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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
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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 Software Engineering (Honours) 
Course Description

This programme equips students with the fundamental knowledge of software engineering with practical and analytical thinking skills in software development. It also provides students with basic managerial skills and innovation in creating business opportunities in the area of software engineering, as well as educational experience that motivates them to pursue higher level of study and life-long learning.

  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Software Requirement and Design
  • Web Design and Development
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
  • Software Testing and Quality
  • Database Development and Applications
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Software Maintenance
  • Operating Systems
  • Mini Project
  • Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Industrial Training (20 weeks)

Electives (Choose 2):

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Electronic Commerce

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/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics-/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  2. (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 Software Engineers
  • Junior Software Developers
  • Junior Software Testers
  • Junior Web Developers
  • Junior Database Administrators
  • Junior Systems Analysts

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

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