Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Information Systems Hons Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October


Overview of Bachelor of Information Systems Hons in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

In the 21st century, data has become the most valuable assets of companies to operate and grow their businesses. Modern companies need sophisticated information systems that are able to collect, store, process, and manage huge volumes of data in order to generate information for solving real-world problems. In fact, the Information Systems (IS) sector is the fastest growing sector in the market.

Information Systems Engineering is a multidisciplinary programme that incorporate the skills and knowledge in computing, management and business to produce highly skilled information systems specialist. The programme covers theories, implementations, latest tools and technologies that are required to design, develop, test and maintain complex information systems for real-world applications. With the trained skills, the graduates of this programme will be able to meet the high demand of fastest-growing information industries for the technically qualified workforce. 


  • Database Administrator/Developer
  • IT Solution Architect
  • Project Engineer/Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • System Analyst/Consultant
  • System Developer/Engineer
  • QA Engineer
  • Web/Mobile Applications Developer


Year 1

  • Analysis and Design of Information Systems 
  • Data Communications and Networking 
  • Data Structure and Algorithmic Problem Solving 
  • Database Development and Applications 
  • Discrete Mathematics 
  • English for Information Technology 
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation and Architecture 
  • Liberal Arts Elective 
  •  Malaysian Economy 
  • MPU1* 
  • National Language/Other Language 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Programming Concepts and Practices Statistics 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 

Year 2

  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Database Systems 
  • Fundamentals of Computer and Information Security 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Internetworking Principles and Practices 
  • Introduction to Inventive Problem Solving and Proposal Writing 
  • Mini Project 
  • MPU1* 
  • Object-Oriented Programming Practices 
  • Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Web Site Design and Development

Year 3

  • Elective Group I 
  • Information Technology Professional Ethics 
  • Liberal Arts Elective 
  •  Mobile Applications Development 
  • Option 1 
  • Option 2 
  • Project I 
  • Project II 
  • Software Engineering Principles 
  • Technopreneurship 

Elective Group I

  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques 
  • Electronic Commerce 
  • Enterprise System 
  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • Information Technology in Customer Relationship Management 
  • Information Technology Project Management 
  • Introduction to Calculus and Applications 
  • Introduction to Multimedia Knowledge Management 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Parallel Programming 
  • Social Media Strategies for Business 
  • Liberal Art Elective

    • Basic Professional Writing 
    • Interpersonal Communication 
    • Management Principles 
    • Operations Management 
    • Organisational Behaviour 
    • Organisation and Human Resource 
    • Principles of Marketing 
  • Option 1 - Choose 1 course

    • Data Warehouse Modelling and Implementation 
    • Distributed Computer Systems 
    • Rapid Application Development 
    • Server-Side Web Applications Development
    • Option 2 - Choose 1 course

      • Database Administration 
      • Graphics Programming for Mobile Platform 
      • Web Applications and Technologies 

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students
  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ


  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

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