Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Software Systems Development

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
March May October
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,291
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,389

About this course

This programme produces and equips graduates with in-depth knowledge and skills that are essential to work as professionals in the software systems development and computer networking sectors. In addition to fundamentals of computing, topics of specialisation covered are Visual Programming, Web Application Development, Software Engineering, Introduction to Computer Security, Software Project Management, Human Computer Interaction and Computer Networks. Students graduating from this programme will be capable of developing software systems in various platforms to fulfill the needs and requirements from organisations using appropriate software engineering methodologies and software project management techniques. In addition, students will also be able to design, configure, set up and maintain computer networks in organisations.

Electives courses like Internet of Things, Agile Software Development, Integrative Programming, Digital Multimedia, Principles of Accounting, Network Security, Cloud Computing, Systems Administration, Mobile Application Development, Advanced Database Management and Software Quality Assurance and Testing will be offered to students undergoing this programme.

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months of industrial training and carry out real-life projects in software systems development, network communications or database management. All such training will add value to their qualifcation and increase their employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects 
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Computing (Track B) OR Diploma in Science (Computer Science & Management Mathematics)(with a minumum CGPA 2.5000)^ OR Diploma in Science (Information Systems Engineering)(with a minumum CGPA 2.5000)^ OR Diploma in Information Technology (Mobile Application Development)(with a minumum CGPA 2.5000)^
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA / relevant Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

^ Graduates with CGPA 2.0001 - 2.4999 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • IT Fundamentals
  • Web Design and Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Visual Programming
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Web Application Development
  • Computer Networks
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Software Project Management
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Database Management
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Research Methods
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)
Electives (Choose 3):
  • Agile Software Development
  • Digital Multimedia
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Network Security
  • Systems Administration
  • Integrative Programming
  • Cloud Computing
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Software Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Internet of Things
Free Module Electives (Choose 1)
  • Music Appreciation
  • Principles of Accounting
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

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