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Information Technology

JPT/BPP(R2/481/6/0479)11/26

Introduction

This programme provides students with fundamental knowledge and practical skills of computer technologies especially in programming, data science, network and software engineering with opportunities of taking specialization in Big Data Analytics, Digital Technology, FINTECH and Software Quality. Throughout the programme there is also emphasis on how students could blend their technical expertise with management know-how to support business decision-making as well as to communicate effectively in commercial and business environment.


In later years of study, students will have the opportunity to major in one of these selected areas:

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Digital Technology
  • Fintech
  • Software Quality

 






Programme Educational Objectives

  • Information Technology professionals who are able to adopt appropriate methodologies and techniques to provide computing solutions based on relevant knowledge and technical skills in the fields of study in line with the industry requirements.
  • Information Technology professionals having positive attitudes, commitment for lifelong learning and entrepreneurial mind-set within industry for self and career progression.
  • Information Technology professionals having leadership skills, autonomy and responsibility and communicate effectively with discipline-related stakeholders.
  • Information Technology professionals who uphold ethical and professional practices in maintaining self and profession integrity.

Programme Outcomes

To produce well-rounded graduates with the following outcomes:

  • Analyse knowledge, facts concepts, principles, and theories relating to Information Technology.
  • Analyse theoretical principles on Information Technology in managing Information Technology resources.
  • Adapt appropriate methodologies and techniques for proposing, designing, implementing and managing Information Technology solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, clients, superiors and society at large.
  • Utilise relevant techniques and demonstrate analytical and criticalthinking skills in problem solving.
  • . Demonstrate leadership, teamwork, accountability and responsibility in delivering services related to field of study.
  • Practice principles of lifelong learning with entrepreneurial mind setin performing tasks.
  • Uphold professional and ethical practices in delivering services related to the field of study.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours, students are required to obtain a minimum of 122 credit hours and a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00

​Summary of ​​Courses Re​quired for Graduation
Course Group (G) Number of Credit Hours
NR    -   National Requirement 10
UR    -   University Requirement 15
CC     -   Core  Core 23
CD     -   Core Discipline 36
CI      -   Core Industrial Internship 14
CSp   -  Core Specialization 9
EM    – Minor Electives 15
TOTAL 122
 

FAQs

1. What is the duration of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) programme at UTP?

Students are usually enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) programme for a duration of 4 years.

2. What is the tuition fee for the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) program at UTP?

The total fee for all Engineering programs for local students is approximately RM 74,200, and for international students, it is approximately RM 89,200.

3. What are the career prospects for graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) programme at UTP?

Some of the career prospects for graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) program at UTP are Software Developer/Engineer, Data Analyst/Scientist, Cybersecurity Specialist, IT Consultant, and Systems Analyst.

4. What are the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) programme at UTP?

The entry requirements for the programme are Pre-University, Matriculation, Diploma, UEC in relevant fields.

5. What is the difference between the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) and the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) at UTP?

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons): Electives may be offered in areas such as Digital Technology, Fintech, and Software Quality. Meanwhile, the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) may include specialized topics such as Cyber Security and Enterprise Systems.