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Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology

R/481/6/0228 (08/17)

Total Fee*

Duration

Intake

Malaysian students: RM19,520 annual
International students: RM23,680 annual

3 Years

Mar, Aug

*The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each term, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

About the course

Course description

The course aims to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an ICT professional with particular skills in a chosen area. It is ideal if you are seeking a broad ICT course with flexible outcomes, or if you have not yet decided which area of ICT to specialise in.

It offers a flexible major-minor structure allowing students to obtain a professional major in ICT (16 units) with the co-major/minors/advanced-minors (8 units) in the other selected disciplines. The professional major in ICT can be selected from the areas of Software Technology or Network Technology.

Eligible students are able to complement their professional major with a list of designated co-major/minors/advanced-minors in the areas of  mobile computing, games production, marketing, international business, organization management, human resources, graphic design and multimedia design.

Aims and objectives

The main aim of the course is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an ICT professional with particular skills in a chosen area. Graduates will be prepared for immediate professional employment, or further studies at honours or postgraduate level.

Students completing the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology will possess:

  • the skills necessary for working in a development team on a small scale project.
  • an understanding of the process of software or systems development.
  • skills in requirements analysis, systems analysis and design.
  • skills in developing software in Java, C or VB.NET.
  • the communication and management skills required to manage projects successfully.
  • an understanding of the social, legal and ethical issues confronting the information and communication technology professional.
  • knowledge of and experience in database, data communications, web development and information systems.

Course structure

To qualify for the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology, students must complete a total of 300 credit points (24 units) as follows:

  • 16 x ICT Professional units (200 credit points)
  • EITHER 2 minors (normally four units in a minor, worth 50 credit points) or 1 minor and 4 ICT electives. Minors include ICT advanced minors.
  • The not-for-credit unit, EDU10015 Careers in the Curriculum

Unit of study

Softwarte Technology major

Network Technology major

Plus one not-for-credit unit, EDU10015 Careers in the Curriculum.


Employment Outcomes

Career opportunities

There is a large number of job roles available for ICT qualifications and experience including networking consultant, games analyst, multimedia developer, mobile applications analyst, enterprise systems application developer, quality assurance analyst, project manager, systems architect, business requirements analyst, technical writer, application integration specialist, user interface analyst, contract manager, data warehouse architect, data mining specialist and help desk manager.

Professional recognition

This program is accredited at the professional level with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The program has been externally vetted by ACS, ensuring it meets the highest standard of the profession and the industry.


How to apply

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

English Language Requirement

Academic Requirement


Find out more

For further information

Email: study@swinburne.edu.my
Tel: +60 82 415 353
Fax: +60 28 428 353

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Scholarships

A range of scholarships are available to local (Sarawakian, Sabahan & West Malaysian) and International students either at commencement or on the continuation of a course.