Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) aim to provide graduates with sufficient knowledge and skills to take on appropriate responsibility with a higher degree of autonomy from the Diploma holders. The graduates should possess the ability to be responsible for an organisation’s computing infrastructure and its users.

Programme objectives

The detailed objectives of the programme are:

  • To possess skills for lifelong learning, research and career development
  • To have communication, team, leadership and interpersonal skills, and aware of the social, ethical and legal responsibilities and entrepreneurial skill and a broad business and real world perspective
  • To have strong analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems by applying knowledge, principles and skills in Information Technology
  • To possess the ability to design, implement and manage Information Technology solutions and resources, and recognize the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society.
  • To possess skills to integrate various technology solutions.


Graduates of this programme will, typically, be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles, and theories relating to Information Technology
  • apply theoretical principles of Information Technology in relevant areas
  • design, implement and manage Information Technology solutions and resources, and recognize the impact of technology on individuals, organization and society.
  • integrate various technology solutions
  • apply broad business and real world perspectives daily and demonstrate entrepreneurial skills.

Programme content

The following courses make up the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) programme curriculum:

MQA Courses
  • Tamadun Islam Dan Tamadun Asia
  • Community Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • English I
  • English II
  • Study of Society
  • Understanding Human Behaviour
  • Co-Curricular Activities
Compulsory Courses
  • Introduction To C Programming
  • Computer Organization
  • Mathematics for Information Technology
  • Introduction to Database
  • Multimedia Technology and Development
  • Web Application
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Internet Computing
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Computer Networks
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Computer Programming
  • Visual Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Fundamental of Software Development
  • E-Commerce
  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Mobile Computing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Software Project Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Management Information System
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Industrial Training

Minimum entry requirements

Examinations Requirements
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with two full passes in 2 subjects and with a credit in Mathematics at the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level.
General Certificate of Education
Advanced (“A”) levels
Pass A-Level / New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with passes in 2 subjects
QIUP Foundation in Business / Science Pass QIUP Foundation in Business / Science Programmes with CGPA ≥ 2.0
SAM / AUSMAT / UNSW Foundation / NSW HSC /
SIT Foundation / MUFY / CIMP / CPU
Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
Government Matriculation Pass with CGPA of 2.0
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) A minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects
Indian Higher School Certificate (HSC) / Secondary
School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)
Grade C+ in any three subjects
(A: 75-100; B+: 66-74; B: 57-65; C+: 50-56; C: 45-49)
Diploma in IT / Computer Science / any other fields Pass Diploma in Computer Science, Information System, Information Technology, Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5. Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment process
International Baccalaureate (IB) Pass with 24 points
Bangladesh Higher School Certificate (HSC) Grade C+ in any three subjects, including English
(A: 75-100; B+: 66-74; B: 57-65; C+: 50-56; C: 45-49)
Other Qualifications Other qualifications will be assessed based on Senate’s recommendation and referred to MQA for approval on a case by case basis

The bi-semester programme is taught over a period of three years.

Mode of Study
Full Time: 3 Years
Part Time: 5 Years

Field of Study: Information Technology

Language of Instruction: English

Mode of Delivery
Lectures, Tutorials, Practicals, Seminars, Case-studies, Problem-based Learning Sessions, Research Project, Industrial Training

Students’ ability is gauged both through continuous assessments and a final exam at the end of each semester. The continuous assessment component comprises tests/quizzes, mid-term examination and projects/assignments which accounts for an allocation of about 40-50 marks depending on the course. The balance of the marks is allocated for the final examination.