Computer Science Degree In Malaysia

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) degree program is designed to produce quality graduates who grasp a sound technical knowledge of the broad aspects of computer science. The program also provides an understanding of computer science as an academic discipline. This degree is validated by the University of Lincoln and upon successful completion of the program graduates are awarded two degree certificates.

The courses offer a comprehensive study program which covers a wide range of topics including object-oriented programming, artificial intelligence, mobile computing and computational mathematics, using languages and tools such as Java, C++, Android, SQL, and Phyton.

 

Why study Computer Science?

During this degree, you will study the techniques that underpin such areas as complex computing systems, computer graphics, computer security, web technology, mobile computing and artificial intelligence. If you wish to get a computer science degree in Malaysia, UOW Malaysia KDU Penang is definitely one of the top choices available.

You will also develop your technical skills in programming, software design, computer systems and operations. In addition, you will acquire a wide range of transferable skills that are sought after by many employers. At UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, we emphasize of enriching students with the necessary skillset and knowledge needed to excel in the modern working world. As a testament to our programs, our graduates enjoy high employment rates.

If you’re up for a challenge, you can consider a dual award degree in Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Computer and Network Technology

This degree provides pathways to:
Postgraduate Study

  • This program prepares you in deeper knowledge in foundation of Computer Science to pursue a Master’s degree in the areas of Intelligent Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision by research mode.

Career opportunities:
As a graduate of a computing discipline you may work as a

  • Systems Developer/ Web Programmer/ R&D software Engineer/ System Analyst/ Database programmer/Mobile developer/Technical support

Educational Partner:

Graduate with Professional Certifications

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College is collaborating with IBM Malaysia and their educational delivery partner, Teknoturf, to set up the IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) to offer a series of professional certification programs. For Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) students, the professional certification program offered under IBM ICE will be Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students will complete 4 IBM modules as part of their computing bachelor degree program to receive an additional professional award from the IBM Innovation Centre.

 

Professional Partner:

Program information

EMPLOYABILITY
Most students who have graduated followed the Computer Science degree program go into careers in software industry, extending from small and medium companies to multinationals. A number of our graduates have continued their studies at the universities, government services and teaching professions. More than 95% employment rate within the first 6 months upon graduation. On-campus career talks and walk-in interviews are regularly conducted for graduates.

 

QUALIFIED EDUCATORS WITH EXPERIENCE
Our academic staff has specialized in their field area, industry experience, and research activities. They are active researchers to bring innovative talents to share with students and in classroom. Our guest lecturers from industry also provide the current trends and technology enhancement among the students. Our facilitators are involved with Peer-Assisted Learning, in which the final year students provide optional support sessions during the semesters.

 

GRADUATE WITH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College is collaborating with IBM Malaysia and their delivering partner, Teknoturf, to setup IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) to offer a series of professional certification programs. For Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) students, the professional certification program offered under IBM ICE will be Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students will complete 4 IBM modules under this certification program.

 

INDUSTRY STANDARDS TECHNOLOGY FACILITY
Department of Computing has a wide range of software packages to support the computer science, computer games, animation, networking and business intelligence curriculum, including tools for software/apps development, mobile development, network simulations and more. There is free access to commercial software and servers to staff and students are available. The students are able to use UOW Malaysia KDU Cloud API storage to store their projects deployment.

 

STRONG INDUSTRY LINKAGES AND PARTNERSHIPS
Today’s cutting edge technology and competitiveness have increased globally within complex environment. To this end, the department of computing works closely with the manufacturing and software industry. It is an essential criterion in creating a robust and complete industry driven curriculum to suit the students and fit to work right after their graduation as well as increasing and taking advantage of research opportunities. The Industry Board of Department of Computing are made up of industry professionals to provide constructive feedback on our curriculum.  Employers include Intel, DELL, National Instruments, Motorola, etc.

 

INDUSTRY-READY
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College graduates are most wanted by the industry either for internship or immediate recruitment.  95% of our graduates are observed by the software industry within 3 months either before or after the completion of studies with UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College.

Duration
3 years
Program Location
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town
Core

YEAR 1

  • Principles of Programming
  • Computer Architecture
  • Database Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Networks
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Oral Communication
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Foundation of Human Computer Interaction
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • System Analysis and Design

 

YEAR 2

  • System Fundamentals
  • Database Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Operating Systems and Concurrency
  • Computer Graphics
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Social and Current Issues in Computing
  • Elective (2 subjects)

 

YEAR 3

  • Individual Project 1
  • Individual Project 2
  • Machine Learning
  • Parallel Computing
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Cyber Security
  • Knowledge Management
  • Industrial Training
  • Elective (1 subject)
Electives

YEAR 2

  • Introduction to Web Design
  • Data Visualisationfor Web
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Distributed Computing

 

YEAR 3

  • Image Processing
  • Autonomous Mobile Robotics
MPU
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysia and Global Issues
  • Global Social Responsibility
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
Notes

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programs)

Intake dates

2022

14 January 7 March 20 May 4 July 9 September 31 October
Estimated fees
Local students

Single Award – RM61,600
Dual Award – RM75,400

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International students

Single Award – RM67,680
Dual Award – RM81,840

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Notes

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

STPM :
2 Principal Passes with min. Grade C in any 2 subjects and Credit at SPM level or equivalent in:

  1. Additional Mathematics or;
  2. Mathematics and any 1 subject in Science, Technology or Engineering

OR

2 Principal Passes (Science Stream) with min. Grade C in 1 Mathematics subject and one subject in Science/ICT.

 

GCE A Level :
Single Award
2 Principal Passes in any 2 subjects and Credit at SPM level or equivalent in:

  1. Additional Mathematics; or
  2. Mathematics and any one subject in Science, Technology or Engineering

Dual Award
2 Principal Passes (CC) in any 2 subjects and Credit in:

  1. Additional Mathematics; or
  2. Mathematics and any 1 subjects in Science, Technology or Engineering at SPM level or equivalent

 

UEC :
5 Credits  including Mathematics and Science/ICT subject

 

Foundation/Matriculation :
Single Award
Pass with min. CGPA of 2.00 and Credit at SPM level or equivalent in:

  1. Additional Mathematics; or
  2. Mathematics and any one subjects in Science, Technology or Engineering

Dual Award
Pass with min. CGPA of 3.00 and Credit at SPM level or equivalent in:

  1. Additional Mathematics; or
  2. Mathematics and any 1 subjects in Science, Technology or Engineering

 

Australian Matriculation/ Foundation :
Single Award
ATAR score of 55

Dual Award
ATAR score of 70

 

Diploma :

  1. Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology / Information System or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.50; or
  2. Any Diploma in science and technology with minimum CGPA 2.50.

Note: Candidate for category (i) and (ii) with CGPA under 2.50 but more than 2.00 may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment process by institution.

English Requirement

Local Student:
Single Award
Pass English at SPM level; or MUET Band 2; or Band 5.0 in IELTS

Dual Award
Credit in English (Min C) at SPM level; or MUET Band 4; or Band 6.0 in IELTS (with no component below 5.5)

 

International Student:
Single Award
Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 42(IBT) or 410(PBT) in TOEFL

Dual Award
Band 6.0 in IELTS (with no component below 5.5); or a min score of 79(IBT) or 488(PBT) in TOEFL

Notes

If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award program:
SPM English Credit (min. C); or SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (min. C); or UEC English (min. B6); or Cambridge English 169 with no element below 162; or PTE Academic (59); or UOW Malaysia KDU English Entrance Test (73)

 

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