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APU Malaysia Degree
Part Time/Full Time
School of Computing & Technology
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Bachelor's Degree Level
Field of Study
Computing & IT
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.
DEGREE 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.
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.
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
Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems
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.
Specialised and Option Modules
Innovation Management & New Product Development
Mobile & Web Multimedia
Advanced Database Systems
Cloud Infrastructure & Services
Computer Systems Management
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
A Pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent.
2 Passes in A-Level and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/IGCSE.
5 Grade B’s in UEC, including Mathematics.
Passed a Foundation/Matriculation programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.0, with Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/IGCSE and equivalent. Note: Students who do not have a Credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM/ O-Level/IGCSE but have an acceptable achievement in Mathematics related subjects during the Foundation which may be equivalent to SPM/O-Level/IGCSE Additional Mathematics, can be accepted into Degree Programmes. Students can be given preferential entry for ICT related subject in SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE.
Any qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
25 Feb 2020 / 28 Apr 2020 / 22 Sep 2020
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.