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This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Admission required:


Level 1

The IT degree and all of its specialisms have similar modules in Level 1. Modules that provide a foundation for any IT professional include System Analysis & Design, Fundamentals of Software Development, and Introduction to Programming in an appropriate language. Technical knowledge and skills essential in this field of specialisation are introduced in Operating Systems & Computer Architecture, Introduction to Networking, and Introduction to Security and Forensic Technologies. Introduction to Management and Computing & IT in the Workplace provide a foundation for multi-disciplinary education and understanding personal and organisational development. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are introduced throughout this level

Common Modules

Computing & IT in the Workplace

Fundamentals of Software Development

Introduction to Databases

Introduction to Management

Introduction to Networking

Mathematical Concepts for Computing

Operating Systems & Computer Architecture

System Analysis & Design

Specialised Modules

Interactive Media & Web Design Technology

Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities

Level 2

Further in-depth analysis and design skills are developed here through System Development Methods, Web Applications, and Computer Games Design. Specific computing skills are developed in Object Oriented Development with Java, Programming Concepts in C++, and System Programming & Computer Control. Specific technical knowledge and skills related to Mobile Technology are enhanced at this level through the Fundamentals of Mobile Computing and Mobile & Wireless Technology modules. Along with independent learning, a common theme in all APU ICT awards is fostering creativity and innovation in individuals and teams. These themes are the specific focus of the Creativity & Innovation and Research Methods for Computing & Technology modules.

Common Modules

Creativity & Innovation

Object Oriented Development with Java

Probability & Statistical Modeling

Professional & Enterprise Development

Research Methods For Computing and Technology

System Development Methods

Specialised Modules

Computer Games Design: High Concept and Preproduction

Fundamentals of Mobile Computing

Mobile & Wireless Technology

Programming Concepts in C++

System Programming and Computer Control

Web Applications


After the completion of Level 2 students will undertake a short Internship / Industrial Training. This will prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the world of Information Technology

Level 3

The focus of Level 3 is further development of relevant technical skills and the ability to apply these skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. Specific skills in the area of Mobile Technology are developed through Software Development for Mobile Devices, Mobile & Web Multimedia, Mobile Multimedia & Gaming, Advanced Wireless Technology, and Enterprise Programming for Distributed Applications. General personal and professional development is enhanced in Project Management, while Innovation Management & New Product Development continues the theme of generating new ideas and creating new products.

The Investigations and Project modules provide opportunity for students to further develop the academic and practical aspects of their areas of study and reinforce their independent learning skills. Furthermore, the major project that students are expected to do, will entail extensive research in domain knowledge and acquiring of skills in using tools and methods in the particular specialism. The significant aspect of this level is the demonstration of higher level critical thinking, analysis and application in the award project.

Common Modules

Innovation Management & New Product Development

Project Management

Specialised Modules

Advanced Wireless Technology

Critical Issues in Managing IS in Organisations

Distributed Computer Systems

Enterprise Programming for Distributed Applications

Investigations in Mobile Technology

Mobile Multimedia & Gaming

Mobile Technology Project

Software Development for Mobile Devices

XML & Web Services

Note: The specialism will appear only in the academic transcript


Your specialist knowledge of design issues in the mobile communications sector, with its developing needs for hardware, software and systems will make you highly sought after in the fast-moving and growing sector.

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