This programme focuses on the study of technologies and analytical skills, with core subjects in data mining, business intelligence, knowledge management, social media analytics, big data analytics in the Cloud and others. The emergence and advancement of multimedia, social media and the Internet is fuelling exponential growth in data captured by enterprises. The ability to harness and analyse massive data creates significant value for businesses, enterprises and governments. It enables better decision making for business profitability, enhanced consumer satisfaction and disaster management. Graduates with expertise in business analytics are in high demand globally.
During your studies, you will work on identifying solutions to practical and real-world problems of companies by utilising data sets in the presence of analytics experts. You will have the option to gain an additional joint certificate in Big Data with Advanced Techniques in Data Science from SAS Institute.
This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.
January, March & August
3 Years (full-time)
Year 1(Choose 1)
Year 2 & 3 (Choose 1)
Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)
Minimum 12 points. Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects
Monash University Foundation Year
Sunway Foundation in Arts
Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
Completed with minimum of 25 points (excluding bonus points)
Sunway Diploma Studies
CAVG 60% or CGPA 2.50
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.
Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis
SPM/ O-Level: Credit or its equivalent.
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