BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (HONS)

KPT/JPS(FA 0432)07/21

Develop expertise in computing to solve complex, challenging problems.

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in KDU offers students a strong foundation that allows for the adoption and adaptation of new technologies and new ideas. The programme focuses from theory through programming, to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, and also emphasises the critical areas of the dynamic computing industry through its specialisations: 
  • Computer Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Data Science 
Upon completion of this programme, graduates will understand how and why various computer processes operate the way they do and be able to design and develop systems that meet specific requirements. They will emerge as highly sought-after experts with interdisciplinary computer science knowledge and skills; often commanding high salaries in this field.

Career Options​
 
Computer Security
  • Malware Analyst
  • Network Penetration Tester
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Designer
  • Security Operations Centre Analyst
Mobile Computing
  • Android Mobile Developer
  • iOS Mobile Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Mobile App Tester
  • Mobile Engineer
Data Science
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Mining Engineer

...and many more
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Database Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to Security
  • Java Programming
  • Object Oriented System Analysis and Design
  • Academic English 1
YEAR 2
  • Computer Ethics and Law
  • Intelligent System
  • Operating System
  • Principles of Software Engineering
  • Research Methodology
  • Designing for Usability & User Experience
  • Elective (1 subject)
YEAR 3
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Final Year Project
  • Internship
  • Integrative Consultancy Project
  • Elective (2 subject)

MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A* 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia 
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)

* Notes:
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for Malaysian students
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes) 
Specialisations
YEAR 2
SPECIALISATION
DATA SCIENCEMOBILE COMPUTINGCOMPUTER SECURITY
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Data Science Toolbox
  • Computer System Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Wireless and Mobile Technology
  • Computer System Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures
YEAR 3
SPECIALISATION
DATA SCIENCEMOBILE COMPUTINGCOMPUTER SECURITY
  • Data Visualization and Interactive Design
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Internet and Web Development
  • Mobile Programming and Screen Design 1
  • Mobile Programming and Screen Design 2
  • Computer Forensics
  • Network Security
  • Penetration Testing

 
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
2019 INTAKE DATES
  • 14 Jan
  • 9 May
  • 4 Sep
  • 4 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM63,045
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM68,745

 

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • GCE A Level :
2Ds
  • STPM :
2Cs or CGPA 2.0
  • UEC :
5 Credits (SBs) inclusive of Additional Mathematics 
  • Diploma :
Pass with Min. CGPA 2.50 
  • Foundation Studies:
Pass with Min. CGPA 2.00 
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Mathematics Requirement: Students must have obtained a “Credit” in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. Candidates without a “Credit” in Additional Mathematics at SPM level may be admitted if their entry qualification contain subject(s) of Additional Mathematics and their achievement is equivalent or higher than the required Credit of Additional Mathematics at the SPM level.
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Band 3 in MUET
International Student :Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60 (IBT) or 550 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 58 and above for Pearson English Test
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Elric Lee
Degree in Information Technology
Class of 2013
There are a few reasons why Elric had joined KDU for his Degree in Information Technology. The syllabus of what the course can offer, the generous discounts and scholarship programmes offered and the convenient location of the college contributed to his decision in enrolling into KDU.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Aug
3
KDU Open Day
Date :
3 - 25 August 2019
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie & KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Sep
5
Orientation Day
Date :
5 - 25 September 2019
Time :
8.00am - 6.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie