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Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology (Hons)

Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology (BICT) programme is a full-time and part-time Bachelor programme offered by Asia e University, a leading dual-mode university. The programme is approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. It covers a wide range of topics on state-of-the-art technologies and concepts that prepare ICT professionals for today’s industry. The flexibility in learning and assessment is ideal for busy working adults who aspire to enhance their qualifications.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Normal Entry

Malaysian Students:

  • Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent with at least CGPA 2.00, OR
  • Matriculation/preparatory programmes with at least CGPA 2.00 with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR
  • STPM with 2 principals (CGPA 2.00) and a credit in Mathematics at SPM result, OR
  • International Baccalaureate with 24 points, OR
  • A Level/K-12 with at least C grade in 3 subjects and a credit in Mathematics at O-Level

International Students:

  • A recognised university entrance qualification such as ‘A’ level /University Foundation/Matriculation/Diploma or equivalent
  • English skills equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 550 or AeU English Placement test.

Alternative Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • 21 years of age as of 1st January in the year of application;
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Senate of AeU;
  • Possess relevant work experience; and
  • Passed an aptitude and APEL assessment

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FAST FACTS

Modes of Study

Part-time 
Full-time 

Duration

Part-time - 4 years and 7 months

Full-tIme - 3 years

No. of Semesters

Part-time - 14 Semester

Full-time - 9 Semester

No. of Subjects 37 subjects + 2 project papers + Industrial training
Assessment

Assignment 60%

Final Exam 40%

MQA Accreditation & 
Advertisement Code

A 9489 (Part Time)

(R/481/6/0482)05/19

FA 1091 (Full Time)

(N/481/6/0110)08/16

EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only) YES

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Students will be able to adapt to operating environments and the factors that enhance work effectiveness.
  • Students become more critical in their thinking, measured in their approach, sensitive to their surroundings and matured in their handling of issues affecting their organisations.
  • Students become more creative, resourceful, able to work in teams and possess leadership qualities.
  • Students are able to communicate effectively and prepare reports that meet user requirements.
  • Students become more responsible, ethical and committed to the promotion of good behaviour and conduct that meet professional standards.

SUBJECTS

CORE SUBJECTS

  1. Fundamental Concepts of ICT
  2. Computer Programming
  3. Operating Systems
  4. Discrete Mathematics
  5. Information System Analysis and Design
  6. Database System
  7. Object Oriented Programming
  8. Computer Communication and Network
  9. Introduction to Multimedia
  10. Human Computer Interaction
  11. Computer Security
  12. Management Information Systems
  13. Computer Ethics and Cyber Laws
  14. Knowledge Management
  15. ICT Project Management
  16. Project Proposal
  17. Final Project
  18. Industrial Training

GENERAL SUBJECTS

Applicable to Malaysian students only:

  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility

Applicable to International students only:

  • Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu) and Communication
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project

UNIVERSITY COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

  • Information Literacy & Research Skills
  • Entrepreneurship & Ethics in Malaysia
  • Asian Studies

SPECIALISATIONS (CHOOSE ONE)

A) Information Systems

  • Design Language: Unified Modelling Language (UML)
  • E-Commerce
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Computer System and Business Process
  • Data Warehousing
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • IS Audit and Control
  • IS Strategic Planning
  • User Interface Design

B) Multimedia Computing

  • Multimedia System
  • Audio Technology for Multimedia
  • Video Technology for Multimedia
  • Multimedia Web Development
  • Principles & Design of Animation
  • Digital Animation Development
  • Virtual Reality
  • Game Design & Development
  • Mobile Computing
  • Multimedia Authoring & Scripting

C) Enterprise Networking

  • Fundamental of Enterprise Networking
  • Routing Protocol and Concepts
  • LAN Technologies
  • Distributed Systems
  • Introduction to Network Programming & Design
  • Switching Technologies
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Enterprise Network Management
  • Mobile Communications
  • WAN Technologies

D) Software Engineering

  • Software Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Constructions
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Testing
  • Software Architecture and Design
  • Software Engineering for Real Time Systems
  • Agile Software Development
  • Software Integration and Improvement
  • Usability Engineering

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES AND AIDS

For Malaysian and International students:

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:

  • 10% discount on tuition fee for full payment of semester fees
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • PTPTN loan assistance
  • RM7,000 personal income tax relief

Terms and conditions apply

 

Last updated: 29/12/2016

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