Asia Pacific University (APU) Business Information Systems Course Information

Find Out About the Course Information, Intake Dates, Fees & Entry Requirements for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

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Malaysian students after high school or Pre-University wanting to find out more about the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems course information, intake dates & tuition fees at Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia have come to the right place. You will find the necessary details for the course below. For advise and a more detailed explanation, do not hesitate to WhatsApp me.

Established in 1993, Asia Pacific University (APU) is famous in Malaysia for its Information Technology (IT) courses as it has won hundreds of awards in this area. The Business Information Systems degree at APU is a 3-year degree programme that’s accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) allowing graduates to work globally.

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Studying the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

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The BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU) programme is specifically designed to provide students with

  • Familiarity with a broad range of Information Systems and how they are used.
  • An understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems in organisations.
  • The ability to critically evaluate and recommend appropriate information system to fulfill the organization’s needs.

Education Pathway into the Business Information Systems Programme at Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Students with at least 3 credits in SPM including Maths may go for the 2-year Diploma in Information & Communications Technology or Diploma in Information & Communications Technology with specialism in Software Engineering at Asia Pacific University (APU).

Upon completion, students may continue on to Year 2 of one of the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems or other   IT degree programme at APU.

Alternatively, students after SPM or O-Levels with 5 credits can enter into the Foundation in Computing & Technology at Asia Pacific University (APU) for 1 year before continuing on to the 3-year degree.

Finally, Pre-University graduates in Malaysia from programmes such as UECSTPMA-LevelsSAMCPUAUSMAT and others may enter directly into the degree providing they meet the minimum entry requirements.

Admission Requirements for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Programmes General Requirements
DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 1 OF THE DEGREE:
STPM • 2 Passes in STPM with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM.
A-LEVEL

Overseas
qualification that
are equivalent to
12th Grade/A Level/HSC are accepted.

• 2 Passes in A-Level and with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE or equivalent.
UEC • 5 Grade B Passes in UEC in any subjects including Mathematics.
FOUNDATION/
MATRICULATION
• A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.0 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or its equivalent.
DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 2 OF THE DEGREE:
ICT RELATED DIPLOMAS • Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Note: Student with CGPA above 2.0 and below 2.5 may be accepted using rigorous assessment conducted by APU and subject to the approval of the Academic Board.

Note: Students who do not have a Credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM/O-Level/IGCSE but have an acceptable achievement in Mathematics related subjects during the Foundation which may be equivalent to SPM/O-Level/IGCSE Additional Mathematics, can be accepted into Degree Programmes. Students can be given preferential entry for ICT related subject in SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE.

Any qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Note: Student with CGPA above 2.0 and below 2.5 may be accepted using rigorous assessment conducted by APU/APIIT and subject to the approval of the Academic Board.

What You Will Study in the Information Technology with a specialism in Business Information Systems Degree at Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

DEGREE LEVEL 1 Subjects

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Students will learn fundamental skills required by every IT professional, and the basic understanding of the underlying computer system through Computer Architecture, operating systems, networking and databases.

Some specialised modules will provide them basic knowledge of web development and programming.

The modules will also help them develop personal and organisational skills, as well as nurture creativity and innovation.

Common Modules 

  • Introduction to Management
  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to C Programming

Specialised Modules

  • Introduction to Information System

DEGREE LEVEL 2 Subjects

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A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which you will gain better understanding of the broad range of information technologies, and the specialized skills to apply frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems.

You will gain solid understanding of the support of business information systems in modern organizational operations. We will further nurture your creativity and innovation as well as independent learning to prepare you for the workplace.

Common Modules 

  • Programming for Data Analysis
  • Object Oriented Development with Java
  • System Development Methods
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Web Applications
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP
  • Probability & Statistical Modelling

Specialised Modules

  • Management Information System
  • E-Commerce

INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)

Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 3 Subjects

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Students will make use of their previous studies and industrial experience to extend their familiarity in the field of business information systems and to refine their personal and professional development.

Students will move further into the development of business proposals that introduce the development, deployment and business impact of information systems.

A final year project requires them to investigate and develop a solution for a realworld problem – they will demonstrate their ability to combine technical knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.

Common Modules 

  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Internet of Things :Concepts & Applications
  • Project In Information Systems
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investigations in Information Systems

Specialised Modules

  • Developing E-Commerce Applications with XML
  • Information System Development Trends
  • Building Customer Relationships
  • Designing & Developing Applications on Cloud

Note: The specialism will appear only in the academic transcript.

MQA Compulsory Subjects*

  • Ethnic Relations (M’sian Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (M’sian Students)
  • Malaysian Studies (Int’l Students)
  • Malay Communication Language (Int’l Students)
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • Employee & Employment Trends
  • Co-Curriculum

(*All students are required to successfully complete these modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency)

Career Options for Graduates of the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU)

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  • IT Business Systems Developer
  • IT Systems Analyst
  • E-Commerce Consultant
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Management Information
  • System (MIS) Manager
  • Global Business Solution Specialist
  • Global Business Solution Consultant
  • IT Business Development Manager
  • IT Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • IT Business Engagement Manager
  • SAP Business Analyst
    Technical Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • CRM Business Analyst

Intake Dates

The duration for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU) is 3 years with 2 semesters a year. Each semester is 6 months long.

Intakes for the degree programmes are in February, April, September and November of each year. For the exact dates, please WhatsApp 01111408838

Tuition Fees for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems at Asia Pacific University (APU)

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2020 Course Fees

Malaysian Students International Students
Year 1: RM 28,200
Year 2: RM 29,000
Year 3: RM 29,800
Total: RM 87,000
Year 1: RM 28,600 (USD 7,150)
Year 2: RM 29,700 (USD 7,430)
Year 3: RM 29,900 (USD 7,480)
Total: RM 88,200 (USD 22,060)

* Fees stated above do not include Deposits and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.

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