Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) (Data Analytics)
JPT/BPP(U) (N/482/6/0087/PA 5803) 09/20

School of Science and Technology

 

About The Programme

The Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) (Data Analytics) programme focuses on the development of analytical skills in the study of technologies. Harnessing and analysing massive data creates significant value for organisations and it has become the basis for decision-making to achieve greater efficiency while spearheading constant innovation. During their studies, students will solve practical and real-world problems of companies utilising data sets in the presence of analytics experts.

This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded three certificates: one from Sunway University, one from Lancaster University and a Joint Certificate from SAS Academy. The students will be awarded the SAS Joint Certificate in Big Data with Advanced Techniques in Data Science.

Students will also be taught on Cloudera product and Cloudera curicula are embedded into the syllabus of the programme. On top of that, The Alibaba syllabus, which focuses on digital economy and e-commerce, has been incorporated into this programme. With the Alibaba collaboration, there are more opportunities and platforms that could aspire young entrepreneurs and start-ups to develop their business ideas.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

  • Big data system architect
  • Business intelligence manager/specialist/architecture/consultant
  • Chief data scientist
  • Chief knowledge analyst
  • Chief social media scientist
  • Credit scorecard specialist
  • Customer segmentation specialists
  • Forensic experts

 

Validation by

Lancaster University

Programme Structure

  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Information Systems Concepts
  • Programming Principles
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Linear Algebra and Applications
  • Communication Skills
  • Networking Principles
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Fundamentals
  • Non-Computing Elective I

  • Analytics Engineering
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Applied Statistics
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Web and Network Analytics
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Non-Computing Elective II
  • E-Commerce

  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Big Data Analytics in the Cloud
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Knowledge Management
  • Non-Computing Elective III
  • Project Management
  • Capstone Project 1 & 2
  • Internship
  • Advanced Business Analytic

Year 1(Choose 1)

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles and Practise of Management

Year 2 & 3 (Choose 1)

  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Principles of Entreprenuership
  • Accounting for Decision Making


for Local Student
  • 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 Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

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

A-Level
Minimum 12 points. Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects

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 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.

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

Mathematics Requirement:
SPM/ O-Level: Credit or its equivalent.

 

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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