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Diploma in Computer Studies

Offered by: UOW Malaysia KDU University College
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration2 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusUOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
FacultySchool of Computing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

With KDU’s Diploma in Computer Studies, students will learn the application of IT knowledge to solve practical problems in industry or commerce. The programme covers information technology concepts, the practical operation of hardware and software, and the awareness of how computers affect work, home and play.

Students are given a solid, well-rounded foundation in the theory and application of general computing plus the basics of programming. Based on real-world industry requirements, they also gain the relevant skills and experience sought by today’s top technology employers. Not only that, this diploma programme also offers students the flexibility of combining their interests in computing with other areas of study and application.

Upon completion, students can decide to join the workforce or progress to the engineering degree programmes at KDU, as well as other institutions locally or internationally.



  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Security
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Database Systems
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Internet & Web Technologies
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis & Design
  • User Interface Design
  • VB. Net Programming 
  • Tertiary English 1
  • Tertiary English 2


  • Creative Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Java Programming
  • Mobile Technology
  • Networking & Operating Systems
  • Professional Placement
  • Systems Administration & Management
  • Technopreneurship


  • Malaysia Culture & Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Communitiy
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 3 credits (inclusive of Mathematics)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 credits (inclusive of Mathematics)
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Local Student : Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
International Student : Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL

*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.

Intake Months13 Jan/26 Mar/1 June/10 Sep
Career Prospects
  • Programmer
  • IT Executive
  • IT Administrator
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Solution Deliver Manager
  • Research Officer
  • Consultants
  • IT Manager
  • IT Marketing Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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