The swift developments in computer technology have resulted in an ongoing demand for computer science graduates. The study of computer science prepares one as a professional, capable of applying the principles of computing, latest technological advancements, and strong analytical & critical thinking skills to solve real-time problems.

This degree program aims to produce alumni that within three to five years after graduation are:

  • Valued as individual contributors in a software-oriented organization, to be programmers and designers in an entrepreneurial pursuit, to lead small projects and generally begin preparation for a management career, or to succeed in rigorous postgraduate programs.
  • Focus their careers on pure computer science technology or to bring computer science expertise to a companion discipline.
  • Think critically and creatively, communicate clearly, work effectively with others, and develop leadership skills.
  • Integrate computational principles with social, business, and ethical issues in modern society in the process of decision making.
  • Be professionally engaged in serving the needs of business, industry, government, and academic organizations.
  • Grow professionally through activities such as graduate study, continuing education, professional certifications, and participation in professional organizations.
  • Obtain moral characteristics and dependability in professional pursuits in computing

Career Pathways

  • Applications Developer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Computer Science Lecturer

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Students:

  • Pass Matriculation under the Ministry of Education with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR
  • Pass Foundation Studies and credit in Mathematics or equivalent; OR
  • Possess a Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or any other qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government or approved by the University Senate. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process; OR Any other Diploma with a minimum of CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
  • Pass Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects including Mathematics; OR
  • Fulfill other entry requirements that are recognized by the University Senate; AND
  • Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test

International Students:

  • A-Level with 2 principal passes and credit in Mathematics at O-level or equivalent, recognized by the Malaysian Government or fulfill any other entry requirements that are recognized by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500, or IUMW Intensive English Programme; AND
  • Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Programming Concept
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • English for Professional Communication
  • Digital Computer Fundamentals
  • Moral Studies/Islamic Studies
  • Data Structures
  • Multimedia Technology & Application (Elective I)
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Discrete Structure
  • English for Academic Writing
  • MPU 3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Student)/MPU 3133 Hubungan Etnik (Local Student)/MPU 3212 Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Year 2

  • Database Systems
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Automata and Theory of Computer Science
  • English for Research Writing
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Software Project Management
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Web Technology (Elective II)
  • Game Theory (Elective III)
  • English for Occupational Purposes

Year 3

  • Professional Ethical and Legal Aspects of Computing
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Project 1
  • System Software
  • Mobile Computing
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Advanced Database
  • Distributed Systems (Elective IV)
  • Project 2
  • Computer Graphics (Elective V)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Industrial Training

Fee Structure

Malaysian Student
International Student
1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM) 1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM)
16,300 13,600 13,600 21,300 15,200 15,200
Program taught in:
  • English

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