BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (HONS)

KPT/JPS (PA 5265) 04/20

Building solutions for the future.

The expanding integration of internet technologies coupled with the growth in e-commerce has resulted in a rising demand for software engineers. As computer systems become increasingly sophisticated, software engineers are expected to design, implement, safeguard and update systems. They are the ones leading the way in developing the next generation of operating systems, applications, integrated systems, artificial intelligence and robotics.

Through KDU’s Bachelor of Software Engineering (Hons), students are exposed to valuable insights in utilising systematic and disciplined approaches to creating quality software products. They also gain core software development knowledge, which includes skills and techniques in modelling and analysis, software design, development, verification and validation, maintenance and management systems.

Students will also be involved in a variety of projects ranging from business applications, high-precision and safety-critical scientific and engineering systems in this ever-expanding digital world.
 
Career Options
  • Applications Developer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrators
  • System Analyst
  • Software Tester
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • System Designer
  • Software Quality Analyst

…and many more
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Academic English 1
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Database Systems
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to Security
  • Java Programming
  • Object Oriented System Analysis & Design
  • Principles of Software Engineering
YEAR 2
  • Computer Ethics & Law
  • Designing for Usability and User Experience
  • Formal Methods
  • Integrative Consultancy Project
  • Networks & Operating Systems
  • Research Methodology  
  • Software Design
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Elective (1 subject)
YEAR 3
  • Distributed Systems
  • Final Year Project
  • Internship
  • Software Project Management
  • Software Testing & Quality Assurance
  • Elective (2 subjects)
ELECTIVE
  • Internet and Web Development
  • Mobile Programming and Screen Design 1
  • Mobile Programming and Screen Design 2
  • Technical Writing for Software Engineers
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Technology
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)

*Notes: 
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students 
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia. 
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
2019 INTAKE DATES
  • 14 Jan
  • 9 May
  • 4 Sep
  • 4 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM61,905
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM67,605

 

*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 (5Bs) 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)
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.


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.
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.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Sep
5
Orientation Day
Date :
5 - 25 September 2019
Time :
8.00am - 6.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
Sep
24
#BackToBasic Launching Ceremony
Date :
24 September 2019
Time :
3pm - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie