BSc (Hons) Information Technology

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.



January, April, September



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

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


Programme Structure

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

  • Communication Skills
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Web Programming
  • Enrichment Electives I, II & III
  • Specialisation Elective I

Note: These are just some of the electives

  • Startup Foundry
  • Digital Economy
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship

  • Data Communications
  • Database Management Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Project Management
  • Capstone Projects 1 & 2
  • Network Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Specialisation Electives II, III & IV
  • Internship

  • Network & System Administration
  • Mobile Application Development

  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • CRM Application Development
  • Software Architecture and Design Patterns
  • Artifical Intelligence
  • Multimedia Networking
  • Network Security

  • Database Engineering
  • UI/UX Design and Development
  • Mobile Computing
  • Computer Security
  • Distributed Systems

University Compulsary Subjects

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skills
  • Sustainable Development in Malaysia
  • Community Service for Planetary Health

for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • 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

Entry Requirements

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

Minimum 12 points (minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)

Australian Matriculation

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

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
CGPA 2.50 or equivalent
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications. An applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.


Specific Requirements

Credit in Mathematics at SPM/ O-Level or its equivalent

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

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.