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Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
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Area:
UCSI Heights, Cheras
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
UCSI University

BSc (Hons) Computing

  Institution: UCSI University

Field Of Study:
Computing, Technology & IT
Level Of Study:
Undergraduate
Course Subject:
Course Intake:
January, May, September

This programme enables students to be provided with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in the rapidly growing arena of mobile commerce and computing, through exposure to mobile computing architecture-related courses. The curriculum consists of the latest advances in mobile applications, mobile networking technologies and standards, applicable for devices such as PDAs and Smart Mobile devices.

Each semester, the core content of the syllabus is subject to 10% alteration with the purpose of incorporating new developments and changes in technology into all computing courses. The 3-year programme aims to provide in-depth understanding on the principles of networked systems, and key operational and technical aspects that are necessary for current applications, thus enabling students to absorb the fundamental concepts of computing and borderless computer systems. Students of this programme should aim to master the relevant industry skills such as analysis and design, programming, software building and maintenance of new developments.

The Faculty constantly collaborate with industry advisory partners and stakeholders, such as Apple, RICOH and Oracle, who contribute constructive input every year to improve the programme. Generally, industry collaboration provides students with the opportunity to be awarded with professional certificates and enhances their industrial experience, thus increasing their employability. To date, our students are guaranteed co-operative placements with a total of 112 companies every year.

Throughout their studies, students are encouraged to participate in numerous research activities utilising the university’s research and development laboratory that is equipped with the latest technology devices and computers. A comprehensive networking and wireless networking laboratory was also built specifically for computing and mobile computing students to garner industry experience in managing diverse network environments. This way, our students are exposed to a wide variety of technology-based platforms.

Assessment

Coursework percentage and written examination percentage.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement

  • UCSI Foundation: CGPA of 2.0
  • STPM / A-Level: 2 principal passes (inclusive of Mathematics subject)
  • UEC: 5 credits (inclusive of Mathematics subject)
  • Diploma: Pass
  • Other Year 12 equivalent: Overage score of 60% (inclusive 60% in a Mathematics subject)
  • National matriculation: CGPA 2.0 (inclusive of grade C in a Mathematics subject)
  • International Baccalaureate: 26/42

English Requirements

  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 213 (computer-based) / 550 (written-based) / 80 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior or concurrently with undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.

*International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but of non-English curriculum, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfill the above English requirements prior commencing their studies at the university.

Career Opportunities

In the world of computing, qualified graduates with the appropriate skills and aptitude are high in demand. Our graduates are qualified to pursue the following positions:

  • Software Engineers
  • System Analysts
  • Database Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Web Developers
  • Computer Games Developers
  • IT Consultants
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialists
  • IT Support Engineers

Source: UCSI University