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
Tan Tek Yan, Kalvin
Tan Tek Yan, Kalvin
Diploma in Computer Studies, KDU University College, Malaysia,
2008 - 2010

PhD in Computer Science, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK
- Present
2010, Present
​I enjoyed a remarkable learning experience at KDU University College; from the technology equipped classes to the support, encouragement and mentorship shown by the Computing department, the journey was invaluable.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Apr
29
KDU Open Day
Date :
29 & 30 April 2017
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
May
6
Enrolment Day
Date :
6 & 7 May 2017
Time :
10am - 4pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie