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)
PEO1 To produce competent, ethical and professional software engineering (SE) graduates, who can provide quality services to client in relation to Software Engineering (A/C)
PEO2 To produce graduates engaged in lifelong pursuit of knowledge and interdisciplinary learning in software infrastructure technology
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)
PLO1 Describe, theoretical and technical knowledge, relevant skills in the field of Software Engineering (C)
PLO2 Apply theoretical knowledge within the Software Engineering field by aplying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study (C)
PLO3 Demonstrate ability to apply practical skills within Software Engineering field by applying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study. (P)
PLO4 Adopt interpersonal (4) and teamwork skills in providing computing and technology services (A)
PLO5 Convey ideas in related to computing technology services n written and oral (A)
PLO6 Applying range of information, media and technology applications / digital platform (6) for efficient service delivery
PLO7 Solve problems with analytical and appropriate numeracy skills to improve organizational performance ( C )
PLO8 Adopt leadership skills with sense of autonomy and responsibility (8) within organizational parameters (A)
PLO9 Engage in lifelong learning skills for personal development (A)
PLO10 Practice managerial skills (8) with entrepreneurial mindset in computing technology services (A/C)
PLO11 Demonstrate ethical values and professionalism (11) in enhancing the image and integrity of computing technology services (A)

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

SPM Minimum 3Cs (including Mathematics)
O-Level Minimum 3Cs (including Mathematics)
UEC Minimum 3Bs (including Mathematics)
Certificate/SKM III Minimum CGPA of 2.00 with a C in SPM Mathematics
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS 4
TOEFL (PBT) 397
TOEFL (IBT) 30
PTE 36
MUET BAND 2
Cambridge English 140

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 Fees RM24,440.00
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) RM26,400
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM26,300.00
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) 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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