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BSc (Hons) Information Systems (Data Analytics)

Course overview

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Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, April, September
Tuition (Local students) ₹ 2,011,065
Tuition (Foreign students) ₹ 2,117,344

About

The programme focuses on the development of analytical skills in the study of technologies applied to big data. Harnessing and analysing massive data creates significant value for organisations and it has become the basis for decision-making to achieve greater efficiency while spearheading constant innovation. During their studies, students will solve practical and real-world problems of companies utilising data sets in the presence of analytics experts.

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will also be awarded a degree from Lancaster University. Graduates are awarded three certificates: one from Sunway University, one from Lancaster University, and a Joint Certificate from SAS Academy, namely the SAS Joint Certificate in Big Data with Advanced Techniques in Data Science.

Students will also be taught on Cloudera products and Cloudera curicula are embedded into the syllabus of the programme. On top of that, The Alibaba syllabus, which focuses on the digital economy and e-commerce, has been incorporated into this programme. With the Alibaba collaboration, there are more opportunities and platforms that could aspire young entrepreneurs and start-ups to develop their business ideas.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

₹ 2,011,065
Local students
₹ 2,117,344
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

Application

₹ 2,683
Local students
₹ 12,524
Foreign students

Student Visa

₹ 42,940
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

STPM

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

A-Level

Minimum 12 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 points

Australian Matriculation

ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation

60%

Monash University Foundation Year

60%

Sunway Foundation in Arts

CGPA 2.3

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology

CGPA 2.3

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma

CGPA 2.50 or equivalent 
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications. An applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

APEL.A

An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

 

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level or its equivalent

Additional Requirements for Certain International Students

International students from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above to progress to the degree programme.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0
  • MUET Band 4
  • SPM English B3 or B+
  • UEC English B4
  • O-Level English (1119) Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Computer Organisation
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Fundamentals
  • Database Fundamentals
  • English for Computer Technology Studies
  • Information Systems Concepts
  • Linear Algebra and Applications
  • Networking Principles
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Programming Principles

Year 2

  • Analytics Engineering
  • Communcation Skills
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset & Skills
  • Free Electives (Choose 3)
  • Information Systems Analytics & Design
  • Statistics for Data Analytics
  • Social and Web Analytics

Year 3

  • Advanced Business Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data Analytics in the Cloud
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Capstone Project 1 & 2
  • Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery
  • Database Management Systems
  • Internship
  • Project Management

Free Electives

Note: These are just some of the electives

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Digital Economy
  • Startup Foundry
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)/ Critical Thinking
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Philosophy and Current Issues

For International Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Critical Thinking
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Malay Language for Communication 2

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