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BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Offered by: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
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Exam BodyAPU Malaysia Degree
Course Duration3 Years (6 Semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM 85,800
Fees (International Student)RM 86,400
FacultyComputing, Technology & Games Development
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Familiarity with a broad range of information technologies and how they are used.
  • An understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems in organisations.
  • The ability to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategies and techniques to the development of information technologies.
CurriculumDEGREE LEVEL 1

Students will learn fundamental skills required by every IT professional, and the basic understanding of the underlying computer system through Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Networking and Databases. The modules will also help them develop personal and organisational skills, as well as nurture creativity and innovation.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Management
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Fundamentals of Web Design and Development

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

DEGREE LEVEL 2

A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which students will gain better understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems, programming languages and techniques, and further analysis and design skills. We will further nurture your creativity and innovation as well as independent learning to prepare you for the workplace.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Object-Oriented Development with Java
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • System Development Methods
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology
  • Mobile & Wireless Technology
  • Employee & Employment Trends
  • Web Applications
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Elective Modules (choose 3)

  • Probability & Statistical Modelling OR System Programming & Computer Control
  • Enterprise Systems OR System & Network Administration
  • Further Web Design & Development OR Data Centre Infrastructure

INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)

Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 3

You will make use of your previous studies and industrial experience to extend your familiarity in a broad range of information technologies and to refine your personal and professional development. You will enhance your programming skills and move further into the areas of cloud computing and big data. A final year project requires you to investigate and develop a solution to a real-world problem – you will demonstrate your ability to combine technical knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.

Common Modules

Specialised and Option Modules
  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Mobile & Web Multimedia
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Services
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investigations in Information Technology
  • Information Technology Project

Elective Modules (choose 2)

  • Internet of Things: Concepts & Applications OR Distributed Computer Systems
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud OR Knowledge Discovery & Big Data Analytics

Entry Requirements
  • 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM including Mathematics; or
  • 2 Passes with at ‘A’ Levels and with a Credit Pass at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE including Mathematics; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
Intake Months26 Feb, 29 April & 24 Sep 2019
Career Prospects

Systems Analyst
IT Executive
IT Consultant
Information Systems Analyst
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Technical Support Manager
IT Sales Manager
IT Application Developer
IT Auditor
IT Project Manager
IT Helpdesk Manager
System Administrator
Systems Consultant

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


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