BSc (Hons)
Applied Computing, University of South Wales

via UK Transfer Degree Programme (IT)

Here's the BIG Picture

Companies of all sizes need project managers, software engineers, software developers, information managers, website developers, technical support, and more. This Applied Computing degree, via BAC’s UKT IT programme, offers a thorough grounding in the necessary skills for a flexible career in computing. You will be able to work in a broad variety of businesses sectors and in several different roles. 

The BSc (Hons) programme in Applied Computing covers the whole field of professional computing. It has been designed with specific input from employers, students, and professional bodies. This means that what you learn is relevant to what you’ll do when you graduate, and your skills will meet the standards that employers expect. 

USW was ranked Top in Wales for Information Technology and Systems (Complete University Guide 2023) and Top in Wales for Student Satisfaction for Computer Science (National Student Survey 2023). USW was also named Cyber University of the Year for four consecutive years at the National Cyber Awards 2019-2022, and as finalists in 2023. 

With this Course, You Will:

  • Explore the practical elements of professional computing and several areas where you can specialise and gain expertise.
  • Gain a thorough grounding in the necessary skills to open up a flexible career in computing.
  • Be industry-relevant upon completion of the programme.

Why choose University of South Wales?

The University of South Wales, formed by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport, is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. Their computing degrees are fully accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute, and courses cover the full range of subject areas required by industry, including programming, security and games development. You will also benefit from regular input from experts working in the industry, while gaining hands-on experience you need to become an industry-ready graduate.

How Do I Get In?

  • A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 and a Credit in Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level or its equivalent; or
  • A pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent;
  • A Diploma (Level Four Malaysian Qualifications Register, MQF) in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or
  • Any other Diploma (Level Four MQF) in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted (subject to a rigorous internal assessment process and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
  • Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Candidate with a Credit in computing related subject at SPM or STPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration.

*Other qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Education Malaysia

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COURSE MODULES

Year 1

- Mathematics and Statsistics for IT
- Information Technology  
- Programming Fundamentals
- Platform Technologies
- Database Management System  
- Statistical Data Analysis
- Web Development Technologies
- Networking  
- System Administration and Maintenance

Year 2

- Integrative Programming
- Human Computer Interaction
- Information Assurance and Security
- System Integration and Architecture

Elective Modules

- Business Communication
- Object Oriented Analysis and Design
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Design Principles
- Digital Entrepreneurship
- Principles of Management 

Elective Routes (Choose 1)

Elective Route 1

- Data Science Principles
- Internet of Things (IoT)

Elective Route 2

- Big Data Technology
- Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

Elective Route 3

- Business Intelligence
- Managing The Mobile Cloud

MPU Modules

- Falsafah Isu Semasa/Philosophy and Current Issues
- Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban

Year 3

- As per the University of South Wales

Tuition Fees

Malaysian Students

International Students

Year 1: (RM20,000)
Year 2: (RM20,000)

Year 3:
As per the current fees of the partner universities

Year 1: (RM25,000)
Year 2: (RM25,000)

Year 3:
As per the current fees of the partner universities

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