Course Details

The HELP University Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Business Information Management is a three year course. It is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the issues involved in developing and managing information systems in a contemporary business context. The degree also furnishes students with appropriate knowledge and skills to enable them to pursue a promising career in the field of managing and strategically developing effective information systems in a business environment.

Students of the program will be equipped with a strong foundation in Information Technology encompassing programming, database systems, project management and information systems development. Additionally, they will be exposed to business concepts such as management, communication and organisational culture as part of the specialisation so that they may be able to combine their management and technical skills to effectively manage both human and technical resources for Information Systems related endeavours.

The program is geared towards producing graduates whose roles are to plan, coordinate and design computer-related activities in order to fulfil the strategic needs of the organisations in which they are based. Graduates will be prepared for careers as System Administrators, Systems Analysts, Systems Support Executives, Management Trainees, Project Coordinators, Project Managers or Information Systems Consultants.

Year 1

8 Compulsory Subjects
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Database Systems
  • Introduction to Data Communications
  • Internet Concepts and Infrastructure
  • Programming in JAVA I
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
Elective Subjects (choose 1)
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Multimedia Systems

Year 2

5 Compulsory Subjects
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Statistics and Data Visulization
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
Elective Subjects (choose 3)
  • User Experience Design
  • Web Programming
  • Web Development with JAVA
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Forensics
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Free Elective (from IT Year 2)
  • Free Elective (from IT Year 2)
Free Elective subjects
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics and Game Development
  • Game Design
  • 3D Modelling
  • Game Level Design
  • Multiplayer Games Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Databas Systems
  • Statistics and Data Visualization
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Programming in Java II
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Object Oriented Programming in C++
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Communications
  • Introduction to Computer Systems Engineering
  • Introduction to Mobile Apps
  • Software Engineering Principles

Year 3

7 Compulsory Subjects
  • Data Mining
  • Data Warehouse
  • IT Project Management
  • Final Year Project I
  • Final Year Project II
  • Business Development Project
  • Industrial Internship
Elective Subjects (choose 1)
  • Issues in Strategic Information Management
  • IT Management, Ethics and Security
  • Seminar in Business Analytics
  • Web Technologies
  • Enterprise Architecture

Any one of the following:

  • HELP Foundation in Arts/ Foundation in Science
  • Recognized Matriculation or Foundation with CGPA 2.0
  • 2 STPM Grade C
  • 2 A-Level passes
  • 5 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC) (including Mathematics)
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • 5 SAM/TEE examination passes with a university aggregate of 50%


  • A credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics** at SPM level or equivalent


  • A Diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics** at SPM level or its equivalent.

Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics** at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.

  • Any other Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, AND a credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics** at SPM level or equivalent
  • Equivalent qualification

Note: ** A credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent is required for the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Games and Interactive Media.

Intake Date:

January, April*, May, August, October*

* This intake is only applicable for those entering the program without being granted any exemption.