Bachelor Of Computer Science (Honours)

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
3 Years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R2/481/6/0290; 10/2023
Accreditation Code
A 9516


Overview

If you are interested in obtaining the latest technical skills in computer programming and the application of innovative technology, this is the ideal programme for you. Students will be equipped with in-depth and hands-on knowledge of the principles of software design and development as well as key operational and technical aspects of computing. Students will also master the relevant industry skills such as analysis and design, programming, software building and maintenance of new developments. 

About the Programme

 

Assessments

Coursework percentage and written examination percentage.

 

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​UCSI Foundation year

CGPA of 2.0, and credit (C) in Additional Mathematics or credit (C) in Mathematics and one of the Science, Technology or Engineering subjects at SPM level.

STPM

(Science stream) CGPA of 2.0 and Credit (C ) in Mathematics and one Science/ICT

(Non-science stream) CGPA of 2.0 and Credit (C ) in Additional Mathematics or Mathematics and STEM subject at SPM/O level

​A-Level

(Science stream) CGPA of 2.0 and Credit (C ) in Mathematics and one Science/ICT

(Non-science stream) CGPA of 2.0 and Credit (C ) in Additional Mathematics or Mathematics and STEM subject at SPM/O level

​UEC

Minimum 5 credits (B6), including Additional Mathematics

​National Matriculation

CGPA of 2.0, and credit (C) in Additional Mathematics or credit (C) in Mathematics and one of the Science, Technology or Engineering subjects at SPM level.

​International Baccalaureate (IB)

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Additional Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent

AUSMAT/HSC/SACE/TEE/WACE/SAM

Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Additional Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent

Australian Year 12

Credit (C ) in Mathematics and Science subject

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

Minimum overall average of 60% inclusive of minimum 60% score in Additional Mathematics

Diploma programmes (Computing and ICT-related diploma)

CGPA 2.5

Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 1/2016 & MQA Bil 2/2016):

1. 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 STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 50% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

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*

Minimum B+ in the English Language subject at SPM or Minimum A2 in UEC level or Minimum C in SPM English Language 1119/ O Level English/ IGCSE or 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.

For International Students*

Minimum English language competency requirements are as follows: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (440) or TOEFL IBT (42) or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (47) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 3) or Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests (154).

International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Database Management Systems
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Database Administration
  • Introduction to Internet Technologies
  • Co-Operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Design
  • Research Methods in Computing
  • Networking
  • Software Project Management
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Business System Development Tools
  • Cloud Computing
  • Database Technology
Year 3
  • Programming for Computer Science
  • Object-Oriented Methods
  • Project Formulation
  • Application Layer Programming
  • Network Security Design
  • Business Case Project
  • Project Design and Implementation
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Web Programming
  • Co-Operative Placement 2
  • Co-Operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

In the world of computing, qualified graduates with the appropriate skills and aptitude are high in demand. Our graduates are qualified to pursue the following positions:

  • Software Engineers
  • System Analysts
  • Database Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Web Developers
  • Computer Games Developers
  • IT Consultants
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialists
  • IT Support Engineers

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 69,620

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 79,900

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International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Information Technology2+1 / 1+2Middlesex UniversityUnited Kingdom£ 13,700
Bachelor of Computer Science1.5 + 1.5University of QueenslandAustraliaAUD 45,120
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Information Technology 2+1University of the West of England, BristolUnited Kingdom£ 13,000

For enquiry, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.
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