Diploma in Computer Science

JPT/BPP(R2/481/4/0250)06/23, (MQA/A3229)
Introduction

As Information Technology is assimilated into almost every aspect of our daily lives, this sector will continue to experience positive growth in the coming years. This internationally recognised diploma prepares you for the job market where you will be able to apply the skills and know-how to effectively execute a wide range of services such as software analysis and management, database administration and design, programming as well as web, multimedia and systems development.

Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a Degree programme at Nilai University or proceed to complete a relevant degree with our reputable partner universities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Intake Periods
Jan
May
Oct
Entry Requirements
SPM A Pass with at least credit in any three (3) subjects including Mathematics
O-Level A pass with at least a Grade C in ant three (3) subjects including Mathematics
UEC A pass with minimum Grade B in any three (3) subjects including Mathematics
STPM A pass with a minimum Grade C (GP2.0) in any subject and credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
STAM A Pass with a minimum Grade of Maqbul (pass) and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
A-Level A pass with a minimum Grade D in any subject and Grade C in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level
SKM / SKK A Pass and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
Others A pass with any qualifications equivalent to certificate (Level 3, MQF) and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level

Candidates without a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level or its equivalent maybe admitted if the certificate programme contains Mathematics that are equivalent to Mathematics at the SPM level.

Candidates with a credit in a computing related subject at the SPM level or its equivalent maybe given preferential consideration.

 

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 4.0
TOEFL 397 (PBT) / 30 (iBT)
Pearson 36
MUET 2

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination.

Programme Module

FOUNDATIONAL

  • Understanding Computing

CORE

  • Computer Organisation
  • Database Development
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • Structured Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Data Structure
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Visual Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Web Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Basic Business Administration
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Internet Programming
  • Information Systems
  • Mobile Game Development
  • Basic Academic English

ELECTIVES

  • Internet Programming
  • Information Systems
  • Mobile Game Development
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Introduction to IoT

FINAL YEAR PROJECT

  • Summative (Computing Project)

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

  • Internship

MATA PELAJARAN PENGAJIAN UMUM

MPU1

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysians) OR
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course


MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR 
  • Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum

MALAY LANGUAGE

(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
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Programme Pathway

2.5 years
Duration of Study

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