BSc (Hons) in Information Technology | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Duration:

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Dual Degree Award:

APU, Malaysia and Staffordshire University, UK

Intake:

12 September 2017

07 November 2017

Study Loan Options:

PTPTN

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Familiarity with a broad range of information technologies and how they are used.
  • An understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems in organisations.
  • The ability to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategies and techniques to the development of information technologies.

DEGREE LEVEL 1

You will learn fundamental skills required by every IT professional, and the basic understanding of the underlying computer system through Computer Architecture, operating systems, networks and databases. The modules will also help you develop personal and organizational skills, as well as nurture creativity and innovation.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Management
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Fundamentals of Web Design and Development

DEGREE LEVEL 2

A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which you will gain better understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems, programming languages and techniques, and further analysis and design skills. We will further nurture your creativity and innovation as well as independent learning to prepare you for the workplace.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Object Oriented Development with Java
  • System Development Methods
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology
  • Mobile & Wireless Technology
  • Web Applications
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Elective Modules (choose 3)

  • Probability & Statistical Modelling OR System Programming & Computer Control
  • Enterprise Systems OR System & Network Administration
  • Further Web Design & Development OR Data Centre Infrastructure

INTERNSHIP (12 weeks)

Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 12 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 3

You will make use of your previous studies and industrial experience to extend your familiarity in a broad range of information technologies and to refine your personal and professional development. You will enhance your programming skills and move further into the areas of cloud computing and big data. A final year project requires you to investigate and develop a solution for a real-world problem – you will demonstrate your ability to combine technical knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.

Common Modules

Specialised and Option Modules
  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Mobile & Web Multimedia
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Services
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investigations in Information Technology
  • Information Technology Project

Elective Modules (choose 2)

  • Internet of Things: Concepts & Applications OR Distributed Computer Systems
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud OR Knowledge Discovery & Big Data Analytics

KPT/JPS(R/481/6/0636)(A6210)08/20

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.