Data is the heart of information systems that need to be efficiently and effectively manage in order to produce the good quality of information. Therefore, the knowledge and expertise in the database field is vital for an organization to ensure the smoothness and effectiveness of its operation.
In Malaysia context, there are many sectors such as management and administrative, military, industrial, banking, commerce, corporate, communications, and education sectors that require the expertise in developing and implementing the database system to support their effectiveness and competitiveness.
As a result, the Faculty of Computing through the Department of Information Systems introduce a program that focus on producing the ICT professionals in database fields. The specialization in the database field offers the students with the combination of computer science, database technology and information technology for the use of organization. The students will be supplied with the solid computer science basics and knowledge on the suitability of technology and database system for an organization.