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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull TIme
Fees (International Student)36,100
CampusKuala Lumpur, Penang
FacultyFaculty of Computing and Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management Mathematics with Computing Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Interactive Software Technology Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) in Enterprise Information Systems Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development

Course Description

The Diploma in Computer Science programme is designed to train students in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for analysis, design and development of software and website. Students will learn the foundation courses in computer science such as operating systems, computer network, computer systems architecture, object-oriented programming techniques, database, calculus, statistics, algebra and discrete mathematics. Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 20 weeks of industrial training and to carry out real-life projects on computer science. All such training will add value to their qualification and later to their employment opportunities. 

  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Computer Architecture
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Database Development and Applications
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Interface Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
  • Operating System
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms
  • System and Software Development Fundamental
  • Advanced Computing Techniques
  • Mini Project
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Industrial Training (20 weeks)

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English for Tertiary Studies
  • Academic English
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Integrity and Anti Corruption
  • Co-curricular
Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level -  3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subjects:

  1. (1), (2) and (3)  SPM Credit in Additional Mathematics/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics-Additional/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  2. ii) (1), (2) and (3) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.


  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
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Career Prospects
  • Junior Analyst Programmers
  • Junior Systems Analysts
  • Junior Software Engineers
  • Junior Systems Engineers
  • Junior Research Officers
  • Junior Quantitative Analysts
  • Junior Software Developers

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

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