Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Information Systems

Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)

(R2/481/6/0388) 06/24 (A5216)

In this information-driven 21st century, computerized information systems are playing key roles to the success of organizations. Hence, there is an increasing demand for information systems graduates that are capable to design, develop and implement effective digital solutions to meet the needs for information and decision support of organizations.

This three-year programme prepares students with a strong foundation in information systems applications development as well as current and emerging technologies related to information systems. The knowledge and skills are essential not only in using information systems effectively, but also to contribute significantly in planning, design, implement and maintain information systems solutions for critical business problems. Graduates of this programme will take leading roles in shaping our information-driven future.


  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation / Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects a AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent;* OR
    • Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • • Any other Diploma in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent.
    • Note: Candidates without a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent may be admitted if the qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and the achievement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the subject at SPM Level or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Mathematics for Information Systems I
          Mathematics for Information Systems II
          Programming Fundamentals
          Professional Development
          Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures
          Computer Architecture and Organization
          Database Fundamentals
          Workplace Communication
      • Year 2
        • Software Engineering Fundamentals
          Operating Systems
          Computer Networks
          Object Oriented Analysis & Design
          IT Project Management
          Information Systems Planning and Development
          Web Application Development
          Advanced Database
          Industrial Training
      • Year 3
        • System Administration
          Enterprise Application Integration
          Enterprise Information Systems
          Computer Security
          Final Year Project
          Elective 1
          Elective 2
          Elective 3
    • Elective Modules
      • THREE (3) subjects should be taken from the following:
        1. Human Computer Interaction
        2. Software Reliability and Quality Assurance
        3. IT Auditing
        4. Mobile Application Development
        5. Business Analytics
        6. Trends in IS
        7. Software Requirements Engineering
    • University Subjects
      • U1 – TITAS (Local) or BM Komunikasi II (International)
        U1 – Hubungan Etnik (Local) or Pengajian Malaysia III (International)
        U2 – Bahasa Kebangsaan or Foreign Language Beginners
        U3 – Business and Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
        U4 – Co-curriculum
  • Career Prospects
    • Career Prospects: Application Developer, Database Administrator, Business Analyst, IT Consultant, Information Systems Manager.