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Top 5 Universities to Study Information Technology/ Computer Science in Malaysia 2020

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The field of information technology is constantly evolving and changing according to the newest trends in the market. All types of businesses require professionals who have the skills and knowledge of information technology to support the organization in managing data and programming. The market of information technology is perceived as a potential market with steady growth in the last few years and it is expected to have a huge impact in shifting the Malaysia’s culture and business structures of all companies in the near future. 

Information Technology (IT) is the use of any computer, storage, network, and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. Programmers are responsible for keeping systems and data secure to ensure the network working. The job scope of a programmer is related to input data, manage databases and involved in programming.

Important skills for IT Professionals

Communication

Knowledge networking is an extension of good communication skills, as it requires gathering groups of people in a working environment to share what they know, in order to build a system of knowledge within an organization that is more than the sum of its parts. Good team cooperation is able to carry out tasks effectively in order to achieve the ultimate goal.

Time Mangement

Technology work is very time consuming and takes a longer time than anticipated, timelines and milestone often change over the course of a long project. Therefore, the ability to manage time and arrange tasks is crucial for an individual to utilize the limited time efficiently. An IT professional should be able to accurately assess how long a project should take, and then be able to stick to those timelines.

Creativity

IT experts are constantly looking to the future to anticipate and develop alternatives to potential technological issues and needs. Employers are seeking for IT experts who are able to conceive unique solutions and develop effective solutions with less resources. It might not be an essential element in the career, but you will have the advantage to achieve better outcome.

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Information Technology/Computer Science, you will generally need:

Programmes

Requirements

Diploma in Information Technology

  • SPM/O-level: Minimum 3Cs including Mathematics; or
  • UEC: Minimum 3Bs including Mathematics

Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science

  • A-Level: Minimum of 2Es; or
  • STPM: Minimum of 2Cs; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 60; or
  • Foundation in Science or IT/Computing: Minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Diploma: Minimum CGPA of 2.50

Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

Career Options for IT Professionals

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Architect
  • Web Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Designer and Programming Computer Games

1. Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Taman Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Information Technology
General Intake: September & November
Indicative fee of 2-years (2019): RM43,900

Degree in Computer Science (Software Engineer)
General Intake: September & November
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM85,800

Degree in Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
General Intake: September & November
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM85,800

2. Segi University

Campus: Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Diploma in Information Technology
General Intake: January, May & September
Indicative fee of 2.5-years (2019): RM38,000

Degree in Computer Science (Software Engineer)
General Intake: January, March, July & September
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM57,600

Degree in Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
General Intake: January, May & September
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM57,600

3. Taylor's University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Diploma in Information Technology
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of 2-years (2019): RM48,000

Degree in Computer Science (Software Engineer)
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM94,500

Degree in Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM94,500

4. Sunway University

Campus: Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya

Diploma in Information Technology
General Intake: January, March & August
Indicative fee of 2-years (2019): RM44,200

Degree in Computer Science (Software Engineer)
General Intake: January, March & August
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM86,090

Degree in Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
General Intake: January, March & August
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM86,090

5. Help University

Campus: Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Information Technology
General Intake: January, May & August
Indicative fee of 2-years (2019): RM35,700

Degree in Computer Science (Software Engineer)
General Intake: January, May & August
Indicative fee of 3-year (Full-time) (2019): RM60,200

Degree in Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
General Intake: January, July & September
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM60,200

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