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Bachelor of Information System

Offered by: UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College (George town)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusUOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George town
FacultySchool of Computing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

Advances in computer-based information technology in recent years have influenced how business managers make and implement decisions. These support systems are often developed from scratch and tailored for specific purposes to increase effectiveness within the organisation.

The growing demand for Information Systems professionals who also possess an aptitude for business organisations means graduates of this programme often enjoy very rewarding careers.

KDU’s Bachelor of Information Systems provides in-depth training in the analysis and management of information within the context of the business environment. The programme aims to enable graduates to exploit the capabilities of today’s technologies by equipping them with skills to design, develop and manage systems involving business data to provide solutions to organisational problems.

Students will also gain soft skills required to communicate and articulate clearly knowledge and innovative ideas appropriate for the problem context as well as the stakeholders at large.

Entry Requirements
  • GCE A Level / STPM :
2 principles passes
  • UEC :
Min. 5 Credits (5Bs) inclusive of a Credit in Mathematics
  • Diploma :
CGPA 2.5
  • Foundation Studies:
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)

In addition to the above mentioned requirement, the student must have obtained a Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent

Local Student : Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student : Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL

If English language requirements are not fulfilled, students are required to sit for the English Placement Test and based on the results, students will be advised to take the appropriate English course(s) at the Certificate in Intensive English programme. Students are required to complete the Certificate in Intensive English modules before commencement of the Bachelor of Computing (Hons).

Intake Months14 Jan/1 June/14 September
Career Prospects
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Data Mining Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Business and Systems Analysts
  • Data Scientist

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

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