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Bachelor of Information Technology

(Hons)
[BIT ]

What is Information
Technology?
Information Technology (IT) is the component of a

technology involving the development, maintenance,


and use of computer systems, software, and
networks for the processing and distribution of data
IT professionals strive to solve business/enterprise

problems using computing resources

Components of IT
Programming
Web Development
System Development

Networking
Web Development
Information System/
E-Commerce
Multimedia
Operating System

Overview of BIT @OUM


The course is concerned with the design and implementation of

information systems as well to understand the basic underlying


principles of computing

The skills required of an information technology specialist

include systems analysis, systems design, programming,


database design and development, systems, hardware and
operating system, and interpersonal communication skills, team
skills and management.

This degree has been designed to meet this need, and will

produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in


the
discipline,
possess
excellent
interpersonal
and
communication skills and who are able to critically analyse
business problems and develop creative and innovative
enterprise solutions.

Facts and Figures about


BIT @OUM
BIT was first offered in Sept 2001 and is one of the

pioneer programs at OUM


A total of 4000 learners had graduated thus far
Currently a total of 772 students enrolled locally in this
program
There are 100 international students enrolled in BIT
More than 200 part time tutors involved in conducting
the program and dedicated 12 internal lecturers in
overseeing the program
BIT received full accreditation from MQA in 2004 and
it is recognised by JPA

Programme Structure
MQA Courses
University Courses
Basic Courses
Core Courses

(12 credits)
(15 credits)
(12 credits)
(60 credits)

Specialization/

None Specialization

(21 credits)
(Total Credits: 21 credits)

MPU Courses
Hubungan Etnik
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
Health and Wellness
Entrepreneurship

University Courses
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners
English For Written Communication
English for Oral Communication
English for Workplace Communication
Professional Ethics

Basic Compulsory Courses


Basic Concepts Of Information Technology
Principles Of Management
Thinking Skills And Problem Solving
Introduction To Communication

Core Courses
Database

Introduction To Networking

Computer Programming I

Web Programming

Computer Programming II

Human Computer Interaction

Discrete Mathematics
Data Structure
Intermediate Database
Computer Architecture
Operating System
Object-oriented

Programming
System Analysis And
Design
Object-oriented Approach
In Software Development
Software Engineering

IT Project Management
Elementary Statistics
Introduction To Linux
Introduction to Multimedia

Technology
Project

Spezialization: Mobile
Computing
Suit for those interested to develop application or apps for mobile
devices

Courses
Mobile Design
Mobile Programming I
Mobile Programming II
Mobile Computing for Multimedia
Wireless Technology
Security of Mobile Communications
Networking Applications in E-Commerce

Spezialization: Open Source


Computing
Suit for those interested to become advance user of open source
application tools and operating system (LINUX)

Courses
<certification module>

Intermediate Linux I

<certification module>

Intermediate Linux II

Prepare the learners for the:


<certification module> Advanced Linux I
Novel Certified Linux Professional
(NCLP)
<certification module> Advanced Linux II
Novel Certified Linux Administrator
Implementation and Management of Open Source
(NCLA)

Software
Content Management System
Office Productivity Suite

Non-specialization
For those not interested in the specialization but interested in the
more general aspects of IT such as software and networking

Courses
Management Of Information System
Introduction To IS Audit, Security And Control
E-commerce
Network Security And Design
Requirements Engineering
Software Construction
Strategic Information System
Note: The courses in the program are subject to
change without prior notice

Why BIT @OUM


It gives the balance between the theory and application and the skills

and knowledge gained in BIT are transferable across industries

Learners can choose the specialization based on their interest


Specialization such as Open Source Computing comes with industry

modules and certification

It prepare the learners for the Malaysian Information

Technology Professional Examination (MITPE) (


http://mitpe.meteor.com.my/) as well

Excellent pathways into industry or research after graduation.

Target Group
IT Technicians
IT Support Staffs
Fresh School Leavers
Diploma Holders (in any field) OR
ANYONE interested to pursue their career in Information

Technology

Duration
4 years (14 semesters)
Three intakes per year (Jan, May, Sept)
Those with credit transfer could save 1-4 semesters

Career Prospects
The programme has been designed to meet the

countrys growing need of IT professionals

In this regard, the graduates of this programme could

become software developer, Linux administrator,


mobile
apps
developer,
system/network
administrator, researcher

Entry Requirements
Normal Entry
Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with 1 credit in BM; AND
Passed STPM/HSC or equivalent with at least 2 principals (CGPA 2.00); OR
Passed a recognized Diploma; OR
Passed a recognized Matriculation certificate.
OR
Flexible Entry
Malaysian Citizen AND
Be at least 21 years old on 1st of January (application year); AND
Passed at least PMR or equivalent; AND
Posess prior learning experience and / or knowledge relevant to the programme applied; AND
Passed Flexible Entry Assessment;

How to Apply?
1. Complete the OUM application form at
http://fastrac.oum.edu.my/
2.
Submit 2 sets of certified IC, all academic
certificates and transcripts.
3.
Processing fee of RM30.00 (Undergraduate
programmes) or RM50.00 (Postgraduate
programmes) will be debited to student account.

Enquiries
Dr Nantha Kumar Subramaniam
Programme Coordinator
nanthakumar@oum.edu.my

Graduates Testimonials

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