BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Contact the university / college
Duration
3 years
Intakes
June September November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 20,848
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,135

About this course

This programme is specifically designed to provide students with:

  • 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.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirement:

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • 2 Passes in STPM with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM.
  • 2 Passes in A-Level and with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE or equivalent.
  • 5 Grade B Passes in UEC in any subjects including Mathematics.
  • A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.0 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or its equivalent.

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:

  • Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

English Requirement:

  • IELTS : 5.0
  • TOEFL IBT : 35-45
  • Pearson (PTE) : 36
  • MUET : Band 3

 

Curriculum

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.

Common Modules:

  • Digital Thinking and Innovation
  • Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Diversity
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming with Python
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to C Programming

Specialised Modules:

  • Fundamentals of Web Design and Development

Degree Level 2:

A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which students will gain a 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 their creativity and innovation as well as independent learning to prepare them for the workplace.

Common Modules:

  • Object Oriented Development with Java
  • System Development Methods
  • Programming for Data Analysis
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology

Specialised Modules:

  • Mobile & Wireless Technology
  • Web Applications
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Probability & Statistical Modelling
  • System & 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:

Students will make use of their previous studies and industrial experience to extend their familiarity in a broad range of information technologies and to refine their personal and professional development. Students will enhance their programming skills and move further into the areas of cloud computing and big data. A final year project requires them to investigate and develop a solution for a realworld problem - they will demonstrate their ability to combine technical knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.

Common Modules:

  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management

Specialised and Optipn Modules:

  • Mobile & Web Multimedia
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Services
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investigations in Information Technology
  • Information Technology Project

Elective Modules (Choose 2)

  • Internet of Things: Concepts & Applications OR Distributed Computer Systems OR Blockchain Development
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud OR Knowledge Discovery & Big Data Analytics

MQA Compulsory Subjects

  • Ethnic Relations (M’sian Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (M’sian Students)
  • Malaysian Studies (Int’l Students)
  • Malay Communication Language (Int’l Students)
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • Employee & Employment Trends
  • Co-Curriculum

 

 

 

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