HIGH VALUE: MSU systems analyst courses based on market requirements
SHAH ALAM: A SYSTEMS analyst is responsible for researching, planning and recommending software and system choices to meet an organisation's business requirements.
They carry out feasibility studies on a computer system before making recommendations to the senior management. They may also be responsible for developing cost analyses, design considerations and implementation timelines.
A systems analyst performs the following tasks:
INTERACTING with the customers to know their requirements;
WORKING with designers to convey the interface of the software;
GUIDING the coders and developers in keeping track of system developments;
PERFORMING system tests using sample and real data with the help of testers; and,
SUCCESSFULLY implementing the new system.
To complement the needs of systems analyst experts, the Management & Science University (MSU) is offering degree programmes in computer science, information and communication technology, computer engineering, business computing and computer forensics.
These are available at MSU's Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering.
MSU has designed its academic programmes and developed their curriculum based on market requirements. This is to ensure the employability of its graduates.
This is in line with MSU's vision of becoming a specialised university of choice and providing holistic academic standards that meet the needs of the industry and the nation, while maintaining the highest ethical standards.
The latest tracer study by the university reveals that 95 per cent of MSU graduates secure employment within six months of graduating.
This illustrates how effective the programmes have been in career development.
Global exposure, via MSU's international student exchange programme unit, further strengthens its graduates' employability.
MSU also offers medicine, health sciences, business management, professional studies, foundation and postgraduate programmes.
For information, call 03-5521 6868 or visit www.msu.edu.my.