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BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with a specialism in Cloud Computing

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 cloudbased information systems in organisations.
  • The ability to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategies and techniques to the development of cloud computing technologies.
Curriculum

DEGREE LEVEL 1

You will learn fundamental skills required by every IT professional, and the basic understanding of the underlying computer system through Computer Architecture, operating systems, networks and databases. Some specialized modules will provide you basic knowledge of security and computer forensics. The modules will also help you develop personal and organizational 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
  • Introduction to Security and Forensic Technologies

DEGREE LEVEL 2

A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which you will gain better understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of organization computing resources, along with technical skills to evaluate, design, configure and maintain shared computing infrastructure. You will gain solid understanding of the importance of enterprise systems and network administration in virtual computing environments. 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
  • System Development Methods
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology
  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Virtual Computing
  • Mobile & Wireless Technology
  • Web Applications
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems
  • Systems & Network Administration
  • 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 the field of cloud computing and to refine your personal and professional development. You will move further into programming skills, management and planning techniques to develop and manage cloud-based systems in organisations. A final year project requires you to investigate and develop a solution for 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 Modules
  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Enterprise Programming for Distributed Applications
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Information Storage & Management
  • Internet of Things, Concepts & Applications
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud
  • Investigations in Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing Project
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.

The qualification and entry requirements for the programmes will be determined based on the "Comparison List of Equivalency of International Qualifications with SPM (O-Levels equivalent) and STPM (A-Levels equivalent)" published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Intake Months26 Feb, 29 April & 24 Sep 2019
Career Prospects

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Server Developer
Cloud Solution Consultant
Technical Support Manager
IT Cloud Test Engineer
Cloud Platform Developer
IT Solution Manager
Cloud Solution Development Engineer
IT Cloud Application Developer
Application Platform Services Specialist
Cloud Architect
Cloud Software Engineer
Cloud Network Engineer
Cloud Product Manager
Cloud Consultant

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


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