BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (HONS)

KPT/JPS (N/481/6/0256) (MQA/PA2541) 03/18
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Computing (UWE, UK)
 
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
Our bachelor programme in computer science provides students with the know-how and capability to design, develop, integrate and maintain all types of computer applications and systems, as well as devise new and better ways of using computer solutions and technology to benefit society.

Students will explore software development and all its related technologies, programming languages and models, data structures and algorithms, as well as innovation in the application of computer solutions and technology. Through our programme, students will also enhance their entrepreneurial, problem solving, project management and teamwork skills, enabling them to develop effective solutions for real-world computing problems.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Specialised Skills in Computer Science
  • Specialised skills in different programming languages as well as software design and development in general, enabling students to develop new solutions and applications using computers.
  • Exposure to different computing languages, including UNIX, XML, C++ and Java, with modules like C Programming, Object- Oriented Programming using Java and UNIX Programming.

Learning from Experts
  • Gain valuable industry exposure and keep abreast with industry practices via module adoption, expert talks, guest lecturers and project based module from the experts such as IBM Malaysia, Google Malaysia, Experian and Microsoft Malaysia.

Industry Engagement
  • Opportunity to work on real-world problems identified by the industry for assignments, projects or as a Final Year Project under the guidance of the industry members.
  • Mentorship from industry experts in developing commercial applications, tools and/or services.

Integrated Professional Certification
  • Option to take-up industry certifications as electives, such as International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) as a Certified Tester, Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) as a Certified Professional in Requirements Engineering, Oracle Database SQL Expert exam as an Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert and SAP Professional Training, thus qualifying students to sit for these exams.

Dynamic Internship Programme
  • 12-week internship exposes students to the real working environment and provides in-depth knowledge in the field of computing.

Dual Award
  • Students will receive equal recognition and certification from both Taylor’s University and the University of the West of England (UWE), UK.
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Computer Systems
  • C Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Mathematics for Computing 1
  • MPU (U1)*
Semester 2
  • Communication Practice for IT Professionals
  • Web Systems and Technologies
  • Fundamentals of Software Engineering
  • Elective I
  • MPU (U1)*
  • MPU (U2)*
 
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Design
  • Fundamentals of Database Systems
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Fundamentals of Data Communications
  • MPU (U3)*
Semester 4
  • Operating Systems
  • User Interface Programming and Graphics
  • Computing Theory
  • Object-Oriented Programming using C++
  • Distributed Application Development
  • MPU (U4)*
 
YEAR 3
Semester 5
  • Final Year Project
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Object-Oriented Programming using Java
  • Technopreneurship
  • Professional Computing Practice
  • Elective II
Semester 6
Industrial Training

Semester 7
  • Final Year Project
  • Windows Applications using .NET Technologies
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV
 
 
Electives
  • Computer Crime & Digital Evidence
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Introduction to Information Retrieval
  • Xml Technologies
  • Web Scripting
  • Web Applications using .NET Technologies
  • Web Database Applications
  • UNIX Programming
  • Mobile Applications Development
  • Data Mining
  • Enterprise Computing
  • Online Presence Management
 
Career Options
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Designer
  • E-Business Consultant
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Developer
  • Technical Support Engineer
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)(i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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