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.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (PEO)
PEO1 To 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.
PEO2 To produce competent and highly demanded computer science professionals in the employment market.
PEO3 To produce graduates who demonstrate professionalisme, resilience commitment to an ethical work culture, sustainability issues and an awareness of global citizenship in alignment with national aspirations.
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)
PLO1 Describe comprehensive, theoretical and technical knowledge, relevant skills in the field of Computer Science. (CLUSTER 1 - Knowledge and Understanding)
PLO2 Demonstrate intellectual independence in the application of knowledge within Computer Science field by applying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study. (CLUSTER 2 - Cognitive Skills)
PLO3 Apply 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 concerning field of Computer Science (CLUSTER 3.1 - Practical Skills)
PLO4 Convey ideas both written and oral forms using appropriate and different 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)
PLO5 Use 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)
PLO6 Work autonomously, and show leadership and professionalisme in managing responsibilities within broad organizational parameters. (CLUSTER 3.4 - Leadership, Autonomy and Responsibility)
PLO7 Engage effectively in self-directed lifelong learning and professional pathways.   Demonstrate entrepreneurial competency with selected projects. (CLUSTER 4 - Personal and Entrepreneurial Skills)
PLO8 Demonstrate adherence and ability to identify ethical issues make decision ethically and act professionally within the varied social and professional environment practice. (CLUSTER 5 - Ethics and Professionalisme)

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes (including Mathematics and Science/ICT)
Diploma/HND Minimum CGPA of 2.50 in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Information Systems or Science & Technology or equivalent. Applicants with CGPA above 2.00 may apply for admission pending internal assessment.
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes (C) (including Mathematics and Science/ICT)
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including Mathematics)
Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a C in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent, OR
Minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a C in Mathematics and Science/Technology/Engineering subject at SPM level or equivalent. Candidates are required to take a Mathematics subject as part of the degree programme study.
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMP Average of 60% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications * Mathematics requirements can be exempted if the Matriculation Program or Foundation Studies offered a Mathematics subject which is equivalent/greater than the Additional Mathematics at SPM level.

* As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS 6
TOEFL (PBT) 537
TOEFL (IBT) 60
PTE 59
MUET BAND 4
Cambridge English 169

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Technical & Professional Communication, Discrete Structure, Fundamental of Software Engineering, Computer Architecture, Ethics & Professional Conducts, Operating System, System Analysis & Design, Database Concepts, Data Communication & Networking, Programming Fundamental, MPU Subjects (U1, U2)

Year 2

Distributed & Parallel Computing, Object Oriented Programming, Human-Computer, Interaction, Information System Security, Data Structure & Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science, Network & Data Security, Software Project Management, MPU Subjects (U3)

Free Module Subjects:

Knowledge Management/Introduction to E-Commerce/Business Economics/Organization Management/Additional Mathematics/ Basic Marketing/Basic Accounting & Finance/Human Communication/Effective Reading Skills

Free Elective Subjects:

Introduction to Statistics/Mobile Programming/Routing and Switching Essentials

Year 3

Applied Programming, IT Project I, Web Systems and Technologies, Big Data Analysis, IT Project II, Computer Graphics, MPU Subjects (U4)

Free Module Subjects:

Introduction to Corporate Multimedia/Innovation Management/Creative Writing/Land Economics & Property Market/ French/Mandarin/Japanese/Bahasa Melayu

Free Elective Subjects:

Enterprise System/ Scaling Networks, Connecting Networks

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM51,600.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM53,900.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM54,000.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM600.00/year
Medical Examination RM250.00/year
Visa Processing RM360.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM64,700.00

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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