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Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours)

Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours)

Programme Information

Qualification

Degree

Duration

3 Years

Intake

January, May, September

Tuition Fee

RM 63430

Overseas Program

Not Available

Location

Penang

Overview

The Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) degree program is designed to produce graduates who excel in the technical and analytical skills of Information system design and management. As well, students will gain the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate key aspects of Information Systems/Information Technology as an enabler of modern organisations. The courses offered in this degree program will develop skills in understanding the critical roles of business analytics in various organisational contexts, managing projects, and integrating systems within and across organisations. This degree is validated by a leading UK university and upon successful completion of the program graduates are awarded two degree certificates.

What is Information Systems?

Information systems are formal systems that are designed to collect, process, store, organize and disseminate information. Information systems studies refer to the study of the systems including hardware and software networks that organizations or individuals use to collect, filter, and process data.

Why study Information Systems?

Data frameworks (IS) alludes to the business side of innovation. It takes a gander at the general population and associations make utilization of innovation to enhance their procedures and work processes. This course gives you the abilities to comprehend standards of data frameworks, essentials of enormous information, digital marketing and discover answers for basic IS administration issues explained through business Intelligence.

Advanced data has altered the way the world works together. The train of data frameworks is about the catch, vital utilize and related innovation of advanced data in the business environment. The part of a data frameworks proficient spotlights on applying innovation and key basic leadership to the occupation of overseeing tremendous

The Degree program will give you knowledge of how information is generated, stored and communicated across a range of business activities. It will also equip students with skills required to understand information systems design, development as well as management.

Additionally, the program will build project management, communication and research skills which will ensure that you are employment ready as you graduate.

Dual Award title:

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College Award

  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons)

University of Lincoln Award

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems)

*Graduates will receive an award and transcript from both institutions

Graduates of a dual award degree program receive a degree award from both UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College and our partner university. A dual award degree program constitutes completion of a single program of study and is differentiated from a double –degree.

Entry Requirements

Academic Qualification

STPM :
2 Principal Passes and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent

GCE A Level :
Single Award
2 Principal Passes and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level  or equivalentDual Award
2C and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent

UEC :
5 Credits including Mathematics

Foundation / Matriculation :
Single Award
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent

Dual Award
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent

Australian Matriculation / Foundation :
Single Award
ATAR score of 55

Dual Award
ATAR score of 70

Diploma :
Pass with min. CGPA 2.50

English Requirement

Local Student:
Single Award
MUET Band 2

Dual Award
MUET Band 4

International Student:
Single Award
Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 42(IBT) or 410(PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (154); or PTE Academic (47)

Dual Award
Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60(IBT) or 488(PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (169); or PTE Academic (59)

Notes

If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award program:
SPM English Credit (min. C); or SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (min. C); or UEC English (min. B6); or Cambridge English 169 with no element below 162; or PTE Academic (59); or UOW Malaysia KDU English Entrance Test (73)

Course Outline

Core

YEAR 1

  • Principle of Information System
  • Database System
  • Business Communication
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Management Information System
  • Business Information System
  • IT infrastructure
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Foundation of HCI
  • Public Speaking Skills

YEAR 2

  • Enterprise Architecture 1
  • Network Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Programming for IS
  • Strategic Systems Management
  • IS Project Management
  • Decision Support System
  • Research Method
  • Elective (3 subjects)

YEAR 3

  • Individual Project 1
  • Individual Project 2
  • Enterprise Architecture 2
  • Cyber Security
  • Social and Current Issues in Computing
  • Data Mining for Information Systems
  • Business Process Management
  • Industrial Training
  • Elective (1 subject)

Electives

YEAR 2

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Analytics for IOT
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sensor Technology and Instrumentation

YEAR 3

  • Social Web analytics
  • Wireless Sensor Network and IOT Standard

MPU

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysia and Global Issues
  • Global Social Responsibility
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*

Notes

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programs)

Programme Information

Qualification

Degree

Duration

3 Years

Intake

January, May, September

Tuition Fee

RM 63430

Overseas Program

Not Available

Location

Penang