Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Engineering)

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Engineering), formerly known as Bachelor of Computer Science (Database Systems), is specially designed in collaboration with the industries.

The learning process is not limited to theory and practical through lectures and lab sessions, but the students are also required to be attached with the industries in several courses to experience real world of computer and data-centric environment. The courses have been carefully tailored which encompass the foundation of computer science, practical data engineering and information technology, and the elements of knowledge management in a variety of organizational settings, including corporate and government. Apart from the core and selective subjects, the courses also expose students to hands-on training aligned with professional certifications.

The graduates of this programme are not just capable of developing computer systems, but can also design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management in Big Data environment. They can be System Analysts, System Developers, Database Technologists, Data Engineers, Data Architects and Data Analysts.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the theory and principles of Computer Science and adapt it in practice.
  • Ability to design and construct computer programs using both structured and object oriented approaches, tools and techniques.
  • Ability to identify, formulate, solve real world industry problems and propose IT related business solutions innovatively using current techniques and technology
  • Ability to present technical solutions to a range of audience
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in order to solve real world problems
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to undertake lifelong learning from formal and experiential learning and actively participate in change.
  • Ability to identify business opportunity and develop entrepreneurship skill based on real industry requirements
  • Ability to function effectively and with responsibility as a leader to achieve common goals
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours that are consistent with the Code of Professional Ethics and Responsibilities

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

Programming technique 1, Programming technique 2, Discrete Structure, Digital Logic, Technology & Information System, Network Communication, Probability & Statistics, Operating System *University Courses

Year 4

Professional Development & Practice, Professional Development & Practice Report, Industrial Integrated Project,  Industrial Integrated Project Report.

Year 2

Database, System Analysis & Design, Data Structure & Algorithm, Computer Organization, Human Computer Interface, Object-Oriented Programming, Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Data Processing, Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Database Administration, Specific Topics in Database.

Electives

 

Year 3

Software Engineering, Web Programming, Application Development, Fundamental of Enterpreneurship, Database Programming, Management Information System, Multimedia Data Modeling, Enterprise System Design, System Development Technology.

Duration of Study

Mode of Study : Full-time
Minimum Duration : 4 years
Maximum Duration : 6 years

STUDY FEES 

International 

 

Malaysians

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

For STPM/ equivalent

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM/SPMV with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.

2. Passed STPM with:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am, AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects

3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) atleast Band 1

ii) Special Entry Requirement  

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at STPM level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at STPM in Mathematics T/ Further Mathematics/ Information and Comunications Technology. AND ONE of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

For Matrikulasi/ Asasi Sains UM/ Tahun Asas UTM

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.
2. Passed KPM Matriculation/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi Undang-undang KPTM with at least CPA 2.00 andattended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at Matriculation/Foundation level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at Matriculation/Foundation in Mathematics and any ONE subjects: Physics / Engineering Physics, Chemistry / Engineering Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science/ Computing
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

For Diploma or equivalent (Direct to 2nd year beginning 2008)

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu or credit in Bahasa Melayu in July Paper.
2. Obtained Diploma or other certifications from institutions recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.
3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Obtained a Diploma in Computer Science (Data Engineering) from UTM or equivalent with at least PNGK 3.00; OR
2. Candidates with PNGK< 3.00, with at least 2 years working experience in related area are eligible to apply; OR
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent or score at least Grade C in one of the Mathematics subjects at Diploma level.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in  Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Note:
Candidates have to submit the complete transcript of their Diploma (1st to final semester) and a copy of Diploma or a certified graduation confirmation letter.

ALUMNI STORY

Career Prospects 

Graduates of the programme can work as Systems Engineers, Software Engineers, Software Developers, Software Architects, Systems Analyst, Systems Developers, Data Scientists, Technical Project/Product Managers, Systems Engineers, Technologists.