Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Data Analytics (formerly known as Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Business Information Management)

Duration:
3 years

Intakes:
January 19, May 23, August 21

Campus:
HELP Damansara

Level of Study:
Undergraduate

Faculty:
Faculty of Computing and Digital Technology

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R/481/6/0677)(A6240) 02/21

About this course

The primary aim of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Data Analytics is to produce graduates with an understanding of the business challenges of an enterprise, and the ability to conceive and manage solutions that are increasingly data-driven. The programme also aims to address the high industry demand for business and data analysts. Graduates will be trained in the latest data analytics methods and tools; including fundamental and advanced statistical and mathematical principles upon which advanced data analysis techniques are built (machine learning, pattern recognition, data mining, etc.). They will be able to consult on, support or develop the technological platforms of an enterprise to achieve competitive advantage, building a career in roles ranging from data and systems analysts to data engineers and data scientists. Graduates will be able to independently understand, work through and solve problems that arise in the area of management and IT as well as in interdisciplinary matters in practice.

Total Course Fees

RM 60,200

Subject Listing

5 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Internet Concepts and Infrastructure
  • Introduction to Database Systems
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Discrete Mathematics
2 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Analytics for Decision Making
  • Introduction to Programming

Plus 2 Free Electives from IT, Business or Communications degree programmes

2 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Systems Architecture and Design
  • User Experience Design
4 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Applications of Data Analytics
  • Statistics and Data Visualization

Plus 2 Free Electives from IT, Business or Communications degree programmes

  • Enterprise Data Infrastructure
  • Advanced Database Systems

 

6 CORE SUBJECTS
  • Final Year Project I
  • Final Year Project II
  • IT Project Management
  • Computer Ethics and Cybersecurity
  • Business Development Project
  • Industrial Internship
2 SPECIALIZATION SUBJECTS
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
MPU1 (TO DO 2 SUBJECTS)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia(TITAS)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3
  • MPU3173 Malaysian Studies
MPU2 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3231 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*

    * for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU3 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3363 Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
  • MPU3343 Career Pathwayss in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum(Sports 2)
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum(Community Service 2)
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum(Event Management 2)

Credit Transfer Programmes

 

CARDIFF UNVERSITY
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at Cardiff University (Bachelor of Information Technology)
  • BSc Computer Science (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Computer Science with Specialism (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Software Engineering (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Business Information Systems (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science MSc Information Security and Privacy
  • MSc Computing
  • MSc Computing and IT Management

 

UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at the University of Essex (BSc Information & Communication Technology / BSc Computer Games / BSc Computer Science)
  • BSc Information & Communication Technology (2+1)
  • BSc Computer Games (2+1)
  • BSc Computer Science (2+1)

 

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Business Information Systems Management
  • MSc Computer Network Technology

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

The Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours are provided as part of an exclusive credit transfer arrangement with the University of Queensland. The BEng, BSc and BIT are the University of Queensland’s internationally recognised specialist degrees in engineering, computer technology and applications. The degrees include a central core comprising compulsory study in computer science and several affiliated areas. Partial tuition remission scholar-ships are available on a case-by-case basis.

  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 1½ years at The University of Queensland (Bachelor of Information Technology) / 2 years at The University of Queensland (Bachelor of Computer Science).
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (1+2 or 2+1)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (2+1½)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours) (2+2)
  • Master of Computer Science (2+1+1½)
  • Master of Computer Science (3+1½)

 

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at the Australian National University (Bachelor of Information Technology)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (2+1½)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) (2+2)
  • Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Honours) (2+2)

 

THE EASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 1.5 years at the Eastern Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Computing Systems)

Assessment

Course work and assignments: 50% – 70%

Written examination: 30% – 50%

Entry Requirements

Any one of the following:-
  1. 2 STPM Grade C (CGPA 2.0) OR equivalent AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level / Grade C (CGPA 2.0) at STPM level.
  2. STAM (pangkat jayyid) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  3. Recognised Matriculation OR Foundation with CGPA 2.0 AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  4. 5 Bs in United Examination Certificate (UEC) (including Mathematics)
  5. 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  6. 5 SAM / TEE examination passes with a university aggregate of 50%
  7. A Diploma in Computer Science OR Information Systems OR Information Technology OR Software Engineering OR equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.50 AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
  8. Any other Diploma in Science and Technology OR Business Studies with a minimum CGPA 2.50 may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR its equivalent.
  9. Any other equivalent qualification AND 3 SPM / O-Level credits (including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia AND a credit in Mathematics) (for Malaysian students only) OR equivalent recognised entry qualification with 3 credits (including a credit in Mathematics at SPM level).
  10. Equivalent recognised entry qualification

Note:

Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process. A credit in Mathematics at SPM level for candidates (1), (3), (7), & (8) can be exempted if the entry qualification contains subjects in Mathematics AND achieves equivalent OR higher than a credit in Mathematics at SPM level.

International applicants will also be required to fulfil one of the following English language competencies:-
  • IELTS: 5.0 OR
  • TOEFL: 500 OR
  • Equivalent qualification

Why Computing & Digital Technology @ HELP?

 
  • Low lecturer-student ratio
  • Industry endorsed programmes – Robust linkages with the industry to provide internships for undergraduates and graduates
  • Great career prospects – 99.99% employability for graduates. Our graduates have been employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, HP, Intel, Citibank, IBM, etc.
  • ..and many more