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BSc (Hons) Information Systems

BSc (Hons) Information Systems

School of Science and Technology


About The Programme

The degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to build a career in Information Systems. You will learn how to apply your knowledge and understanding to organisations and business operations. Having dual focus on technical IT and managerial skills, you will gain comprehensive understanding on how computer information systems are used to develop, support, and even lead business processes.

At the end of the course, graduates will have the technical know-how as well as the ability to demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills that will prove useful in any organisation. You will be able to plan, design and manage business information systems to enhance organisational performance.

Students can gain an additional joint certificate in Business Intelligence & Data Mining from SAS Institute.


Career Prospects

  • IT Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Data Mining Specialist
  • Business Analyst

Programme Structure

  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Programming Concepts and Problem Solving
  • Programming Principles
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Object Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Web Fundamentals
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Information Systems Concepts
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Communication Skills
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Applied Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Knowledge Management
  • Capstone Project
  • Internship
  • Analytics Engineering
  • Global IT Sourcing Management
  • E-Business Security
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Change Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Electronic Commerce Development
  • CRM Application Development

The programme also includes two streaming options
Stream 1 : Technology Stream
Stream 2: Business Stream Students may choose any 4 electives.

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • C# Programming
  • Database Engineering
  • Computer Organisation
  • Multimedia Networking
  • Network Management
  • Network Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Technology Management
  • Scientific Ideas and Innovations
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Business Finance
For Local students:
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
For International students:
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

STPM Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)
A Level CC / CDE (minimum 12 points)
Australian Matriculation ATAR 60
Canadian Matriculation 60%
MUFY 240 (60%)
Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.3
Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology CGPA 2.3
UEC Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
IB Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Other Qualifications
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Mathematics Requirements:
SPM / O-Level: Credit

English Language Requirements
TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Acedemic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/ English Satisfactory level in English in Pre-University programmes where the medium of instruction is English
Cambridge English (Advanced) Minimum 67


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