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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus

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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65,700
CampusKuala Lumpur, Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang, Sabah
FacultyFaculty of Computing and Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The aim of this programme is to produce and equip graduates with in-depth knowledge and skills that are essential to work as professionals in the software systems development and computer networking sectors. 

Students graduating from this programme will be capable of developing software systems in various platforms to fulfill the needs and requirements from organisations using appropriate software development methodologies and software project management techniques. In addition, the students will also be capable to design, configure and maintain computer networks in organisations. 

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months industrial training and to carry out real-life projects in software systems development, network communications or database management. All such training will add value to their qualification and later to their employment opportunities. 

  • IT Fundamentals
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Integrative Programming
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Cloud Computing
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Database Management
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Switching and Routing Technologies
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Discrete Structures
  • Operating Systems
  • Web-Based Integrated Systems
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Web and Mobile Systems
  • Introduction to Internet Security
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)

Free Electives (Choose 1)

  • Japanese Language I
  • French Language I
  • Korean Language I

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses

  • English for Tertiary Studies
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Academic English
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • English for Career Preparation
  • Entrepreneurship/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Integrity and Anti Corruption
  • Co-curricular
Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
  3. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  4. TAR UMT - Foundation in Computing (Track B) OR Relevant Diploma(with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
  5. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA / relevant diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:

  • (1), (2), (3) and (5) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  • (1), (2), (3) and (5) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

^ Graduates with CGPA 2.0001 - 2.4999 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.


  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UMT Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months

Year 1 Intake:

  • February (KL)
  • June (KL, PG, PK, JH, PH, SB)
  • November (KL, PG, PK, PH)

Year 2 Intake:

  • June (KL, PG, PK, JH, PH, SB)
  • November (KL, PG)
Career Prospects
  • Programmers
  • Web Developers
  • Multimedia Developers
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Software Engineers
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • IT Consultants
  • IT Managers
  • IoT Developers

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

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