System Development-based Project

This type of project is based on developing an application, software or embedded systems. The undertaken project must include programming elements with appropriate users’s complexity and meets PSM scope. This type of project gives the students an opportunity to conduct exercise as a project developer in the area of computer networking, computer security and embedded system. Examples of applications that have been developed in this area are web based application, RFID-based project, sensor, PDA-based application, mobile phone application including SMS, .NET application, TINI based systems and etc.

Research-based Project

This type of project is based on a reseach application that includes data analysis, comparative studies or enhancement of techniques or algorithms. Similair to project based, proragmming elements must be included in the research project. It also emphasizes on analysis as well as technical writing of the report. Students are expected to read few technical papers and able to digest with the help from the appointed supervisors.

This type of project aims at grooming the students with research skills in the area of computer networking, computer security, embedded system, software engineering, bioinformatic, computer graphic and information system. It is suitable for students who are interested in Research and Development (R&D) careers such as academic professionals and researchers.

Examples of research-based projects that have been developed in this area are application of statistical technique in analyzing network data, new technique in parallel cryptography, comparative study of IDS performance, implementation of soft computing technique in solving security and network problems.

PSM Marking Scheme

PSM 1
a) Supervisor (60%)
- Progress (10%), Report (50%)
b) Examiners (40%)
- Presentation (15%), Report (25%)

PSM 2
a) Supervisor (60%)
- Progress - Phase 1 (5%), Phase 2 (5%), Report (50%)
b) Examiners (40%)
- Presentation (15%), Report (25%)

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PSM1 Calendar Brief (Sem2_1718)

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PSM2 Calendar Brief (Sem2_1718)

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Plagiarism and PSM

To combat plagiarism and maintain integrity within the Final Year Projects (PSM), the PSM comittee has decided to enforce a Turnitin submission rule, that all students (and SV) must adhere to. Supervisors are urged to help and guide students through this. The rule states : " All chapters in the … Read More...

A flash view of PSM

A new semester marks a batch of new students attempting their Final Year Project (affectionately known as PSM by all). To all PSM1 and PSM2 students, here is a flash view of the people involved in your PSM besides yourself. People It is imperative (or should I say very, very, very important) … Read More...

Your PSM Guideline – PSM Handbook & Notes

PSM Handbook is a special manual guidelines created by Faculty (particularly: Final Year Project Committee) to assist PSM 1 and PSM 2 students in preparing, running, creating and completing their PSM project. This book can be FREE downloaded from 'PSM Resource' in PSM Website. Lecture Notes PPT … Read More...

New Forms for a new semester

Starting from this semester, the faculty will introduce a new form for both PSM1 and PSM2. This is a more standardized form for uniformity throughout the faculty. The new forms and rubrics can be found under the Forms tab in this web. You also find the accompanying rubrics too. Rubrics are important … Read More...

Dr. Ismail Fauzi : PSM projects available

Dr Ismail Fauzi Isnin has a few project topics available for you. All are development projects. Please contact him at:  Email :ismailfauzi@utm.my Room: N28A-05-14-01 Office line:+607 55 38812.     No. Title Type 1 Prototype of climate control … Read More...

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From FC Final Year Project Coordinator

Assalamualaikum and Good Day,
To all PSM students, I look forward to welcome you to the Faculty of Computing PSM Website. I hope from this website, you can find almost all necessary information you need for the PSM 1 and PSM 2 courses. Thank you