Faculty of Information Science and Technology

Bachelor of Software Engineering with Honours (Information System Development)


Students who enrolled in the Information Systems Development Programme will gain knowledge in software engineering especially in the field of Information Systems Development (the specification, development, implementation, testing, maintenance and evolution of software systems especially for the development of business and organizational-based information systems), web and mobile programming, and software fundamentals. This programme cultivates competent software engineers through strong fundamental knowledge in software development and project management, and hands-on practices of current practical approaches and technologies from the industry, as well as (the students) will be equipped with skills in communication, teamwork, leadership, interpersonal and entrepreneurial mindset. The versatility of our graduates enables them to fit into various career opportunities including software engineers, systems or requirements analysts, software or systems designers, programmers, software testers and information systems. 

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 3.0

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I Want to Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma/ Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education online application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students: http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Non-citizen and international student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM online application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for non-citizen and international students: Click here

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Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603 89251391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Basic Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • System Concept & Thinking
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Data Analytics
  • English
  • Computer Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Platform Technology
  • Databases
  • Program Design and Problem Solving
  • Principles of Information Systems
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Environmental Responsibility
  • English
  • Mobile Programming
  • Information Sharing
  • Software Requirement Engineering
  • Business Process Management
  • Web Programming
  • Software Design for Information System
  • Advanced Databases
  • Project Proposal
  • Project
  • Computer
  • Ethics & Social
  • Software Testing
  • E-Business Technology
  • Data Engineering
  • Software Management & Maintenance
  • Information Systems Audit & Security
  • Information Systems Management
  • Industrial Training
  • Industrial Project
Life at Faculty

The Faculty of Information Science and Information Technology is a stimulating environment in which new ideas, experimental designs, and robust systems are plentiful. 

Our teaching programmes are always among the top in Malaysia. We also enjoy strong links with industries, which helps to ensure that our research and teaching is well informed and relevant to the needs of society. 

Life for undergraduate majors centers around the various educational computing facility which is housed in the faculty. Apart from the major academic courses, all undergraduate students will participate in various Special Interest Groups (SIGs), aiming to promote students in applying and fostering their skills dan knowledge to industries and communities. 

These SIGs ranging from Intelligent Machines Club, Cyber Hack & Ethics to Video Innovation inculcate creativities and innovations of our students. In the final year of the four years of the undergraduate programs, students will embark on a final year project and five months of industrial attachment.

Life for postgraduate students will mainly focus on the three research centers within the faculty: the Center for Artificial Intelligence (CAIT), the Center for Software Technology & Management (SOFTAM), and the Center for Cyber Security (Siber). Students will belong to either of these research centers which support conducive and supportive research environments.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Information Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor of Software Engineering with Honours (Information System Development)
Duration: 4 Years 

Faculty of Information Science and Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 8921 6184 / 6174
Fax: +603 89256732 
Email: intakeftsm@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/ftsm

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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