Diploma in Software Engineering

Diploma in Software Engineering

KP/JPS(R/481/4/0394)1/24
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 2.5 years
Credits: 94
Level of Study:
Field of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

Software in general is a set of programs instructing a computer to do a specific task which serves computational purpose. Whereas, Engineering is all about developing products using well-defined scientific principles and methods.

When put together, Software Engineering means applying the principles of engineering to the software development field.

Is this programme for me?

This programme is a good choice for those who like to learn the technical aspects of computer systems and appreciate the way how these systems are able to interact with people.

What will I learn?

Students will learn the skills needed to design software that is user friendly, affordable, and easy to maintain.

The students will learn the fundamentals of computer programming and system design in their studies. They will also develop problem-solving and communication skills.

What should I expect?

Graduates from these courses will be trained to design, construct and maintain computer programs based on what users need. They can develop a programme for just one person or for many to use separately. In terms of programming or coding, they tell a computer line by line how to function. Designing new hardware, software and systems will be part of the job as well.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (PEO)
PEO1To produce graduates with the essential knowledge and principles in software engineering disciplines.
PEO2To produce competent graduates who can apply Software Engineering knowledge and technology in practice.
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.
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)
PLO1Describe theoretical and technical knowledge, relevant skills in the field of Software Engineering.
PLO2Demonstrate the application of knowledge within Software Engineering field by applying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study.
PLO3Apply a range of essential methods and procedures to solve a broad range of problems in the field of Software Engineering. Review, make adjustments and supervise related practices and processes concerning field of Software Engineering.
PLO4Convey 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.
PLO5Use a range of information, media and technology applications to support study or work. Use and combine numerical and graphical/visual data for study/work.
PLO6Work and show leadership and professionalism in managing responsibilities within broad organizational parameters.
PLO7Engage in self-directed lifelong learning and professional pathways. Demonstrate entrepreneurial competency with selected projects.
PLO8Demonstrate adherence and ability to identify ethical issues, make decision ethically and act professionally within the varied social and professional environment practice.

What is the progression pathway after completing the Diploma?

Diploma graduates will enjoy one year of credit exemption to pursue their degree in Software Engineering.

Or, you can start working once you complete your diploma to gain working experience.

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

SPMMinimum 3Cs (including Mathematics)
O-LevelMinimum 3Cs (including Mathematics)
UECMinimum 3Bs (including Mathematics)
Certificate/SKM IIIMinimum CGPA of 2.00 with a C in SPM Mathematics
Other QualificationsAs recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS4
TOEFL (PBT)397
TOEFL (IBT)30
PTE36
MUETBAND 2
Cambridge English140

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Communication Skills In English I, Office Application Software, Computer Ethics, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, Data Communication and Networking, Communication Skills In English II, Introduction to Programming, Modern Database Management, Human Computer Interaction, Elective Module 1, MPU Subjects (U1, U2, U3)

Year 2

Mathematics Analysis, Requirements Engineering, Computer Architecture, Programming In Java, Mobile System & Software Development, Software Project Management, Software Testing and Implementation Methods, Elective Module 2, IT Project, Data Structure and Algorithms, Elective Module 3, Operating System, Software Quality Management, MPU Subject (U4)

Year 3

Industrial Training

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM24,440.00
Deposit (Refundable)RM250.00
InsuranceRM70.00/year
Other FeesSemS/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate)RM26,400
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM26,300.00
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)RM36,800.00

OUR SUCCESS STORY

CAREER CHOICES

The career opportunities both in the government and private sector include:

  • Software Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • IT Assistant Executive
  • Software Technical Support Officer
  • Software Sales Representative

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How much will I make?

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of RM 51,406 per year. But of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for. Experience greatly influences income for this job. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

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