Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

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Bsc Hons In Information Technology With A Specialism In Financial Technology   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 Years
  Intake
29 Sep 2020 26 Nov 2020 ?25 Feb 2021
  Tution Fees
N/A

This programme is specifically designed to provide students with:

  • Familiarity with a broad range of information technologies and how they are used.
  • Knowledge and skills in managing financial products, product development and working within the rapidly changing Global Banking and Finance Industry.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

DEGREE LEVEL 1


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 the basic knowledge of business information technologies. The modules will also help them develop personal and organizational skills, as well as nurture creativity and innovation.

Common Modules Specialised Modules
  • Introduction to Management
  • Digital Thinking and Innovation
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Operating Systems & Computer Architecture
  • Programming with Python
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction To C Programming
  • Fundamentals of Web Design and Development
DEGREE LEVEL 2


A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which students will gain a better understanding of the broad range of Information Technologies, and the specialized skills to apply frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of financial technologies. They will gain solid understanding of the support of business information technologies in modern organizational operations. We will further nurture their creativity and innovation as well as independent learning to prepare them for the workplace.

Common Modules Specialised 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
  • System and Network Administration
  • Data Mining and Predictive Modelling
  • Financial Management
  • FinTech Management
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


Students will make use of their previous studies and industrial experience to extend their familiarity in the field of business information technologies and to refine their personal and professional development. A final year project requires them to investigate and develop a solution for a real world finance business problem – they will demonstrate their ability to combine technical knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.

Common Modules Specialised Modules
  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Project In FinTech Management
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investigations in FinTech Management
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Services
  • Blockchain Development
  • Robo Advisor
  • FinTech Governance, Risk Management and Compliance

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
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
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.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

• IELTS : 5.0
• TOEFL IBT : 35-45
• Pearson (PTE) : 36
• MUET : Band 3 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • FinTech Systems Analyst
  • IT and FinTech Consultant
  • FinTech Infrastructure Administrator
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Global Business Solution Consultant
  • IT Business Development Manager
  • IT Business Analyst
  • Technical Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • CRM Business Analyst

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