Registration of New Students Ongoing at i-CATS for Bachelor’s Degree Programme in E-Commerce

Graduates Can Look Forward to Exciting Careers in the Digital Economy

Article by Corporate Communication Unit, PPKS

Registration of new students is ongoing at the International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (i-CATS), Kuching for the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in E-Commerce programme.

Commenting on the programme, Mr. Mohamad Isham Bin Fauzi, CEO of i-CATS highlighted, “The three-year Bachelor’s degree programme is offered in collaboration with Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL). The entire programme can be completed at our i-CATS West Campus, located at Jalan Stampin Timur, Kuching. For our students, this will result in considerable cost saving(s), especially on travel and living costs.”

Mr. Mohamad Isham emphasized, “This programme is a gateway to exciting careers in the digital economy. It prepares students for a wide range of leadership and managerial positions in an e-commerce environment. Indeed, with the increasing importance of Industry 4.0 and the Digital Economy, graduates of this Bachelor’s degree programme will be trained to thrive in an ever-changing and vibrant global economy.”

Mr. Mohammad Isham added, “With the support and guidance of the i-CATS team of experienced lecturers, students will acquire a broad base of career-relevant knowledge and skills. During their studies, in addition to theoretical concepts, they will acquire practical skills in the various aspects of business including information technology. An important area will be the enhancement of skills related to the selling and buying of organizational products and services via the global electronic system. Igniting the entrepreneurial spirit in our students will be a key pillar of the programme”.

With regard to financial assistance, Mr. Mohamad Isham shared that i-CATS would provide assistance to students in their application(s) for study loans from Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) and the Sarawak Foundation (Yayasan Sarawak).

Registration of new students for the current June/July intake will be ongoing until 12 July 2019. The next intake for the Bachelor’s degree programme will be for the September-October 2019 session. Students who meet any of the following requirements are eligible to enter the Bachelor’s degree programme: STPM (or its equivalent) with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects, and passed Mathematics and English at SPM level/UEC with Grade B in 5 subjects including a pass for both Mathematics and English/Completed an accredited Diploma or Foundation programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

i-CATS, a subsidiary of Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS), offers a wide range of industry relevant programmes. For more information, interested school leavers and their parents are invited to visit the i-CATS West Campus at Jalan Stampin Timur, Kuching or call 082-570888/451533. Enquiries may be sent via WhatsApp (019-8762100) or e-mail ( Information can also be obtained from i-CATS’s website:

Mr. Mohamad Isham Bin Fauzi, CEO of i-CATS (center) in a discussion with members of the i-CATS Management Team on the E-Commerce Bachelor’s degree programme.

Thumbs-up for the Bachelor’s degree programme: Mr. Mohamad Isham Bin Fauzi, CEO of i-CATS (center) with members of the i-CATS Management Team.