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Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology) (Hons) and Professional Bachelor of Computer Technology

Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology)(Hons)(BTech(IT)(Hons)) and Professional Bachelor of Computer Technology (PBCT) programmes are well recognised degrees that have been offered in similar fashion in universities in UK and Europe for those who have been working in the field related to computer and information technology. The work experiences and professional activities are counted as part of learning to the fulfilment of the bachelor degree.

The differences between the BTech (IT) and PBCT are:

  • BTech (IT) is MQA accredited and is longer in duration with the inclusion of MQA and university compulsory subjects.
  • PBCT is ideal for those interested to gain the same level of proficiency within a shorter duration.

Accredited programme by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Ministry of Higher Education.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology)(Hons)

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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 Professional Bachelor of Computer Technology

  • Diploma with at least CGPA 2.00, OR,
  • Matriculation/Preparatory University programmes with at least CGPA 2.00, OR,
  • SPM/O’ Level or its equivalent with 3 years related working experience, OR,
  • A Level with at least C grade in 3 subjects, OR,
  • SKM Level 3 or DKM4 (Diploma equivalent), OR,
  • Other qualifications recognised by the AeU Senate
  • Open Entry Qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia: at least 21 years old and possess PMR or equivalent

FAST FACTS

BTech (IT)(Hons)

Duration:

  • Part Time (4-5 years)
  • Full time (3 years)

Mode of Delivery:

  • Work Based Learning, Tutorial (Online / Face to Face) and Laboratory Work (Practical Demo)

No. of Subjects:

  • 29 subjects + 3 projects

Grading:

  • Work observations, in-company project, log book / work diary, interview at work, reflective writing, work portfolio
  • Examination

Financial Assistance:

  • EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only)

MQA Accreditation:

  • PA 1847

Advertisement Code

  • (N/481/6/0207)08/17

Professional Bachelor of Computer Technology

Duration:

  • 3-3.5 years

Mode of Learning:

  • Work Based Learning, Tutorial (Online / Face to Face) and Laboratory Work (Practical Demo)

No. of Subjects:

  • 21 subjects + 3 projects

Grading:

  • Work observations, in-company project, log book / work diary, interview at work, reflective writing, work portfolio
  • Examination

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Proficient with technical skills and knowledge related to computing technology as used by industries
  • Competent in the chosen specialisation to demonstrate the mastery of skills in solving the technological problem
  • Ability to identify and communicate the technological requirements and problem-solving methods to the stakeholders  
  • Effective managerial skills with respect to meeting organisational expectation, managing project schedule, building team work spirit and professionalism.
  • Ability to sustain lifelong learning for self-advancement and the continuous involvement to the development of computer technology for humankind.

SUBJECTS

Core Subjects

  • Application Programming
  • Design Language: Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • User Interface Design
  • Software Integration & Architecture
  • Networking Interface and Programming
  • Software Project Management
  • Platform-based Enterprise Programming
  • Computer Systems and Business Process
  • Database Design and Programming
  • Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services
  • Web Development and Technology
  • Business Operations and Services
  • Professional Industrial Project I
  • Professional Industrial Project II
  • Professional Industrial Project III

Compulsory Elective Subjects

  • Application of IT in Academics OR e-learning
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Communication Skills

General Subject

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

SPECIALISATION (CHOOSE ONE)

a) Computer Network Security

  • Ethical Hacking Methods and Techniques
  • Internet Intranet Management and Security
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Network Security
  • Secure Programming
  • Secured Software Development

b) Web and Mobile Computing

  • Mobile Commerce
  • Mobile Device Programming
  • Multimedia Design and Scripting
  • Operating System for Mobile Device
  • Web and Multimedia Application Development
  • Web Design and Programming

c) Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Business Process Integration Techniques and Methodologies
  • Business Process Modeling Language
  • Service Computing Technology
  • Service Legal Agreement and Contract
  • Service Science Architecture for Enterprise
  • SOA Component Integration

d) Software Development

  • Requirement Analysis Methodologies
  • Software Project Management and Pratices
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Specifications and Architectural Design
  • Software Testing and Maintenance
  • Technical Software and Development

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 loas assistance
  • RM7,000 personal incaome tax relief

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Last updated: 29/12/2016