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 create programmes or operating 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
  • Integrate Consultancy Project
  • Elective (2 subject)
MPU
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
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
2018 INTAKE DATES
  • 15 Jan
  • 10 May
  • 3 Sep
  • 8 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM57,360 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM62,060 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Programme

No. of
Semesters

No. of Instalments
Per Semester

Maximum No.
of Instalments

Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Science)

3

3

9

Diploma in Computer Studies

5

3

15

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)

8

3

24

Bachelor of Game Development (Hons)

8

3

24

Bachelor of Software Engineering (Hons)

8

3

24

Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • GCE A Level / STPM :
2 Principles Passes
  • UEC :
Min. 5 Credits (5Bs) inclusive of Additional Mathemathics
  • Diploma :
CGPA 2.5
  • Foundation Studies:
Pass
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 :Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student :Band 6 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
If English Language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College. 
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Oliver Clency Yeung
Oliver Clency Yeung
Bachelor of Game Development (Hons), with First Class Honours
Game Programmer TeratoTech
International Student from Mauritius
Graduated at 2014
​Studying Game Development in KDU was a unique and memorable experience. It really felt like everything was done to simulate a game development environment but within ‘safe’ educational constraints.