BSc (Hons) in Information Communications Technology, University of South Wales

via UK Transfer Degree Programme (IT)

Here's the BIG Picture

his practical BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree, via BAC’s UKT IT programme, covers the development and use of ICT systems in business and industry and focuses on core business technologies in a constantly evolving global environment. In addition to developing the vital skills you need to understand an organisation's information and technical needs, you will also gain elements of web development, computer programming, GIS, and gain additional skills for a career in technical and end-user support, or application development. 

This course at the University of South Wales was developed in partnership with industry, so you’ll graduate with the skills employers are looking for. The university was ranked Top in Wales for Computer Science and Information Systems (Guardian University Guide 2024) 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. 

This programme gives you the option to complete a:

2+1 (2 years at BAC and the final year at University of South Wales)

With this Course, You Will:

  • Be prepared for a career in networking with a focus on network infrastructure
  • Develop skills you will need to understand an organisation's information and technical needs
  • Enhance your knowledge on the elements of web development, computer programming, GIS.
  • Gain additional skills for a career in technical and end-user support or application development.

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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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 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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