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Programme Profile

UiTM’s Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) offers you a strong study programme with a multi-skilled knowledge; a balance of technical and creative courses adherence to the dynamically changing field of computing and business needs.

The students will be prepared to become highly IT professionals or business minded IT entrepreneur who posses criteria such as creative thinker, being dynamic, sustainable, marketable and independently meeting the challenges of technologies. This can be achieved by completing a combination of core and elective subjects that we offered such as Fundamentals of Information Technology, Critical and Creative Thinking for Information Technology Solutions, Principles of Data Management, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Web Technology and Application, Mobile Technology, E-Commerce Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, User Interface Design and Information Architecture, Business Intelligence, Economics and many others. These subjects provide students with basic and advanced knowledge in respective areas.

The programme has the objectives of producing graduates:

  • who can demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of Information Systems concept.
  • who can design and develop usable applications for individuals ororganizations.
  • who can propose creative solutions in information technologies for individuals or organizations.
  • who are able to communicate ideas effectively in written and oral form.
  • who are able to work independently or in a team on projects.
  • who practise ethical standards and practise in professional work.
  • who can apply fundamental information systems knowledge for life-long learning.
  • who can apply managerial or entrepreneurship skills.
  • who can demonstrate leadership skills.

Admission Requirements

1. A Diploma in Computer Science / Quantitative Sciences / Mathematical Sciences from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
2. A Diploma in Computer Science / Quantitative Sciences / Mathematical Sciences from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
AND
at least one (1) year working experience in relevant fields
OR
3. Relevant diploma of UiTM from Science and Technology (S&T) or Business Management with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
AND
at least one (1) year working experience in relevant fields
OR
4. Relevant diploma in Computing Sciences / Science and Technologies / Business Management from other institutions which are recognized by the Government of Malaysia with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
5. Asasi UiTM / Asasi Sains UM / KPM Matriculation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
6. STPM or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
AND
Grade C in any two (2) subjects
AND
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
OR
7. Pass MQA (Aptitude and Portfolio Assessment Test)
AND
Age 21 years old and above
AND
Seven (7) years working experiences in relevant fields
AND
Pass interview at the faculty level

note: all applicants must pass MUET with minimum score of Band 2

Plan of Study

Semester 1 Year 1
Co-Curriculum I, Islamic and Asian Civilization, Fundamentals of Information Systems Development, Applied Probability and Statistics, Fundamentals of Information Technology

Semester 2 Year 1
Co-Curriculum II, Linear Algebra, Object Oriented Programming, Data Communication and Networking, Introduction to Management and Operations Research

Semester 3 Year 2
Co-Curriculum III, Malaysian History, English for Critical Academic Reading, Third Language (Level I), Critical and Creative Thinking for Information Technology Solutions, Database Management Systems, Principles of Operating Systems, Elective I.

Semester 4 Year 2
English or Oral Presentation, Third Language (Level II), Principles of Data Management, Human Computer Interaction, IT Project Management, Elective II, Elective III.

Semester 5 Year 3
Third Language (Level III), English for Report Writing, Web Technology and Application, Project Formulation, Java Programming, IT Information Systems Engineering, Elective IV,  Elective V

Semester 6 Year 3
IT Project, Social, Ethical, and Professional Issues, Mobile Technology,Technology Entrepreneurship, Elective VI

Semester 7 Year 4
Industrial Training

Career Opportunities

IT is integral in our lives as it drives the innovation and assists us to solve problems in government sector (local and federal), creative industries, organizations, software house, high-tech companies, education, research institution, logistics, transportation, professional group companies, banks, medical, aviation, wholesalers, retailers and in the development of new products and services. Hence it is hard to imagine a job anywhere in any professionals without IT knowledge and skills in hands!

Our graduates can work in a range of roles such as creative IT engineer, programmer, system analyst, business analyst, data architect, system administrator, database administrator, software developer, IT Officers, web master, web programmer, IT lecturers, mobile apps developer, IT entrepreneur, OT sales officer, IT consultant, IT researcher and many more.