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BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
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Approval Code KR 11146; 01/2020
Accreditation Code A 11146
Classification BSc (Hons)
Subject Area Business Information Systems
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 3 Years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Intakes January, May and September
The Business Information Systems degree programme comprises a blend of business practices and information technology, designed to promote innovative problem-solving abilities as well as foster cutting-edge business and IT skills in students.

This 3-year course encompasses a comprehensive curriculum that is injected with various business and computing courses that will undoubtedly equip students with a unique repertoire of knowledge and skills in managing and developing IT systems in the business context. Throughout their studies, students will be exposed to a cross-cultural learning environment supervised by a team of dedicated academic professionals and staff.

Teaching and learning methodologies are supported by well-equipped facilities and resources within the campus, such as the library, computer laboratories, R&D laboratories and the latest IT gadgets. Apart from that, students are able to collaborate with key industries through co-operative placements every year with the purpose of gaining industry experience in business and IT companies whilst increasing their employability skills.

Furthermore, partnerships with renowned corporations such as Apple, RICOH and Oracle, among others, ensure that courses remain relevant in the face of change. Students are also granted opportunities to be awarded with professional certifications by numerous international software corporations.


Assessments

Coursework percentage and written examination percentage.
Qualifications Academic Requirements
Foundation year Pass (Minimum CGPA of 2.0) inclusive of a minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM
STPM Minimum 2 principals (C grade), inclusive of
  1. Principal(C) in Mathematics at STPM/A-Level, or
  2. Credit(C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level
A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E grade), inclusive of
  1. Principal(E) in Mathematics at STPM/A-Level, or
  2. Credit(C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level
UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6), including Mathematics
National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0, inclusive of a minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM
International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects and minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent
Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent
SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent
Australian Year 12 ATAR 65%, inclusive of 60% scaled score in Mathematics
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60%, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics
Diploma (Computing-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.5, inclusive of a minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level
Diploma (Non-Computing related) Minimum CGPA of 2.5, inclusive of a minimum Credit (C) in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level

Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 1/2016 & MQA Bil 2/2016):
  1. The terms of credit in Mathematics at SPM level for the candidate with STPM, STAM or Matriculation/Foundation qualification can be exempted if the candidate obtained Mathematics and its achievement is equivalent or higher than the required credit of Mathematics at the SPM level.
  2. International applications are required to satisfy the English language requirements by achieving an overall score of 6.0 in IELTS OR any other equivalent English proficiency test which has benchmarked against CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


Entry into Foundation year
Qualifications Academic Requirements
SPM Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits(C), including Mathematics
O-Level Minimum 5 credits(C), including Mathematics
UEC Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits(B6), including Mathematics
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 50%, including minimum 50% score in Mathematics
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60%, including minimum 60% score in Mathematics
English Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
* International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the English Enrichment Programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.
Note / Legend Discretion is given to the Head of School to decide on applicants whose academic results are borderline to the entry requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
In the world of computing, qualified graduates with the appropriate skills and aptitude are high in demand. Our graduates are qualified to pursue the following positions:
  • System Analysts
  • Database Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Web Developers
  • IT Consultants
  • IT Support Engineers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
Year 1
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Internet Technologies
  • Statistics and its Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Concept of Analysis & Design
  • Java Programming 1
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • University Life (MPU- U2)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Analysis & Design
  • Java Programming 2
  • Visual Basic .NET
  • Operating Systems
  • Research Methods in Computing
  • Database Systems
  • Networking
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Software Project Management
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • International Business
  • Issues in Database Design
  • Technopreneurship
  • Independent Project 1 for BIS
  • Strategic Management
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Independent Project 2 for BIS
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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