Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)

KP/JPS(R2/481/6/0307)08/23
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 3 years
Credits: 120
Level of Study:
Field of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

The computer revolution has brought computers to almost every home. Over the years, the use of computers has transformed the way we run our everyday lives. The way we communicate and spread information around the world has changed immensely with the emergence of the internet and social media.

Nowadays, practically everyone is a computer user which creates the demand for computer programmers. To get computers to do what you want them to do requires certain knowledge and skills. Computer science is a programme that can equip you with the understanding and skills required to operate a computer.

This programme is a study of computers that requires thinking in both intellectual and physical terms. It can be seen on a higher level, as a science of problem solving. The field of computer science spans several core areas such as programming, computer theory, scientific computing, hardware and software.

Is this programme for me?

If you enjoy knowing every little bit about computers and what it can do, you may already have the interest to be a computer scientist.

If you like solving computer problems yourself, maybe you have already started doing a little programming without you even realizing it. You might as well obtain the credentials needed to become an expert.

What will I learn?

This course involves the understanding and design of computers and computational process. It ranges from theoretical studies of algorithms to practical problems of implementation in terms of computational hardware and software.

This programme is developed in consultation with industry to prepare students for one of the fastest growing professions today. It equips graduates with skills to be technically competent in the analysis, development and implementation of computer systems.

The courses is delivered in a small-class environment through lectures, labs, tutorials and individual consultations. Case-study analysis and problem-solving approaches are adopted to enhance student learning.

Why studying this course is a smart choice?

It is obvious that the world runs on computers. Technology has taken over almost everything. The skills obtained from this programme will be applicable across practically every industry in today’s technology dependent world.

You can basically turn your love for computers into an exciting and rewarding career.

What should I expect?

IT professionals are responsible for designing, developing, supporting and managing computer hardware, software, and information networks, including the internet. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to assist in the implementation of these IT activities, including skills needed for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (PEO)
PEO1To produce graduates who demonstrate a thorough comprehension of broad based and coherent
body of knowledge and skills for para and full professional work embedding research, innovation and
creativity in Computer Science field.
PEO2To produce competent and highly demanded computer science professionals in the employment
market.
PEO3To produce graduates who demonstrate professionalism, resilience commitment to an ethical
work culture, sustainability issues and an awareness of global citizenship in alignment with national
aspirations.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)
PLO1Demonstrate comprehensive, theoretical and technical knowledge, relevant skills in the field of Computer Science.(CLUSTER 1 - Knowledge and Understanding)
PLO2Demonstrate intellectual independence in the application of knowledge within the field of Computer Science by applying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study.(CLUSTER 2 - Cognitive Skills)
PLO3Apply a range of essential methods and procedures to solve a broad range of complex problems in the field of Computer Science. Review, make adjustments and supervise related practices and processes in the field of Computer Science(CLUSTER 3.1 - Practical Skills)
PLO4Convey ideas in both written and oral forms using appropriate forms of presentation, confidently, accurately, and coherently in appropriate content in a well-structured manner to a diversity of audiences.(CLUSTER 3.2 - Interpersonal and Communication Skills)
PLO5Use a broad range of information, media and technology applications to support study or work. Use and combine numerical and graphical/visual data for study/work.(CLUSTER 3.3 - Digital and Numeracy Skills)
PLO6Work autonomously, and show leadership and professionalism in managing responsibilities within broad organizational parameters.(CLUSTER 3.4 - Leadership, Autonomy and Responsibility)
PLO7Engage effectively in self-directed lifelong learning and professional pathways. Demonstrate entrepreneurial competency with selected projects.(CLUSTER 4 - Personal and Entrepreneurial Skills)
PLO8Demonstrate adherence and ability to identify ethical issues make decisions ethically and act professionally within the varied social and professional environment.(CLUSTER 5 - Ethics and Professionalism)

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

STPMMinimum 2 principal passes and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
Diploma/HNDMinimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. Applicant with CGPA above 2.00 and a credit in Additional Mathematics may apply for admission pending internal assessment
A-LevelMinimum 2 Principal Passes and a C in Additional Mathematics at O-Level/SPM
UECMinimum 5Bs (including Mathematics)
Foundation / MatriculationMinimum CGPA of 2.00 and a C in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
SAM/HSC/AUSMATTER/UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMPAverage of 60% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
IB26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications-- Candidates without a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the Diploma programme contains subjects in Mathematics that is equivalent to Additional Mathematics at SPM level

-- Candidates with a credit in computing related subject at SPM or STPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS6
TOEFL (PBT)537
TOEFL (IBT)60
PTE59
MUETBAND 4
Cambridge English169

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Programming Fundamentals, Computer Architecture, Database Concepts, Discrete Structure, Fundamentals of Software Engineering, System Analysis & Design, Interactive Skills, Technical & Professional Communication, MPU(U1) 1, MPU(U1) 2, Data Communication & Networking

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to E-Commerce, Business Economics, Organization Management, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Scaling and Connecting Networks, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages

Field Elective Subjects:, Distributed & Parallel Computing, Broadband Network, Mobile Programming, Open Source Development, Multimedia Networking, Network and Data Security, Routing and Switching Essentials, Fundamentals of Multimedia

Year 2

Management Information System, Data Structure & Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming, Operating System, Object Oriented Technique, MPU(U2), MPU(U3), Ethics And Professional Conducts, Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, Software Project Management

Field Elective Subjects: Distributed & Parallel Computing, Broadband Network, Mobile Programming, Open Source Development, Multimedia Networking, Network and Data Security, Routing and Switching Essentials, Fundamentals of Multimedia

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to E-Commerce, Business Economics, Organization Management, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Scaling and Connecting Networks, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages

Year 3

Advanced Programming, Computer Graphics, Internet Programming, IT Project I, IT Project II, MPU(U4)

Field Elective Subjects: Distributed & Parallel Computing, Broadband Network, Mobile Programming, Open Source Development, Multimedia Networking, Network and Data Security, Routing and Switching Essentials, Fundamentals of Multimedia

Free Modules Subjects: Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to E-Commerce, Business Economics, Organization Management, Basic Marketing, K-Management, Basic Accounting & Finance, Human Communication, Scaling and Connecting Networks, Effective Reading Skills, Introduction to Corporate Multimedia, Innovation Management, Creative Writing, Land Economics & Property Market, Foreign Languages, Industrial Training / Apprenticeship

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM51,600.00
Deposit (Refundable)RM250.00
InsuranceRM70.00/year
Other FeesSemS/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate)RM53,900.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM54,000.00
Caution Fee (Refundable)RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative FeeRM4,800.00
Medical InsuranceRM600.00/year
Medical ExaminationRM250.00/year
Visa ProcessingRM360.00/year
Other FeesSemS/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate)RM64,600.00

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Is there any professional recognition for this programme?

Yes. The professional recognition is The Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL). CTFL is recognized in the industry as a professional certificate.

How does the professional recognition for this programme benefit me?

The Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) is the only professional body that provides The Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) test.

IUKL collaborates with MSTB by way of free certification training provided by them for our local students. The students are given 5 days of training and the certification's examination (for the first attempt only).

OUR SUCCESS STORY

CAREER CHOICES

All companies now have an IT department in which they will need the expertise in this area. This qualification opens up a variety of doors in the exciting world of technology. You are suited to jobs in the IT and associated industries which gives you a wide area of career options to choose from. You will be suited for positions such as:

  • System Analyst
  • System Designer
  • System Developer
  • Web/System Administrator
  • Database Administrator

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How much will I make?

The average salary for a degree holder in this field is RM 65,146 per year. But, of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.

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