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Bachelor Of Computer Science In Data Science With Honours

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
3 years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full time
Approval Code
N/481/6/0828; 12/2025
Accreditation Code
MQA/PA 14042


Overview

The Bachelor of Computer Science in Data Science with Honours aims to equip graduates with specialised knowledge and sound principles to analyse and solve real-world data science problems. These are combined with sustainability and lifelong learning, further enriching the content of this programme. Furthermore, it addresses the increasing demand for graduates who possess strong analytical, ICT and other skills which will enhance their training as a data science professional. These skills can then be deployed to achieve success in their future career pathways.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • A pass in STPM with a minimum grade of C (CGPA 2.00) in any TWO (2) subjects or any equivalent qualification; OR
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid in any TWO (2) subjects;

    AND a credit in:

    • Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; OR
    • Mathematics and any one of the Science, Technology or Engineering subjects at SPM level or its equivalent. Candidates need to take a bridging Mathematics course equivalent to Additional Mathematics with appropriate topics in the discipline of Computer Science, Data Science or Software Engineering at the beginning of the study.

    OR

  • A pass in STPM (Science Stream) or its equivalent with a minimum grade of C (CGPA 2.00) in Mathematics subject and ONE (1) Science / ICT subject; OR
  • Diploma in Computing (Level 4, MQF) or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 Candidates with a CGPA below 2.50 but more than 2.00 may be admitted subject to a thorough internal evaluation process; OR
  • Any Diploma in Science and Technology (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75. Candidates with a CGPA below 2.75 but more than 2.00 may be admitted subject to a thorough internal evaluation process; OR
  • Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) in Computing fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board’s approval; OR
  • Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) in Computing fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board’s approval. 

Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 1/2016):

The terms of credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level for the candidate with STPM, STAM, Diploma or Matriculation/Foundation qualification can be exempted if the candidate obtained Mathematics and its achievement is equivalent or higher than the required credit of Additional Mathematics at the SPM level.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR

Academic Requirements

SPM/O Level

Pass with 5 credits (C) including Mathematics (C)

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits(B6), including Mathematics

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%, including minimum 50% score in Mathematics

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM / O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%, including minimum 60% score in Mathematics

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the undergraduate programme.
For International Students
IELTS
Band 5.0
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
154
TOEFL IBT
42
Pearson Test of English
47
MUET
Band 3

  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the undergraduate programme.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Database Management Systems
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Statistics and its Applications
  • Fundamentals of Data Science
  • Co-Operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Business Law- Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Database Design
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Management for Data Science
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Information and Network Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Business Communications
  • Fundamentals of Management
Year 3
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Big Data
  • Digital Marketing
  • Independent Project 1
  • Machine Learning For Data Science
  • Business Analytics
  • Strategic Management
  • Independent Project 2
  • Co-Operative Placement 2
  • Co-Operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
  2. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
    (Falsafah dan Isu Semasa)
For foreign students:
  1. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3)

Career Opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Wrangler/Munger/Miner
  • Data Analytics Manager
  • Business Analyst Manager
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • IT Risk Analyst
  • Advance Analytics Professional
  • Data Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
  • Analytics Manager
  • Data Visualisation Developer

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 82,580

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

(without bridging course)
RM 93,210

(with bridging course)
RM 94,560

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