 214
TOTAL PER SEMESTER131018

SUMMER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
INTR 442*BSDSM INTERNSHIPInfo006
TOTAL PER SEMESTER006
*COMPLETION OF AT LEAST 90 CREDITS WITH CGPA <=2.00

FOURTH YEAR (30 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 409OPERATING SYSTEMSInfo303ITCS 214 or ECCE 303
ITMS 4263D GRAPHICS SOFTWARESInfo223ITMS 327
IERM 498RESEARCH METHODS IN IT AND ENGINEERINGInfo303Completion of at least 90 Credits
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVE IIInfo303
ITMS 336WEB PROGRAMMING IIInfo223ITMS 335
TOTAL PER SEMESTER13415

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 422DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMSInfo223ITCS 409
ITMS 436MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONSInfo223ITMS 426
ITMS 499MAJOR PROJECT IN DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS AND MULTIMEDIAInfo063IERM 498 & ETHC 392
ITCS 427MOBILE COMPUTINGInfo223ITCS 221 & ECTE 329
ITMS 4XXMAJOR ELECTIVE IIInfo223
TOTAL PER SEMESTER81415
*STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER FOR INTR 442. IN SPECIAL CASES HOWEVER, STUDENTS HAVE THE CHOICE TO REGISTER IN ANY TWO MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES.

LIST OF PROGRAMME ELECTIVE COURSES

ELECTIVES

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITMS 347VIDEO-POST PRODUCTIONInfo223ITMS 327
ITMS 350DESKTOP PUBLISHINGInfo223ITMS 327
ITMS 433DEVELOPING ASP.NET MVC 4 WEB APPLICATIONS (MCSD – 20486)Info223ITMS 334
ITMS 434DEVELOPING WINDOWS AZURE AND WEB SERVICES (MCSD-20486)Info223ITCS 433
ITMS 445MODELING AND ANIMATING CHARACTERS IN 3DInfo223ITMS 426
TOTAL PER SEMESTER101015

Employability

Communication:

Express and communicate ideas effectively, in written and oral form

Teamwork and Leadership:

Work effectively as a member/leader of a team of technical people who may design, plan, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a multimedia project.

Organisational and Developmental Skills:

Work effectively as a member/leader of a team of technical people who may design, plan, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a multimedia project.

Ethical and Social Responsibility:

Recognise, accept, and follow ethical and social responsibility and develop positive alertness and responsiveness to the needs of society by identifying, employing and utilising effectively the multimedia solutions and technologies.

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Fast Facts

Qualification: Bachelors in Distributed Systems & Multimedia

Type: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 years

Qualification name: Distributed Systems & Multimedia

College: College of Information Technology

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Fees

Bachelor’s Degree fees

The estimated duration for completion of a Bachelors Degree at Ahlia University is 4 years. This is structured around 134 credit-hours covering 45 courses.

The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 study hours.

Application Fee BD 20
Registration Fee BD 200
Placement Tests Fee (if applicable) BD 40
Orientation Courses (if applicable) BD 1,200
First Year Courses – 12 courses (BD 300 Per Course) BD 3,600
Second Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 330 Per Course) BD 3,630
Third Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 360 Per Course) BD 3,960
Fourth Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 390 Per Course) BD 4,290
TOTAL BD 16,940

Please note that the fees listed above do not include the cost of text books required to complete the program.

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Course Syllabus

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