Course Details

BSc (Hons) Information Technology

Sunway University




  • Description

    This programme aims to equip you with the technical knowledge to keep abreast with the rapid advances in technology, and to develop your analytical skills. Students undertaking this programme are exposed to both technical and real-world practical experiences through the specially-crafted coursework and industrial training, making our graduates market-ready upon graduation. Technology-based industries are fast-moving and require talents equipped with a balanced knowledge in software development and hardware infrastructure. By combining your technical knowledge on IT with hands-on experience, you will be adept at developing an organisation’s technology infrastructure and support its users. This versatile programme is best suited for those who wish to proceed as generalists in computing and build successful careers as IT professionals and managers. According to your personal interest, you may explore the various electives offered and enhance your knowledge in specific fields such as network management and security, database engineering and mobile development. This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 66,200 (USD 15,762)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    January, March & August

Entry Requirements

  • A-Level
    Minimum 12 points. Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects
  • UEC
    Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
    Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)
  • Matriculation/ Foundation
    Australian Matriculation ATAR 60; Canadian Matriculation 60%; Monash University Foundation Year 60%; Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.3; Sunway Foundation in Science Technology CGPA 2.3
  • Diploma
    Sunway Diploma CAVG 60% or CGPA 2.50 * Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.
  • Others
    International Baccalaureate Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points); Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis; Mathematics Requirement: SPM/ O-Level: Credit or its equivalent.
  • English Requirements
    IELTS or equivalent 6.0; MUET Band 4; SPM English B3 or B+; UEC English B4; Cambridge English (Advanced) Minimum 67; O-Level English (1119) Credit; Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%; ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Networking Principles

    Programming Principles

    Computer Mathematics

    English for Computer Technology Studies

    Database Fundamentals

    Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals

    Computer Organisation

    Web Fundamentals

    Non-computing Electives 1 (choose any 1 in Year 1)

    Introduction to Statistics

    Principles and Practice of Management

  • Year 2

    Data Structures & Algorithms

    Human Computer Interaction

    Object-Oriented Programming

    Communication Skills

    Operating System Fundamentals

    Computer Networks

    Web Programming

    Social & Professional Responsibilities

    Computing Electives I & II

    Non-Computing Electives II


    Data Communications

    Software Engineering

    Network & System Administration

    Mobile Application Development

    Database Management Systems

    Enterprise Application Development

  • Year 3

    Project Management


    Capstone Project 1 & 2

    Computer Security

    Network Management

    Computing Electives III & IV

    Non-Computing Electives III


    Multimedia Networking

    Mobile Computing

    Network Security

    Advanced Computer Networks

    CRM Application Development

    Database Engineering

    Distributed Systems

    UI/UX Design and Development

  • Others

    Non-computing electives

    Introduction to Psychology I

    Principles of Marketing

    Principles of Entrepreneurship

    Probability and Statistics

    Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects:

    Malay Language for Communication 2

    Malaysian Studies 3

    Community Service

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 66,200 (USD 15,762)

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