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Information Technology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
University rank #531 (QS) Kuala Kedah, Malaysia
Information Technology (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) aims to produce graduates with the competitive knowledge, principles and skills in term of theoretical and practical foundation for designing, implementing and managing information technology solutions and resources and also recognizing the impact of technology on individuals, organization and society.
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Information Technology (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) helps students build a strong knowledge, principles and skills in information technology.

Graduates with Information Technology (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) will:

  • Develop analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems by applying knowledge, principles and skills in information technology.
  • Understand the concept of analyzing, designing, implementing and managing information technology solutions and resources, and recognise the impact of technology on individuals, organisation and society.
  • Develop skills that will help students to integrate various technology solutions.
  • Develop entrepreneurial skill.
  • Develop skills for lifelong learning and career development.
  • Understand a broad business and real world perspective.
  • Build communication, team, leadership and interpersonal skills, and aware of the social, ethical and legal responsibilities.


Graduates can work as programmer analysts, systems analysts, systems integrators, MIS specialists, database administrators, management consultants, software engineers, systems analysts, project managers, software programmers, IT consultants, Knowledge Technologists, IT Technical Analysts, Data Managers in addition to software engineers, programmers and project managers and etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science of Thinking and Ethics
  • Programming 
  • Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
  • Database System & Information Retrieval
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Research Methodology In IT 
  • Basic Networking
  • Computer System Organization
  • Operating System
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Mathematics for Information Technology
  • Discrete Structure
  • Statistics for Information Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates obtained a Matriculation Certificate from Ministry of Education Malaysia (Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia); OR Three (3) principal passes in the STPM examination with at least Grade C in General Paper and Grade C in two other subjects obtained at one sitting; OR Diploma from institutions recognised by the Government of Malaysia and the Senate of the University; OR Any other qualifications that are recognised by the Senate of the University as equivalent to the above;  
  • Applicants are required to take the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) before applying for our undergraduate programmes.
  • Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1107 USD per semester and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 129 USD per semester and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Kuala Kedah

  • 1690 - 2370 MYR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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