Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons)

Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons)

KP/JPS/(N/481/6/0291)05/18
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 3 Year
Credits: 120
Level of Study:
Field of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

Information Systems and Information Technology are often considered similar but Information Technology is actually a subset of Information Systems. Though both fields deal with computers, they have different characteristics and career paths that require diverse skills, knowledge and training.

Organizations work with large amounts of data. These data needs to be organized and analysed. For this, Information Systems are needed to turn raw data into useful information that can be used to solve problems and also for the decision making process in an organization.

Whereas Information Technology focuses more on managing technology and improving its utilization, which includes the hardware, software, databases and networks. It is more inclined to the study of design, implementation, support or management of computer based information systems.

Is this programme for me?

Information Systems is a broad field that goes beyond than just understanding how to use a computer and how computer programs work. It covers a broader area which involves problem solving, implementation of new ideas, managing time and resources, strategic thinking and communication.

If you are an IT nerd and the adventurous type who is always looking into new things and have the eagerness to explore, this could be the right programme for you.

What will I learn?

Information Systems is a study that can help find the most efficient way to gather and store data so that it can be easily used. In terms of the information revolution that continues to change the manner in which we conduct our lives, the service of information systems professionals is needed in bringing information and society together.

This programme is designed to produce competent and marketable graduates in managing and developing information systems in a business context with added knowledge in information management, enterprise systems, e-commerce and organisational behaviour.

Why studying this course is a smart choice?

The transformation of the internet and the developments in the business world will change the way people interact, search and share information. All these online revolution will result in the evolvement of systems to support it.

Studying this course will enable you to stay abreast of the latest advances which will bring you to valuable possibilities in the future.

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes and a C in SPM Mathematics or its equivalent
Diploma/HND Minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. Applicant with CGPA above 2.00 and a credit in Mathematics may apply for admission pending internal assessment.
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes and a C in O-Level Mathematics
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including Mathematics)
Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a C in SPM Mathematics
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMP Average of 55% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
Other Qualifications Candidates with a credit in computing related subject at SPM or STPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Introduction to Information System, Organization Management, Introduction to E-Commerce, Programming Fundamentals, Computer Architecture, Database Concepts, System Analysis & Design, Interactive Skills, Technical & Professional Communication, MPU(U1) 1, MPU(U1) 2, Data Communication & Networking

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Business Economics, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages

Year 2

Decision Support System, IT Entrepreneurship, Object Oriented Technique, Database Administration, MPU(U2), MPU(U3), Ethics And Professional Conducts, Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, Software Project Management, IT Planning Infrastructure, Requirements Engineering

Field Elective Subjects: Open Source Development, Software Development Tools, Introduction to Financial Accounting, XML based Web Application, Fundamentals of Multimedia, Human Computer Interaction

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Business Economics, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages

Year 3

Enterprise System, Information Security System, Internet Programming, IT Project I, IT Project II, MPU(U4)

Field Elective Subjects: Open Source Development, Software Development Tools, Introduction to Financial Accounting, XML based Web Application, Fundamentals of Multimedia, Human Computer Interaction

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Business Economics, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages, Industrial Training / Apprenticeship

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM51,600.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM53,900.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM54,000.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM64,600.00

CAREER CHOICES

The various career opportunities in the field of Information Systems include:

  • Information System Specialist / Analyst
  • Requirement Engineer
  • Information Systems Researcher
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Knowledge Officer
  • Enterprise System Analyst / Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Programmer
  • Systems Architect

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How much will I make?

The average salary for a degree holder in this field is RM 54,000 per year. But of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.

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