Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Data Analytics (formerly known as Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Business Information Management)

Duration:
3 years

Intakes:
January, May, August

Campus:
HELP Subang 2

Level of Study:
Undergraduate

Faculty:
Business and Data Analytics

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R2/481/6/0677) (A6240) 02/26

About this course

The primary aim of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Data Analytics is to produce graduates with an understanding of the business challenges of an enterprise, and the ability to conceive and manage solutions that are increasingly data-driven. The programme also aims to address the high industry demand for business and data analysts. Graduates will be trained in the latest data analytics methods and tools; including fundamental and advanced statistical and mathematical principles upon which advanced data analysis techniques are built (machine learning, pattern recognition, data mining, etc.). They will be able to consult on, support or develop the technological platforms of an enterprise to achieve competitive advantage, building a career in roles ranging from data and systems analysts to data engineers and data scientists. Graduates will be able to independently understand, work through and solve problems that arise in the area of management and IT as well as in interdisciplinary matters in practice.

Total Course Fees

RM 60,200

Subject Listing

5 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Internet Concepts and Infrastructure
  • Introduction to Database Systems
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Discrete Mathematics
2 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Analytics for Decision Making
  • Introduction to Programming

Plus 2 Free Electives from IT, Business or Communications degree programmes

2 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Systems Architecture and Design
  • User Experience Design
4 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Applications of Data Analytics*
  • Statistics and Data Visualization*

Plus 2 Free Electives from IT, Business or Communications degree programmes

  • Enterprise Data Infrastructure
  • Advanced Database Systems
6 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Final Year Project I
  • Final Year Project II
  • IT Project Management
  • Computer Ethics and Cybersecurity
  • Business Development Project
  • Industrial Internship
2 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning*
 
MPU1 (to do 2 subjects)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International students)
MPU2 (choose 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3263 Communication and Leadership Skills

* For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

MPU3
  • MPU3373 A* Gen Careers in Malaysia and Beyond
MPU4 (choose 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

Credit Transfer Programmes

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Data Analytics) (2+1)
WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Data Science (1+2)

Assessment

Course work and assignments: 50% – 70%

Written examination: 30% – 50%

Entry Requirements

Any one of the following:-
  1. 2 STPM Grade C (CGPA 2.0) OR equivalent AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level / Grade C (CGPA 2.0) at STPM level.
  2. STAM (pangkat jayyid) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  3. Recognised Matriculation OR Foundation with CGPA 2.0 AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  4. 5 Bs in United Examination Certificate (UEC) (including Mathematics)
  5. 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  6. 5 SAM / TEE examination passes with a university aggregate of 50%
  7. A Diploma in Computer Science OR Information Systems OR Information Technology OR Software Engineering OR equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.50 AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
  8. Any other Diploma in Science and Technology OR Business Studies with a minimum CGPA 2.50 may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR its equivalent.
  9. Any other equivalent qualification AND 3 SPM / O-Level credits (including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia AND a credit in Mathematics) (for Malaysian students only) OR equivalent recognised entry qualification with 3 credits (including a credit in Mathematics at SPM level).
  10. Equivalent recognised entry qualification

Note:

Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process. A credit in Mathematics at SPM level for candidates (1), (3), (7), & (8) can be exempted if the entry qualification contains subjects in Mathematics AND achieves equivalent OR higher than a credit in Mathematics at SPM level.

International applicants will also be required to fulfil one of the following English language competencies:-
  • IELTS: 5.0 OR
  • TOEFL: 500 OR
  • Equivalent qualification

Why Computing & Digital Technology @ HELP?

 
  • Low lecturer-student ratio
  • Industry endorsed programmes – Robust linkages with the industry to provide internships for undergraduates and graduates
  • Great career prospects – 99.99% employability for graduates. Our graduates have been employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, HP, Intel, Citibank, IBM, etc.
  • ..and many more