Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology


This programme aims to equip you with the technical knowledge to keep abreast with the rapid advances in technology, and to develop your analytical skills. Students undertaking this programme are exposed to both technical and real-world practical experiences through the specially-crafted coursework and industrial training, making our graduates market-ready upon graduation.

Technology-based industries are fast-moving and require talents equipped with a balanced knowledge in software development and hardware infrastructure. By combining your technical knowledge on IT with hands-on experience, you will be adept at developing an organisation’s technology infrastructure and support its users. This versatile programme is best suited for those who wish to proceed as generalists in computing and build successful careers as IT professionals and managers. According to your personal interest, you may explore the various electives offered and enhance your knowledge in specific fields such as network management and security, database engineering and mobile development.

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

Sunway University & Lancaster University Logos


Distinctive Sunway Experience

Students in this programme will experience the latest techniques in IT security and developing critical threat-hunting expertise, developed in collaboration with world's leading cybersecurity organizations like Cisco, Fortinet and EC-Council

Together with EC-Council, our students have the chance to obtain up to two professional certificates during their studies. Students may also choose to attend CCNA professional examination.

AWS Academy Member Institution
January, April, September
3 Years (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Database architect
  • IT specialist
  • Network specialist
  • System engineer
  • E-commerce architect
  • Web architect
Estimated Annual Course Fee
  • RM36,000
    for Malaysian students
  • USD8,257
    for international students
International students must pay their fees in RM equivalent. The USD here is just an indicative/estimation and subject to the prevalent exchange rate

Programme Structure

Year 1

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

Year 2

Communication Skills
Computer Networks
Entrepreneurial Mindset & Skills
Free Electives (Choose 3)
Software Engineering
Web Programming
Discipline Elective (Choose 2)

Discipline Electives for Year 2 (Choose 2)

  • Note: These are just some of the electives
Software Development and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Programming
Networking and Security
  • Data Communications
  • Network Security
Business Solutions and AI
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Application Development
Data Science
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Fundamentals

Year 3

Project Management
Capstone Project 1 & 2
Cloud Computing
Human Computer Interaction
Discipline Electives (Choose 3)

Discipline Electives for year 3 (Choose 3)

Software Development and Design
  • Database Engineering
  • Mobile Application Development
  • UI/UX Design and Development
  • Software Architecture and Design Patterns
Networking and Security
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Computer Security
  • Distributed Systems
  • Network & System Administration
  • Network Management
Business Solutions & AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
Data Science
  • Big Data Analytics in the Cloud

Free Electives

  • Note: Electives offered are subject to change
Digital Economy
Principles of Entrepreneurship
Startup Foundry

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects


For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)/ Critical Thinking
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Integrity & Anti_Corruption
  • Philosophy and Current Issues


For International Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Critical Thinking
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
Student studying

Entry Requirements


Average C+ or GP 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)


Minimum 12 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects).

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 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 (UEC)

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

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma

CGPA 2.50 or equivalent 
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications

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


An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics at SPM/ O-Level or its equivalent

Additional Requirements for Certain International Students

International students from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above to progress to the degree programme.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0
  • MUET Band 4
  • SPM English B3 or B+
  • UEC English B4
  • O-Level English (1119) Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.

I Love SU art installation

Ask a question

If you’d like to know more about studying at Sunway University, we’d love to hear from you.

Submit an enquiry

We’ll find the answer and email you back.

Ask us now

Call one of our course specialists

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5:30pm MYT

Call +6 (03) 7491 8622