Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

MOHE/MQA Code: N/481/6/0155 (MQA/FA 1697), N/481/6/0170 (MQA/PA 1857)
Level of Study: Bachelor Degree
Faculty: Faculty of Business Technology & Accounting

Description: The programme is specially designed to furnish students with sufficient IT knowledge and applications for the challenges in diverse industries and sectors that are increasingly dependent on information systems. This programme also offers a niche in Computer Security and Networking to feed specialized graduates into these growing areas within business-related fields and contributing towards accelerating growth in the country’s economy leading to a high income nation by 2020.

Career Prospects

Computer Information Consultant, Computer Intelligence Officer, Computer Support Officer, Cyber Forensic Investigator, Database Developer / Administrator, Forensic Auditor, Internet Security Officer, IT Consultant, Systems Administrator, Systems Analyst, Risk & Recovery Planners

Study Mode & Duration

  • Full-time: 3 1/2 years
  • Part-time: 4 1/2 years

Academic Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:

Pass STPM with a minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) subjects and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent;
Pass Diploma in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Information System or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent;
Pass Matriculation/Foundation/Pre University or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 AND credit in Mathematics in SPM;
Candidates with a Diploma in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent, can be registered subject to a rigorous internal assessment;
Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass in SPM or its equivalent, with at least three (3) credits in any subjects including Mathematics.

Candidates with a CGPA less than 2.50 but exceeding 2.00 and obtained credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent, can be registered subject to a rigorous internal assessment;
Candidates with a credit in computing subjects in SPM and STPM or its equivalent, will have an advantage.

Year 1

  • ***Study Skills
  • TITAS / Malaysian Studies
  • Programming Principles and Techniques
  • Introduction to Information System
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Information Security Management
  • Business Communication
  • Hubungan Etnik / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Ethics and Cyber Laws
  • Databases
  • Operating Systems
  • Knowledge Management

Year 2

  • Data Communication and Computer Networking
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Internet Programming
  • Statistics
  • Software Engineering
  • Elective 1*
  • Elective 2*
  • Software Project Management
  • Major 1*
  • Major 2*
  • Major 3*

*** Local students who did not obtain a credit in Bahasa Melayu SPM are required to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Year 3

  • Minor Project
  • Major 4*
  • Major 5*
  • Major 6*
  • Industrial Training
  • Major Project
  • Elective 3*
  • Issues in ICT
  • Elective 4*

*Major Courses


  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Multimedia System and Techniques
  • Principle of Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Web and Application Security

Software Engineering

  • Software Quality & Metrics
  • Software Architecture & Design
  • Object-Oriented Software Engineering
  • Web Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Testing & Maintenance

Computer Networking

  • Distributed System
  • Network Programming
  • Wireless Network
  • Network Security
  • Parallel Computing
  • Computer Networking


  • Interactive Multimedia System
  • Virtual Reality
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Multimedia Development and Authoring
  • Computer Graphic
  • Computer Gaming Technology

Computer Forensics

  • Computer Forensics, Crime and Justice
  • Principles of Computer Forensics
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Computer Forensics Implementation
  • Issues in Computer Forensics
  • Legal and Aspects of Computer Forensics

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