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BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
  Intake JAN,APR,AUG
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Overview of BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security) in Sunway University Malaysia

Organisations depend on their information networks for mission-critical operations. Highly trained networking professionals are needed to ensure these infrastructures are resilient and operational. Threats towards networks are ever increasing and rapidly evolving. The security policies that are developed must be able to ensure accurate evaluation of internet traffic, to appropriately filter malicious users.

Graduates from this programme will be well-versed in the technical skills of computer hacking investigation and prevention, paving the way for a potentially lucrative career in the field of computer and networking security. There are global opportunities in sectors that have a rapid demand for networking and cyber-security experts such as the banking or financial industry, large private organisations, or the government.

You will also gain exposure to computer and networking security related practices in business and the industry through a 12-week industrial attachment. Graduates will revolutionise the field of Information Security with a solid foundation leading to internationally recognised professional credentials awarded by EC-Council (IT Security Certification Body from USA):

  • Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)
  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity of BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security) in Sunway University Malaysia

  • IT security consultant
  • Digital forensic investigator
  • Network engineer
  • Network infrastructure specialist
  • Security engineer
  • Security analyst
  • Penetration tester
  • Ethical hacker
Course Outline

Course Outline of BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security) in Sunway University Malaysia


  • Networking Principles
  • Programming Principles
  • Computer Mathematics
  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Organisation
  • Web Fundamentals


  • Computer Networks
  • Network and System Administration
  • Data Communications
  • Communication Skills
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Network Security
  • Field Elective I


  • Internship
  • Capstone Project 1
  • Capstone Project 2
  • Computer Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (CEH)
  • Network Management
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Field Electives II & III
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security) in Sunway University Malaysia

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

Minimum 12 points. 

Australian Matriculation

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.3

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.3

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

*Sunway Diploma
CAVG 55% or CGPA 2.50
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Specific Requirements

SPM/ O-Level: Credit or its equivalent.

Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

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