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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business Information System

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65400/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Information Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The Business Information Systems degree programme comprises a blend of business practices and information technology, designed to promote innovative problem-solving abilities as well as foster cutting-edge business and IT skills in students.

This 3-year course encompasses a comprehensive curriculum that is injected with various business and computing courses that will undoubtedly equip students with a unique repertoire of knowledge and skills in managing and developing IT systems in the business context. Throughout their studies, students will be exposed to a cross-cultural learning environment supervised by a team of dedicated academic professionals and staff.

Teaching and learning methodologies are supported by well-equipped facilities and resources within the campus, such as the library, computer laboratories, R&D laboratories and the latest IT gadgets. Apart from that, students are able to collaborate with key industries through co-operative placements every year with the purpose of gaining industry experience in business and IT companies whilst increasing their employability skills.

Furthermore, partnerships with renowned corporations such as Apple, RICOH and Oracle, among others, ensure that courses remain relevant in the face of change. Students are also granted opportunities to be awarded with professional certifications by numerous international software corporations.


Coursework percentage and written examination percentage.

Year 1
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Internet Technologies
  • Statistics and its Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Concept of Analysis & Design
  • Java Programming 1
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • University Life (MPU- U2)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Analysis & Design
  • Java Programming 2
  • Visual Basic .NET
  • Operating Systems
  • Research Methods in Computing
  • Database Systems
  • Networking
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Software Project Management
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • International Business
  • Issues in Database Design
  • Technopreneurship
  • Independent Project 1 for BIS
  • Strategic Management
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Independent Project 2 for BIS
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry Requirements

For general Business degree: UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E) UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0 International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects Australian Year 12 ATAR 65% Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60% Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis *For Accounting, Actuarial Science, Diploma and School of IT programmes, please refer to for more details on entry requirements

Intake Months

April, Sept, Dec

Career Prospects

In the world of computing, qualified graduates with the appropriate skills and aptitude are high in demand. Our graduates are qualified to pursue the following positions:

  • System Analysts
  • Database Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Web Developers
  • IT Consultants
  • IT Support Engineers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Business Analysts

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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