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Programme Profile

The world of computing today demands programmers not only to be competent in software development but at the same time possess a strong fundamental in problem solving. This Diploma in Computer Science program prepares students for the challenging tasks by providing courses from the abstraction level up until implementation and deployment. The content designed for the curriculum covers the courses such as basic computing, programming, operating systems, networking, database, as well as Mathematics and English. These courses, together with extra curricular activities, will shape the students into strong and versatile individuals that are capable to cope with the demanding computing work environment. As part of the curriculum, the students will also be stationed at various software houses and offices around the country to let them feel a real work environment. The graduate of this program can seek employment in the area of software development, web design, web programming, PC maintenance, and any computing-related field.

Admission Requirement

Candidates must fulfill the UNIVERSITY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS and:
1. Passed SPM or O-Level or its equivalent qualifications (recognized by the Government of Malaysia) with credits in the following subjects:
     Bahasa Melayu
     ONE (1) subject including Additional Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Additional Science / Science / Information and Communication Technology / Fundamentals of Programming / Programming & Development Tools
     TWO (2) from any other subjects. 
     a pass in History (applicable for SPM 2013 onwards)

2. Passed Pre-Diploma Science (PD008) from UiTM

Plan of Study

Plan of Study

Semester 1 Year 1
Introduction to Computer and Programming, Fundamentals of Algorithms and
Computer Problem Solving, Pre-Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Co-Curriculum,
Fundamental of Islam, and Integrated Language Skill: Listening.

Semester 2 Year 1
Object Oriented Programming, Computer Organization, Calculus 1, General
Elective, Co-Curriculum 2, Islamic Thought and Civilization, and Integrated
Language Skill: Reading.

Semester 3 Year 2
Fundamental of Data Structure, Practical Approach of Operating Systems,
Introduction to Database Design, Interactive Multimedia, Introduction to
Probability and Statistics, Science and Technology in Islam, and Integrated
Language Skill: Writing.

Semester 4 Year 2
Introduction to Data Communication and Networking, Introduction to Web and
Mobile Application, Information System Development, Elective 1, Elective 2,
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, and Co-Curriculum 3.

Semester 5 Year 3
Industrial Attachment

General Elective
Introduction to Financial Accounting and Reporting, Fundamentals of
Management, Principle of Marketing, and Malaysian Economics.

Digital Electronics, Visual Programming, Programming Paradigms, and
Introduction to Computer Security.

Job Opportunities

Diploma in Computer Science holders are needed in both private and public sector. There are many career opportunities available for graduates of this programme since most organizations will require IT personnels.

ICT introduces new ways for doing business resulting in many new job designations. Among the many designations that may be filled by the graduates are: Web Designer, Programmers, Technical Writers, System Analysts and other related posts. Diploma holders can also pursue their studies at a higher level.