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Bachelor of Science (Human Development & IT)(Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)5338.60/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Human Ecology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The Bachelor of Science (Human Development and Information Technology) is a double-major programme that focuses on basic and technical skills in the fields of Human Development and Information Technology. The programme is consistent with the national aspiration of becoming a developed nation with an emphasis on information technology. The programme aims to produce versatile, multi- and inter-disciplinary graduates by equipping them with a combination of skills from applied Social Sciences (Human Development) and Technology (Information Technology). The Information Technology component is expected to give the Bachelor of Science (Human Development and Information Technology) graduates an edge over Social Science graduates from other local and international universities.


Curriculum Structure

Course Category

Credit Hours

University Courses


Core Courses of Human Development


Core Courses of Information Technology


Elective Courses of Human Development


Elective Courses of Information Technology




  * Excluding 2 credit from co-curriculum


  1. Ethics and Values in Development
  2. Malaysian Nationhood
  3. Asian and Islamic Civilization
  4. Ethnic Relations
  5. Agriculture and Man
  6. Oral Interaction Skills
  7. General Writing Skills
  8. Basic Entrepreneurship
  9. Principles of Biochemistry
  10. Biological Concept/General Physics/General Chemistry
  11. Statistics for Applied Sciences
  12. Introduction to Human Physiology
  13. Introduction to Human Development
  14. Research Methods
  15. Developmental Psychology: Children and Adolescents
  16. Basic Advising and Counseling
  17. Nutrition, Health and Environment
  18. Social Demography
  19. Industrial Training
  20. Final Year Project
  21. Family and Consumer Economics
  22. Social Psychology
  23. Calculus
  24. Computer Programming I
  25. Computer Programming II
  26. Discrete Structures
  27. Data Structures
  28. Computer Organization and Assembly Language
  29. Operating System
  30. Database Application Development
  31. Introduction to Software Engineering
  32. Web Application Development
  33. Multimedia Application Development
  34. Computer Network and Communication
  35. Developmental Psychology: Adult and Ageing
  36. Stress and Coping
  37. Social Policy and Law
  38. Social and Human Services
  39. Management and Decision Making
  40. Information Technology, Globalisation and Quality of Life
  41. Programme Planning and Evaluation
  42. Development and Sustainability
  43. Human-Computer Interaction
  44. Information Systems
  45. Ethics in Computerization
  46. Electronic Commerce
  47. Software Project Management
  48. Digital Image Processing
  49. Database Systems
  50. Computer System Security
Entry Requirements

Candidates must fullfill the University General Requirements and specific programme requirements:

University General Requiments

A good pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM)/its equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper; and

A Diploma or its equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate; or

A pass in the STPM Examination with at least; CGPA 2.00 and at least;

  • C grade (CGPA 2.00) in General Studies; and
  • C grade (CGPA 2.00) in two other subjects; or

A pass in the Matriculation Examination with at least; CGPA 2.00; and

At least Band 1 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Specific Programme Requiments

A minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two of the following subjects at STPM level: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Accounting, Geography, History, Business Studies, Usuluddin, Syariah, Sport Science, Computing; and

A minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in Mathematics S/Mathematics T/Further Mathematics T/Computing; or

A minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two of the following subjects at Matriculation level: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, , Economics, Accounting, Business Management; and Mathematics; or

A Diploma in a relevant field or any other qualification recognized by the UPM Senate; and

A pass in one of the Science subject at SPM level. 

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

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