Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology



Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology provides students with the knowledge and skills to be an information and communication technology professional, with particular skills in a chosen area. The course focuses on computer and network configurations, web and application programming, and database design and maintenance. Students also have the opportunity to specialize in a particular aspect of ICT-related work. This course is ideal for students who are seeking an ICT course with flexible outcomes.
Eligible students are able to complement their professional major with other studies in big data, mobile computing, multimedia design production, marketing, international business, organization management, human resources, science and robotics/electronics.
Course objectives
The main aim of the course is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an ICT professional with particular skills in a chosen area. Graduates will be prepared for immediate professional employment, or further studies at honours or postgraduate level.
Students completing the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology will possess:
The skills necessary for working in a development team on a small scale project.
An understanding of the process of software or systems development.
Skills in requirements analysis, systems analysis and design.
Skills in developing software in Java, C or VB.NET.
The communication and management skills required to manage projects successfully.
An understanding of the social, legal and ethical issues confronting the information and communication technology professional.
Knowledge of and experience in database, data communications, web development and information systems.
Course structure
For the successful completion of the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology, students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points) consisting of:
8 units in core studies (100 credit points)
8 units in major study (100 credit points)
8 units in other studies (100 credit points)
1 compulsory, not-for-credit unit, EDU10015 Careers in the Curriculum.
Career opportunities
There is a large number of job roles available for those with software development qualifications and experience including enterprise systems application developer, quality assurance analyst, project manager, multimedia developer, systems architect, business requirements analyst, technical writer, application integration specialist, user interface analyst, contract manager, data warehouse architect, data mining specialist and help desk manager.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (Paper based) score of 527 with minimum Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Pre-requisite: MA Mathematics (any) (A Level/equivalent: Pass in AM/MA or O Level/equivalent: Credit in AM/MA) or Advanced Mathematics; STPM with 2Ps; UEC: 5Bs. Students from other countries must have the qualifications equivalent to the Malaysia.
English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0); TOEFL (Paper based): 537; TOEFL (Paper based):75; SPM: B; UEC: B3 and B4; 1119: B; MUET: 4; GCE O i Level: B; GCE A i Level: D; GCE AS Level: C; International Baccalaureate: Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level); Common European Framework: B1; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): Overall CAE score 52; PTE Academic: 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50; Pearson Versant: 51-55.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Curtin University, Malaysia offers below pathways courses for this subject Foundation of Arts (Media)

Full Time (3 years)

RM29,216.00 (US$ 6,907) per year

February 2018, September 2018, January 2019

Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus) Jalan Simpang Tiga, KUCHING, Sarawak, 93350, Malaysia