Faculties

Faculty of Computing and Digital Technology

Why Computing & Digital Technology @ HELP?

  • Industry endorsed programmes – Industry Advisory Board (IAB) provides advice to align curriculum with industry’s needs to ensure graduates’ employability.
  • Industry endorsed programmes – Robust linkages with the industry to provide internships for undergraduates and graduates.
  • Industry endorsed programmes – Expert guest lecturers from the industry.
  • Great career prospects – 99.99% employability for graduates. Our graduates have been employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, HP, Intel, Citibank, IBM, etc.
  • Low lecturer-student ratio
  • Excellent teaching faculty – 80% of lecturers with over 10 years teaching and industry experience.
  • Excellent teaching faculty – All lecturers have Masters qualifications.
  • Industry strength for final year projects – students are provided opportunities to work on industry strength projects with industry partners.

Interesting Facts

  • Align you to contemporary industry standard
  • Up to date curriculum aligned by our Industry Advisory Board (IAB)
  • Highly sort after graduates employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, Intel, Citibank, HP, IBM, MIMOS, HSBC etc.
  • Opportunity to work on industry strength projects with our industry partners
  • Excellent lecturers with more than 10 years of industry and teaching experience

Scholarships

Together with our industry partners HELP University is pleased to offer scholarships for HELP information technology (IT) programmes. These include the Diploma in IT; Bachelor of IT (Hons); BIT (Hons) Business information Management; BIT (Hons) Mobile Computing; and B Comp Sc (Hons) Games and Interactive Media.

These programmes have been developed in consultation with the IT industry to ensure that graduates are prepared for the requirements of practice. We offer a mix of academic and workplace learning environments. When they graduate, our students embark on exciting careers with our industry partners. The Scholarship Scheme is part of a joint effort to develop a strong core of Malaysian IT professionals with the talent, skill sets and ability to contribute meaningfully to the IT sector. Our students have opportunities to acquire industry knowledge even while studying in university.

The scholarship is summarized in the table below –

Benefits

DIPLOMA

  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 1 (including THREE (3) MPU subjects).
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 2 (including ONE (1) MPU subject), if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 1 subjects.

DEGREE

  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 1 (including THREE (3) MPU subjects).
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 2 (including TWO (2) MPU subjects), if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 1 subjects.
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 3, if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 2 subjects.

Entry Requirements

DIPLOMA
Any one of –

  • 5As in SPM, including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia & credit in Mathematics
  • 5As in ‘O’ Level, including a credit in Mathematics
  • 3Bs in UEC Senior Middle 3, including a credit in Mathematics
  • Requiring financial assistance

DEGREE
Any one of –

  • STPM: CGPA 2.50
  • 2 ‘A’ Level passes with 1A
  • 5 Bs in UEC with 1A
  • Requiring financial assistance

AND 3 SPM / ‘O’ Level credits, including a pass in BM, Sejarah & a credit in Mathematics.

2019 Intakes

2019 INTAKES

January, April, May, August, October

Retention in the scholarship:

The student MUST maintain full-time enrolment & complete the programme.

Important Note:

  • Meeting the minimum criteria does not automatically guarantee the applicant a scholarship.
  • All scholarship applications will be evaluated and short-listed by the IT Scholarship Committee, HELP University. This Committee reserves the right to revise the criteria from time to time without prior notice. Decision of the IT Scholarship Committee is final.

An application form is attached for your perusal. If you have queries or would like additional information, please contact Mr. Steven Yong (yongyl@help.edu.my). We look forward to receiving a scholarship application from you. Your form will be forwarded to the Scholarship Committee for consideration, and you will be informed of the decision before the start of the semester.

Top Achievers From Computing & Digital Technology @ HELP

Khalid Mohammad Saleem

Software Engineer, MIMOS; Bachelor of Computer Science (First Class Honours) Games and Interactive Media

HELP University has made me strive for knowledge and taught me many different programming paradigms which can be used to explore many different programming languages. Subjects such as modelling using UML, all game development subjects and the final year project has prepared me to organise and plan new projects. It has been a great experience studying at HELP University. The lecturers teach from experience and demonstrate each theory with examples.

Career Pathways

Job Placement

Job assistance and internships are available for our graduates via industry linkages and career exposure. Our students are highly sought after by leading companies. Some of our students have been employed by Accenture, IBM, Citibank, Maxis Communications, IBM, Motorola Malaysia, MIMOS, Sapura Holdings, Broadcast Network Systems (ASTRO), Shell, HP and many others.

INDUSTRY ENDORSEMENT & SUPPORT

An Industry Advisory Board (IAB) was established by the Department of Information Technology (ITD) to ensure that the IT programmes offered are relevant and effective for its undergraduates; and to strengthen the department’s ties with the computing industry. The IAB consists of senior industrialists and professionals with local and global representation eg HT Consulting, IBM, Microsoft, TMS, DiGi and Gamonster.

The IAB advises on course content in the context of industrial trends and employment prospects, and supports ITD’s activities in placing undergraduates in internship programmes and graduates in employment upon graduation. The IAB also provides advice on research activity and opportunities.

 

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