Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

Bachelor Degree
9 Semesters / 3 Years
Ipoh | Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
From
RM 1,167.00per
month
RM 42,000.00 total fee

Why this course

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) enables students to gain deeper knowledge about technology with the combination of theories and practices from 3 specialisations: computer and network security, data analytics and software engineering. Courses such as principles of Artificial Intelligence, cloud computing & administration and human-computer interaction are in the programme as well to equip students with new technology practised in Malaysia.

 

This programme also provides students with a good understanding on computer ethics and Cyber Laws, computer forensic investigation and cryptography & network security.

MOHE/MQA:
[R/481/6/0155 (MQA/FA 1697) 02/22] 
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Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor’s Programme:

  • Pass STPM with a minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects and CREDIT in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass Matriculation or Foundation with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and CREDIT in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass Diploma in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Information System or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and CREDIT in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent, can be registered subject to a rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • Any Diploma in science and technology or business study with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and CREDIT in Mathematics at SPM level can be registered subject to a rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field and CREDIT Mathematics at SPM subject to the approval of the Senate and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass DKM / DLKM / DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in relevant field and CREDIT Mathematics at SPM and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass in SPM or its equivalent, with at least three (3) credits in any subjects including Mathematics OR
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Bachelor’s programme (level 6, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be / have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application;​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​ 

Diploma holders with CGPA less than 2.50 but exceeding 2.00 and obtained credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent, can be registered subject to a rigorous internal assessment.

Candidates with a credit in computing subjects in SPM or its equivalent, will have an advantage.

Language Requirements

International Students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR its equivalent
Local Students
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    i. Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    ii. MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    iii. A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    i. Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    ii. MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    i. No credit in SPM / SPMV English

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Programming Principles and Techniques
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Databases
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Ethics and Cyber Laws
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Security Management
  • Data Communication and Computer Networking
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Internet Programming
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Principles of Artificial Intelligence
  • Minor Project
  • Major Project
  • Industrial Training

MPU Courses

  • Hubungan Etnik/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • TITAS/Pengajian Malaysia 3  (Int)
  • Design Thinking/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management

English Core

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Business Communication

Electives

  • Digital Business
  • Service Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Labour Law and Industrial Relation
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Law

Specialisations

Computer and Network Security
  • Computer Forensics Investigation
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Advanced Computer Networking
  • Mobile Wireless Network
  • Cloud Computing and Administration
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Web and Application Security
Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Applied Mathematics for Data Analytics
  • Programming for Data Analytics
  • Research Methods for Data Analytics
  • Principles of Machine Learning
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Business Analytics
Software Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Object Oriented Software Engineering
  • Software Quality and Metrics
  • Software Project Management
  • Software Testing and Maintenance
  • Web Engineering
  • Software Architecture and Design
Areas of Study
  • Computer and Network Security 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Computer Intelligence Officer
  • Computer Network/ Cloud Engineer
  • Digital Forensic Investigator
  • Cybersecurity
  • Compliance Officer/ Auditor
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

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