The Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) degree program is designed to produce graduates who excel in the technical and analytical skills of Information system design and management. As well, students will gain the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate key aspects of Information Systems/Information Technology as an enabler of modern organisations. The courses offered in this degree program will develop skills in understanding the critical roles of business analytics in various organisational contexts, managing projects, and integrating systems within and across organisations.


Why study Information Systems?

Data frameworks (IS) alludes to the business side of innovation. It takes a gander at the general population and associations make utilization of innovation to enhance their procedures and work processes. This course gives you the abilities to comprehend standards of data frameworks, essentials of enormous information, digital marketing and discover answers for basic IS administration issues explained through business Intelligence.

Advanced data has altered the way the world works together. The train of data frameworks is about the catch, vital utilize and related innovation of advanced data in the business environment. The part of a data frameworks proficient spotlights on applying innovation and key basic leadership to the occupation of overseeing tremendous

The Degree program will give you knowledge of how information is generated, stored and communicated across a range of business activities. It will also equip students with skills required to understand information systems design, development as well as management. 

Additionally, the program will build project management, communication and research skills which will ensure that you are employment ready as you graduate. 


Information Systems career opportunities

This degree provides pathways to:

Postgraduate Study

  • This program prepares you with deeper knowledge in the foundation of Computer Science to pursue a Master’s degree in the areas of Intelligent Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision by research mode.

As a graduate of a computing discipline you may work as a

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst 
  • Web Programmer
  • Data Scientist
  • IT Consultant
  • IT technical support officer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Project manager


Graduate with professional certifications

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College is collaborating with IBM Malaysia and their educational delivery partner, Teknoturf, to set up the IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) to offer a series of professional certification programs. For Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons), students can choose either a Diploma in IoT (i.e. internet-of-things) or a Diploma in Retail Informatics as their professional certification program under IBM ICE. Students will complete 4 IBM modules as part of their computing bachelor degree program to receive an additional professional award from the IBM Innovation Centre.


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Program information

Most students who have graduated followed the Computer Science degree program go into careers in software industry, extending from small and medium companies to multinationals. A number of our graduates have continued their studies at the universities, government services and teaching professions. More than 95% employment rate within the first 6 months upon graduation. On-campus career talks and walk-in interviews are regularly conducted for graduates.


Our academic staff has specialized in their field area, industry experience, and research activities. They are active researchers to bring innovative talents to share with students and in classroom. Our guest lecturers from industry also provide the current trends and technology enhancement among the students. Our facilitators are involved with Peer-Assisted Learning, in which the final year students provide optional support sessions during the semesters.


UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College is collaborating with IBM Malaysia and their delivering partner, Teknoturf, to setup IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) to offer a series of professional certification programs. For Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) students, the professional certification program offered under IBM ICE will be Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students will complete 4 IBM modules under this certification program.


Department of Computing has a wide range of software packages to support the computer science, computer games, animation, networking and business intelligence curriculum, including tools for software/apps development, mobile development, network simulations and more. There is free access to commercial software and servers to staff and students are available. The students are able to use UOW Malaysia KDU Cloud API storage to store their projects deployment.


Today’s cutting-edge technology and competitiveness have increased globally within complex environment. To this end, the department of computing works closely with the manufacturing and software industry. It is an essential criterion in creating a robust and complete industry driven curriculum to suit the students and fit to work right after their graduation as well as increasing and taking advantage of research opportunities. The Industry Board of Department of Computing are made up of industry professionals to provide constructive feedback on our curriculum.  Employers include Intel, DELL, Jabil, HP, Flex, EY Brightree, Seagate, Plexus and more.


UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College graduates are most wanted by the industry either for internship or immediate recruitment.  With our latest Industry Revolution 4.0 related course syllabus, students are ready to excel in job market once they completed the internship and study program.

3 years
Program Location
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town


  • Principle of Information System
  • Database System
  • Business Communication
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Management Information System
  • Business Information System
  • IT infrastructure
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Foundation of HCI
  • Oral Communication



  • Enterprise Architecture 1
  • Network Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Programming for IS
  • Strategic Systems Management
  • IS Project Management
  • Decision Support System
  • Social and Current Issues in Computing
  • Research Method
  • Specialisation 1, 2 & 3



  • Individual Project 1
  • Individual Project 2
  • Enterprise Architecture 2
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Mining for Information Systems
  • Business Process Management
  • Industrial Training
  • Specialisation 4


  • Big Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Web Analytics


  • Analytics for IOT
  • Internet of Things
  • Sensor Technology and Instrumentation
  • Wireless Sensor Network and IOT Standard
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Global Social Responsibility
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programs)

Intake dates


12 January 4 March 17 May 1 July 6 September 14 October
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Academic Qualification

2 Principal Passes and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent


GCE A Level :
2 Principal Passes and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level  or equivalent


5 Credits including Mathematics


Foundation / Matriculation :
Pass with min. CGPA of 2.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent


Australian Matriculation / Foundation :
ATAR score of 55


Diploma :
Pass with min. CGPA 2.50



English Requirement

Local Student:
Band 2 in MUET


International Student:
Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 40 (IBT) or 7.5 (Essentials-Online) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English (154); or PTE Academic (47)



If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia.