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Diploma in Computer Science

Offered by: Nilai University
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 years (7 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)31500/Course
FacultyFaculty Of Science & Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Study Abroad PathwayYes
Course Description

As information technology is assimilated into almost every aspect of our daily lives, this sector will continue to experience a positive growth in the coming years. This internationally-recognised diploma prepares you for the job market where you will be able to apply the skills and know-how to effectively execute a wide range of services such as software analysis and management, database administration and design, programming as well as web, multimedia and systems development. Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a degree programme at Nilai University or proceed to complete a relevant degree with our reputable partner universities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

  • Understanding Computing
  • Computer Organisation
  • Database Development
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Data Communication
  • Operating Systems
  • Structured Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Data Structure
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Visual Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Web Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Basic Business Administration
ELECTIVES (Choose 3)
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Fundamental of Management
  • Internet Programming
  • Information Systems
  • Computing Project
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Graduate Preparatory Course

  • Food and Culture OR Environment and Development in Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Internship
  • Basic Academic English
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

* Pengajian Malaysia 2 is for local students while Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 is for international students.

? Entry from Diploma into the Degree is subject to meeting programme & relevant entry requirements.

Entry Requirements
  • SPM: 3Cs including Mathematics
  • UEC: 3Bs including Mathematics
  • STPM/A-Level: 1C and a credit in SPM Mathematics
  • SKM/SKK/Certificate (MQF Level 3 in related field: Pass and pass SPM with a credit in SPM Mathematics

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (for international students)*

  • IELTS: 4.0 OR
  • TOEFL: 397 (PBT)/ 30 (iBT) OR
  • Pearson: 30 OR
  • MUET: 2

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirement may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL / IELTS examination.

Intake MonthsJan, May & Oct

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

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