BSc (Hons) Information Technology
JPT/BPP(U)(R2/481/6/0483/A5447)08/24

School of Science and Technology

About The Programme

This programme aims to equip you with the technical knowledge to keep abreast with the rapid advances in technology, and to develop your analytical skills. Students undertaking this programme are exposed to both technical and real-world practical experiences through the specially-crafted coursework and industrial training, making our graduates market-ready upon graduation.

Technology-based industries are fast-moving and require talents equipped with a balanced knowledge in software development and hardware infrastructure. By combining your technical knowledge on IT with hands-on experience, you will be adept at developing an organisation’s technology infrastructure and support its users. This versatile programme is best suited for those who wish to proceed as generalists in computing and build successful careers as IT professionals and managers. According to your personal interest, you may explore the various electives offered and enhance your knowledge in specific fields such as network management and security, database engineering and mobile development.

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

  • Database architect
  • IT specialist
  • Network specialist
  • System engineer
  • Web/E-commerce architect

 

Programme Structure

  • Networking Principles
  • Programming Principles
  • Computer Mathematics
  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Organisation
  • Web Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Principles and Practice of Management

  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Communication Skills
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Computer Networks
  • Web Programming
  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Computing Electives I & II
  • Non-Computing Electives II

  • Project Management
  • Internship
  • Capstone Project 1 & 2
  • Computer Security
  • Network Management
  • Computing Electives III & IV
  • Non-Computing Electives III

Year 2

  • Data Communications
  • Software Engineering
  • Network & System Administration
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development

Year 3

  • Multimedia Networking
  • Mobile Computing
  • Network Security
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • CRM Application Development
  • Database Engineering
  • Distributed Systems
  • UI/UX Design and Development
  • Customer Relationship Management

Year 2 and Year 3

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Digital Economy
  • Startup Foundry


for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • 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 Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service

Entry Requirements

STPM
Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

A-Level
Minimum 12 points. 

Australian Matriculation
ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation
60%

Monash University Foundation Year
60%

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.3

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.3

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

*Sunway Diploma
CAVG 55% or CGPA 2.50
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

 

Specific Requirements

SPM/ O-Level: Credit or its equivalent.

Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis


The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.

Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.

 

English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English
 

 

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