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BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology

Offered by: Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)
Exam BodyStaffordshire University, UK
Course Duration3 Years (6 Semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time

Level 1: RM 24,800 + £190
Level 2: RM 26,600 + £190
Level 3: RM 26,900 + £190
Total: RM 78,300 + £570

Fees (International Student)

Year 1: RM 24,600 (USD 5,860) + £250
Year 2: RM 26,200 (USD 6,240) + £250
Year 3: RM 26,900 (USD 6,410) + £250
Total: RM 77,700 (USD 18,510) + £750

FacultyComputing, Technology & Games Development
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

In today’s competitive business world, IT plays a major role in exploiting commercial potential. Your graduate destination from this programme is likely to be at a management level within an IT department, developing IT systems and servicing the needs of a number of business departments. You may take up a career in IT system development, IT systems analysis and design or IT network management.

During the first year you will be introduced to business and computing concepts, tools and techniques, Year 2 covers the development of IT systems for business, analysis, design and development of web based solutions, networks and professional issues in computing.

In the final year, you will concentrate on the strategic role of IT, including critical problems in using IT and the use of IT for innovation and entrepreneurship. You will also undertake a major project that will allow you to simulate the application of IT in a business situation.

IT plays a major role in exploiting commercial potential within today’s competitive business world. This course will prepare you for IT department management where you could be responsible for developing IT systems as well as supporting a number of different departments. You could also pursue a career in IT system development, IT systems analysis and design or IT network management.


Year 1

  • Business Information Systems & Organisations
  • Business Systems Analysis Design & Construction I
  • Business Systems Analysis Design & Construction II
  • Fundamentals of Computer Hardware and Software
  • Learning for Success
  • Publishing for the WWW
  • Quantitative Tools for Computing
  • Software Development

Year 2

  • Applied Research Methods & Professional Development
  • Developing Server Applications
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Information Systems Organisations and Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Networked Computer Systems
  • Object-Oriented Methods
  • Relational Database Systems Development

Year 3

  • Applied Communications Technology
  • Applied Information Technology Project: Project Management and Communication
  • Applied Information Technology Project: Research, Development and Artefact I
  • Applied Information Technology Project: Research, Development and Artefact II
  • Developing E-Commerce Applications with XML
  • Group/Residential Case Study
  • Information Systems Strategy
  • Interactive and E-Marketing

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete four (4) General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

Entry Requirements

We welcome applications from people with a wide variety of qualifications, skills and experience. Applications are individually assessed. However typically you will have:

  • Route 1:  Entry to Year 1 Degree
    • Successful completion of STPM with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and completion of SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics; or
    • Successful completion of A-Level with at least a pass in 2 subjects and successful completion of O-Level or equivalent with credit in Mathematics; or
    • Recognised Matriculation or foundation with CGPA 2.0 and credit in Mathematics at SPM Level; or
    • A qualification that SU accepts as equivalent to the above.

All students must demonstrate that they have met the equivalent of IELTS 6 either through formal English language assessment or through success in prior study at “A” level or equivalent in English.

  • Route 2: Direct Entry to Year 2 Degree
    • Successful completion of the relevant APIIT Diploma, or
    • Successful completion of study in another recognised institution with academic credits equivalent to level 4 of an honours degree in relevant subjects
Intake Months26 February 2018, November 2018

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

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