Diploma in Software Engineering

Diploma in Software Engineering

KP/JPS(R/481/4/0394)01/19
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 2.5 Year
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 program 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.

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 III Minimum CGPA of 2.00
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT Kindly refer the Faculty
CPU/CIMP Kindly refer the Faculty
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Academic English, Communication Skills In English I, Computer Ethics, Computing Fundamentals and Applications, Database Administration, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Programming, Introduction to Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design, MPU(U1), MPU(U2), MPU(U3)

Major Elective Subjects: IT Environment and Skills Sharing, Programming in VB.Net, Data Communication and Networking

Year 2

Communication Skills in English II, Computer Architecture, Requirement Engineering, Data Structure and Algorithms, Software Project Management, MPU(U4), Mobile System & Software Development, Operating System, Programming in Java, Software Testing and Implementation Methods, IT Project, Software Quality Management

Major Elective Subjects: IT Environment and Skills Sharing, Programming in VB.Net, Data Communication and Networking

Free Elective Subjects: E-Commerce, Multimedia and Web Development, Internet Programming, Accounting Methods, Introduction to Economics, Mathematic Analysis.

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 RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/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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