DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER STUDIES

KPT/JPS (A 7983) 05/22

Be ready for the ever-revolving technology industry.

With KDU’s Diploma in Computer Studies, students will learn the application of IT knowledge to solve practical problems in industry or commerce. The programme covers information technology concepts, the practical operation of hardware and software, and the awareness of how computers affect work, home and play.

Students are given a solid, well-rounded foundation in the theory and application of general computing plus the basics of programming. Based on real-world industry requirements, they also gain the relevant skills and experience sought by today’s top technology employers. Not only that, this diploma programme also offers students the flexibility of combining their interests in computing with other areas of study and application.

Upon completion, students can decide to join the workforce or progress to the engineering degree programmes at KDU, as well as other institutions locally or internationally.
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Security
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Database Systems
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Internet & Web Technologies
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis & Design
  • User Interface Design
  • VB. Net Programming 
  • Tertiary English 1
  • Tertiary English 2
YEAR 2
  • Creative Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Java Programming
  • Mobile Technology
  • Networking & Operating Systems
  • Professional Placement
  • Systems Administration & Management
  • Technopreneurship
MPU
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Communitiy

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
2017 INTAKE DATES
  • 9 Jan
  • 27 Mar
  • 11 May
  • 4 Sep                                                            

 
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM38,185 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM43,210 (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
  • SPM / O Levels :
Pass with min. 3 Credits (inclusive of Mathematics)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits (3Bs) inclusive of Mathematics
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 :Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based) or 525 (paper-based) in TOEF
*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.
EVENTS CALENDAR
May
11
KDU Hatch Up (Phase 2)
Date :
11 May – 10 July 2017
Time :
8am – 5.30pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
May
23
Road to 60's: I Am Malaysian
Date :
23 May 2017 (Flag Off Ceremony @ MaTiC), 25 May 2017 (Programme Briefing)
Time :
11am – 6.30pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie