Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Software Systems Development


Programme Overview

This programme is to produce and equip graduates with in-depth knowledge and skills that are essential to work as professionals in the software systems development and computer networking sectors. In addition to fundamentals of computing, topics of specialisation covered are Systems Analysis and Design, Visual Programming, Web Application Development, Software Engineering, Agile Software Development, Software Project Management, Human Computer Interaction and Computer Networking.

Students graduating from this programme will be capable of developing software systems in various platforms to fulfill the needs and requirements from organisations using appropriate software engineering methodologies and software project management techniques. In addition, students will also be able to design, configure, set up and maintain computer networks in organisations.

Electives courses like Introduction to Computer Security, Integrative Programming, Digital Multimedia, Principles of Accounting, Network
Security, Cloud Computing, Systems Administration, Mobile Application Development, Advanced Database Management and Software Quality Assurance and Testing will be offered to students undergoing this programme.

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months of industrial training and carry out real-life projects in software systems development, network communications or database management. All such training will add value to their qualification and increase their employment opportunities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

# Graduates with CGPA below 2.5000 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.
** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Lan guage (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Lan guage requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

a) The entry requirements must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
c) TARC/TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-b y-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject t o the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Requirements for Campbell University Dual Awards Bachelor Degree:

  • TARC / TAR UC Diploma graduates or students promoted from TAR UC Bachelor Degree Year 1
  • Must be a current student of TAR UC pursuing TAR UC Bachelor degree programme Year 2 or Year 3


Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • IT Fundamentals
    • Web Design and Development
    • Systems Analysis and Design
    • Visual Programming
    • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Web Application Development
    • Computer Networks
    • Advanced Computer Networks
    • Software Project Management
    • Agile Software Development
    • Problem Solving and Programming
    • Database Management
    • Computer Organization and Architecture
    • Object-Oriented Programming
    • Research Methods
    • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
    • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Operating Systems
    • Software Engineering
    • Social and Professional Issues
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Project I
    • Project II
    • Industrial Training (6 months)

Electives (Choose 4)
– Introduction to Computer Security
– Digital Multimedia
– Mobile Application Development
– Network Security
– Systems Administration
– Integrative Programming
– Cloud Computing
– Advanced Database Management
– Software Quality Assurance and Testing
– Principles of Accounting
– Music Appreciation


Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular


Note: General College Curriculum and Liber al Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell Univ ersity BS Degree programme


Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme will have the employment opportunity in the following computing careers:

  • Programmers
  • Web Developers
  • Multimedia Developers
  • Mobile Application Developers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Software Engineers
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • IT Consultants
  • IT Managers