PLO - Department of Computing

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) of Computing and Technology degree programs are listed as under:

PLO-I: Computational Knowledge

Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation to the solution of fundamental & complex computational problems;

PLO-II: Problem Analysis

Identify, formulate, research literature and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences;

PLO-III: Design/Development of Solutions

Design solutions for complex computational problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specific needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations;

PLO-IV: Investigation

Conduct investigation into complex problems using research based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions;

PLO-V: Modern Tool Usage

Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations;

PLO-VI: The Engineer and Society

Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice;

PLO-VII: Environment and Sustainability

Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development;

PLO-VIII: Ethics

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice;

PLO-IX: Communication

Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions;

PLO-X: Individual and Team Work

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings;

PLO-XI: Life-long Learning

Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PLO-XII: Project Management and Finance

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

Reference:

Presentation on “Experiences in Outcome based Engineering Education and Accreditation in Malaysia” by Azlan Abdul Aziz, Universiti Putra Malaysia & Megat Johari Megat Mohd Noor, Malaysia Japan Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, PEC 1-Day Workshop, 23 February 2014 Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), Karachi