UTAR’s Industrial Intelligent Systems Programme Navigates the Digital Frontier
Build solid fundamentals in IT and learn new technologies such as robotics, AI and automation.
Updated 16 Oct 2023
Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), augmented reality and robotics have taken centre stage and revolutionised the way we live and work. To harness the full potential of these technologies, it's essential to bridge the gap between innovation and practical application. This is where the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)’s Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Industrial Intelligent Systems programme comes into play.
These technologies can transform industries, streamline processes and create unprecedented opportunities. From manufacturing and healthcare to finance and entertainment, these advances are no longer optional but a necessity to stay competitive. The synergy created by technology integration allows for the development of intelligent systems that can analyse vast amounts of data, make real-time decisions and execute tasks with precision. While the promise of these intelligent systems is captivating, their adoption has been slower than expected. The primary roadblock is talent shortage.
The Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Industrial Intelligent Systems programme at UTAR is the solution to these challenges. Students in this programme receive a comprehensive education, covering IT fundamentals like programming, networking, databases and cybersecurity, as well as core technologies vital for navigating the era of Industry 4.0. These include digitisation, data-driven decision-making, artificial intelligence, robotics, automation and migration strategies.
To ensure graduates are well-prepared for the ever-evolving technology landscape, UTAR takes a unique approach. They blend technical proficiency with essential soft skills through a work-based learning model. During their final year, students spend time in the industry, gaining hands-on experience and refining their problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
This real-world exposure allows students to develop essential interpersonal and communication skills in a professional setting, ensuring they are well-rounded professionals ready to take on the challenges of the modern workplace. Upon graduation, they can pursue roles such as system architects, system integrators, IT analysts, IT support engineers, IT project coordinators, digital transformation executives, data analysts and data strategists. The possibilities are vast.
In a world where technology is evolving faster than ever, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Enrolling in UTAR's Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Industrial Intelligent Systems programme will help you be at the forefront of technological advancements and carve a successful career in the digital age.