BSc (Hons) Information Systems
JPT/BPP (U) (R/481/6/0516/ A5451) 10 / 19

School of Science and Technology


About The Programme

The BSc (Hons) in Information Systems programme synergises programming fundamentals with business studies and analytics, creating multiple job opportunities related to the design, implementation and management of IT. Students will be able to demonstrate leadership capabilities in designing, implementing, evaluating information systems solutions. The programme is compliant with ACM-IEEE, W3C recommendations, MQA Qualifications Standards framework, and skill-sets defined for Information Systems graduates by the UK AGCAS editors (Dec, 2015), with industry linkage and certifications.

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.

Students also have the opportunity to gain Salesforce professional certificates and a joint certificate in Business Intelligence & Data Mining from SAS Institute.



January, March & August



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

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


Dual Degree Awarded by

Lancaster University

Programme Structure

  • Networking Principles
  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Programming Principles
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Web Fundamentals
  • Information Systems Concepts

  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Communication Skills
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Applied Statistics
  • Free Elective (non-computing)

  • Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Knowledge Management
  • Capstone Project 1 & 2
  • Internship

  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Accounting for Decision Making

  • Analytics Engineering
  • Global IT Sourcing Management
  • E-Business Security
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Electronic Commerce Development
  • CRM Application Development
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Fundamentals


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

  • Database Engineering
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Web Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Computer Organisation
  • Seminar Series
  • 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
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Business Finance

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

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

Minimum 12 points. Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 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
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 Requirements
SPM/O-Level: Credit or its equivalent


English Requirements

PTE Academic 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 (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English
Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum 67


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