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Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology

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


Total Fee*

Duration

Intake

Malaysian students: RM55,680
International students: RM66,840

3 Years

February, September

*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

The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) course is a three-year course of study that combines studies in software development, business information systems and computer networks. The program has a flexible structure allowing students to choose from a number of computing majors, minors and advanced minors. Computing majors are available in the areas of Software Technology, Business Analysis, Network Technology and Games Technology.

The course will suit those students who are seeking a general Information and Communication Technology (ICT) program with flexible outcomes, or those who have not decided which area of ICT to specialise in. Eligible students will be able to select from any co-major or minor offered by the university.

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.

Students can complete the entire degree programme in Sarawak campus. Students will be able to transfer to Swinburne University of Technology Australia, where the course is offered. Acceptance is subjected to academic merit and approval by the respective schools.

 


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Network Technology

Major Units
HET104 LAN Principles
HET410 Network Administration
HET424 IP Technologies
HIT1307 Internet Technologies
HIT1401 Introduction to Business Information Systems
HIT1402 Database Analysis and Design
HIT2010 Introduction to Programming
HIT2037 Software Development in Java
HIT2120 Data Communications and Security
HIT2308 Software Development Practices
HIT2316 Usability
HIT3309 Software Project Practices and Management
HIT3044 Professional Issues in Information Technology
HIT3061 Software Team Project
HIT3323 Web Programming
HIT3408 Information Systems Risk and Security
HIT0004 Careers in the Curriculum

Software Technology

Major Units
HIT1307 Internet Technologies
HIT1312 Computer and Logic Essentials
HIT1401 Introduction to Business Information Systems
HIT1402 Database Analysis and Design
HIT2010 Introduction to Programming
HIT2037 Software Development in Java
HIT2120 Data Communications and Security
HIT2308 Software Development Practices
HIT2313 Computer Systems
HIT2316 Usability
HIT2422 Database Systems
HIT3309 Software Project Practices and Management
HIT3044 Professional Issues in Information Technology
HIT3061 Software Team Project
HIT3323 Web Programming
HIT3002 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
HIT0004 Careers in the Curriculum

Co-Major Includes
Information Systems Development co-major units
Information Systems Management co-major units

Minor Includes
IT Essentials Minor
Information Systems minor
Web Development minor
Software Engineering minor


Swinburne offers International Exchange Programs as well as other Education Abroad Programs to help internationalise your degree. International Exchange is an academic program allowing you to study at a Swinburne Partner Institution for one or two terms during your degree. Swinburne's Partner Institutions offer many relevant subjects as well as a secure base to explore a different culture. Your studies whilst on exchange can be credited towards your Swinburne degree, provided they are relevant and approved by Swinburne. For further information visit the Swinburne Abroad website.

Employment Outcomes


There is a large number of job roles available for those with software development qualifications and experience including enterprise systems application developer, quality assurance analyst, project manager, multimedia developer, 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.


This course is acknowledged as being 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.


Obtaining a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0; or
a TOEFL (Paper-based) minimum score of 550; or
a TOEFL (Computer-based) minimum score of 213; or
a TOEFL (Internet-based) minimum score of 80.

Refer to the English Language Requirements website for further information.


Academic Entry Requirements

Find Out More


Email: study@swinburne.edu.my

Phone:
Course enquiry line: +60 82 415353
Fax: +60 82 428353


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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.