BSc (Hons) Information Technology
JPT/BPP(U) (R/481/6/0483/ A5447) 08/19

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.

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.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

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

 

Validation by

Lancaster University

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

Year 2 and Year 3

  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Probability and Statistics


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 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 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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