BACHELOR OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS (HONS)

DUAL AWARD PROGRAMME
(MQA/PA 8186)

Overview
The Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) degree programme is designed to produce graduates who excel in the technical and analytical skills of Information system design and management. As well, students will gain the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate key aspects of Information Systems/Information Technology as an enabler of modern organisations. The courses offered in this degree programme will develop skills in understanding the critical roles of business analytics in various organisational contexts, managing projects, and integrating systems within and across organisations. This degree is validated by a leading UK university and upon successful completion of the programme graduates are awarded two degree certificates.

Why study Information Systems?
Data frameworks (IS) alludes to the business side of innovation. It takes a gander at the general population and associations make utilization of innovation to enhance their procedures and work processes. This course gives you the abilities to comprehend standards of data frameworks, essentials of enormous information, digital marketing and discover answers for basic IS administration issues explain through business Intelligence.

Advanced data has altered the way the world works together. The train of data frameworks is about the catch, vital utilize and related innovation of advanced data in the business environment. The part of a data frameworks proficient spotlights on applying innovation and key basic leadership to the occupation of overseeing tremendous amounts of a business' data.

This degree provides pathways to:
Postgraduate Study
  • This programme prepares you in deeper knowledge in foundation of Computer Science to pursue a Master’s degree in the areas of Intelligent Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision by research mode.
Career opportunities
As a graduate of a computing discipline you may work as a
  • Business Analyst/ Data Analyst / Web Programmer/Data Scientist/ Business/IT Consultant
Dual Award title:
KDU Penang University College AwardUniversity of Lincoln Award
Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons)BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems)
*Graduates will receive an award and transcript from both institutions
Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Relational Database
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Networks
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Foundation of Human Computer Interaction
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Organisation Behaviour
YEAR 2
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Business Statistics
  • Information Systems Development
  • Elective 1**
  • Introduction to Web Design (Web) Or Introduction to Big Data(BI)
  • Creative Thinking
  • Strategic Systems Management
  • Professional Software Engineering Practice
  • Elective 2**
  • Server-Side Web  Technologies (Web) / Integrated Enterprise Systems(BI)
  • Public Speaking
  • Elective 3**
  • Entrepreneurship
YEAR 3
  • Individual Project 1
  • Web Application Integration 1 (Web) Or Fundamentals of Business Analytics (BI)
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Individual Project 2
  • Social and Current issues in Computing
  • Web Application Integration 2 (Web) Or Digital Business and Management (BI)
  • Data Visualization for Web (Web) Or Information Management (BI)
  • Industrial Training
Programme Specialisation
  • BI – Business Intelligence
  • WP –  Web programming
MPU Subjects
Local Students
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • TITAS
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / IELTS Preparatory Class
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development 
International Students
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • IELTS Preparatory Class
  • Ethics and Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Field Electives
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Principles of Business Information Systems
  • E-Marketing
  • Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Mobile Computing
  • Critical Perspectives on Project Management
  • Cross-Platform Development 
** Students will choose 3 Courses from the Field electives. Two with 3 credits and one with 4 credits.
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 16 Jan
  • 5 Jun
  • 21 Aug
  • 16 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
  • RM59,100
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • 65,032
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Payment Example:

PTPTN 100% Loan
Total FeeRM59,100
less Hope Bursary (*2)RM18,700
less PTPTN loan (*3)RM42,000
You pay cashRM0
  

*2: Successful Hope Bursary recipient receive up to 50% off their tuition fee. Terms & conditions apply.
*3: PTPTN loans are subject to Government approval.

  
Finance should not be a barrier to enrolling in this leading dual award award programme. We challenge you to find a  better value dual award degree in Penang. Speak to our consultants for more information.
  • Access a UK degree from a highly regarded UK University. The University of Lincoln (UK) has been rated the UK’s number one modern university by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • Receive two degree certificates and two transcripts from both institutions.
  • Study abroad opportunities.
  • Internship opportunities supported by our job placement office. A recent survey indicates that 96% of our graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation.
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
*STPM2 Principal Passes with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) & Credit in Math at SPM level or equivalent
GCE ‘A’ Level 2 Principal Passes & Credit in Math at SPM level or Grade C at O-Level or equivalent
UEC5 Credits (Min Grade B) including Math
*Foundation/MatriculationPass with CGPA ≥ 2.00 and Credit in Math at SPM level or equivalent
*Diploma A Diploma (Level 4 MQF) in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology / Information Systems or equivalent with CGPA ≥ 2.50 & credit in Maths at SPM level or equivalent; or
 
Any other Diploma (Level 4 MQF) 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 Maths at SPM level or equivalent.
 
Candidates with CGPA ≥ 2.50 but ≤ 2.00 with a credit in Maths at SPM level or equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process
*Remarks
The above candidates without a Credit in Math may be admitted if the above qualification contains subjects in Math that are equivalent to SPM level
 
Candidates with a Credit in Computing related subjects at SPM or STPM level or equivalent may be given preferential consideration.