Message from Head of School
Welcome to the School of Information Technology at Monash Malaysia!
The School of Information Technology is an integral part of the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, which is ranked 63rd in Engineering and Technology by the 2018/19 Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, and 36th by 2018 QS Subject Ranking. The School offers Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Computer Science (Honour) and Master of Business Information Systems, and the quality of the program is underpinned by the undifferentiated degree and accreditation by the Australian Computer Society. The School also offers Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honour) in collaboration with the School of Engineering, and this program is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia. The school also offers MPhil and PhD degrees in Computer Science.
The Monash program differentiates itself not only by emphasising the fundamentals but also stressing on practical skills and experience. Our strong link with industries means that industry based learning opportunities can take on an international significance, enabling our students graduating with work-ready skills and professional practices. While maintaining the high education standard and diverse learning experience, the School is also developing a strong research culture. Our areas of expertise span across artificial intelligence, cyber security, data science, digital health and software engineering, and our research are externally funded by government competitive schemes, industry, and international funding agencies. The School is equipped with the state-of-the-art computing facilities, and additional computing resources can be accessed via campus high-performance computing platform as well as the facilities in Monash University Australia.
The School is highly committed to develop a high performing and supportive environment for the best talents in Malaysia and in the region to advance their academic careers. You are encouraged to browse our website and learn more about life and career at our School, and we would be more than delighted to answer your queries and to accommodate your visits.
Professor Anthony Guo
Head of School
School of Information Technology
Who We Are
School of Information Technology was established to cater for the demand in Malaysia and produce highly qualified, knowledgeable and competitive graduates in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems and Information Technology.
Monash is the only university in the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) that has a dedicated faculty in IT. Bachelor of Computer Science at Monash is one of the highest ranked programs offered in Malaysia. Under the dedicated academics with a variety of expertise, the students gain skills required to compete as an IT professional ranging from technical computing to business computing with a wide spread of units taught.
The courses offered at IT has two main blends: Computer Science and Software Engineering at undergraduate level with a choice of optional subjects in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Security. At postgraduate level, our Master’s in Business Information Systems degree program provides a blend of two flavours to the students: IT and Business. Those who are passionate in research have the Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy program to choose between.
Subject and Discipline Rankings
- Ranked #1 in Australia and #57 in the world for Engineering and Technology, Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2018.
- Ranked #36 in the world for Engineering and Technology, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.
- Ranked in the top 100 in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems, QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018.
University Wide Rankings
- Monash is in the top one per cent of world universities - 80th in the world - according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2018).
- Monash is ranked as the 59th university in the world according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
- Monash is ranked 78th in the world according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.