Duration of Study
3 Years
Intakes Period
Jan, Jun, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: A9890)
Campus
Putrajaya
Introduction
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
R2/481/6/0398

+ THIS IS BEST FOR

Student who has completed Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), A-Level, Matriculation, Foundation, Diploma, UEC, International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB), HND(UK) Diploma, SAME/WACE/AUSMAT or other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia. Keen interest in Computing field of study especially in the area of Software Engineering. May complete education at Bachelor level to become professional or entrepreneurs, or may pursue in related Postgraduate programmes.


+ PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Mode of Study : Full Time (Yes) | Part Time (No)

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies and industries while giving students the competitive edge. Emphasis is on the application of knowledge through teamwork, case studies, simulations and real life projects.

 

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) is offered by the Department of Computing CCI. The programme focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of computer science, and prepares students to become software engineers who can plan, design, construct and maintain the software in various environment including stand-alone, web-based system, mobile application, cloud environment, and other platforms. This programme is designed to produce graduates who are in-demand by the industry due to their ability to produce quality software through the use of excellent principles and technique's of analysis, design, development and testing. This makes UNITEN software engineering graduates are highly paid and sought after on the labour market.

This programme has strong professional bodies support to align with the needs of the fourth industrial revolution (IR 4.0). The collaboration between universities and the industry is increasingly perceived as a way to enhance innovation through knowledge exchange therefore, this programme also provides opportunity for students to work with our industry partners for their final year projects.

Additional Certifications

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) programme is value-added with the latest industry requirements where by syllabus of Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) by International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) and Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) by International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) are embedded within two courses; Requirements Engineering and Software Testing.

In addition to this, the programme is also designed to enable graduates to pursue higher qualifications in software engineering such as professional certifications as well as Master of Software Engineering or Master of Information Technology and Doctor of Philosophy from UNITEN as well as from other reputable institutions of higher learning.

120 credit hours of subjects are being taught in nine semesters. This Bachelor of Computer Science (Systems and Networking) (Hons) programme can be completed in 3 years.


+ ACCREDITED, APPROVED & RECOGNISED BY

Accredited by:
01. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
02. Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR) - National register for accredited programmes.


Please scan for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) certification of this programme.

Approved & Licensed by:
01. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia

Recognised by:
01. Public Service Department (JPA), Malaysia
02. Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT)
03. MSC Malaysia
04. Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings - Top 10 in Malaysia for Computer Science.


+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary (from fresh to senior position):
RM2,600 – RM42,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


+ CAMPUS INTAKE

This programme is delivered at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Putrajaya Campus.


+ FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

UNITEN practices transparent fee policy. Refer our fees below for your reference.

Fees for Malaysian Students:
Tuition Fees: RM58,000 per programme.
Other Fees:

  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: RM88/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): RM780 twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from RM270/month.


Fees for International Students:
Tuition Fees: USD15,250 (RM61,000) per programme.
Other Fees:

  • VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment
  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: USD37.50 (RM150)/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): USD390 (RM780) twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: USD62.50 (RM250) one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from USD67.50 (RM270)/month.


and if the international student (for Bachelor) does not fulfill the English language requirement such as minimum score for IELTS or TOEFL, there will be additional fees of:

  • Intensive English Programme (IEP) : USD1,400 (RM5,600)/semester.


Flexible payment options are available, where student may:

  • pay full in advance, or
  • by monthly installments, or
  • pay full 2 weeks before the semester's final examination.


Terms & conditions apply.

Download the complete UNITEN Fees Table here.
There are also list of scholarships and financial aids here.

Notes: Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are calculated in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees indicated in USD here are for reference only with basis of USD1=RM4. Other optional fees include electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.


Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
R2/481/6/0398

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
    Pass STPM with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in any 2 subjects and minimum credit (Grade C) in Additional Mathematics or Mathematics and Science / ICT at SPM Level.

  • A-Level
    Pass A-Level programme.

  • Matriculation
    Pass Matriculation programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.00, minimum of credit (Grade C) in any 2 subjects and minimum credit (Grade C) in Additional Mathematics or Mathematics and Science / ICT at SPM level.

  • Foundation
    Pass Foundation programme in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00, minimum of credit (Grade C) in any 2 subjects and minimum credit (Grade C) in Additional Mathematics or Mathematics and Science / ICT at SPM level.

  • Diploma
    Pass Diploma programme in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and pass (Grade E) in Additional Mathematics at SPM level.

  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with Grade B in any 5 subjects including Mathematics.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
    Pass IB Diploma programme.

  • HND(UK) Diploma
    Pass HND in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.

  • SAM / SACE / WACE / VCE / TEE / AUSMAT
    Pass SAM / SACE / WACE / VCE / TEE / AUSMAT/Australian Capital Territory (Year 12).

  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.


Note : Candidates without Mathematics requirement as specified above maybe accepted by passing the bridging courses provided by UNITEN.

For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements - International

+ ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

Malaysian students may enrol without MUET. However, students are required to complete MUET during duration of study (before graduation). IELTS (5.0 and above) or TOEFL (500 and above) or TOEFL Internet Based Test (42 and above) is also accepted.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 1 and above


For International Students:

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Bachelor students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Bachelor programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3 and above

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above

  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above

+ CREDIT TRANSFER

Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 36 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant. Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer. 

Transfer Credit Committee for Software Engineering programme:
Ts. Dr. Faridah Hani at faridahh@uniten.edu.my


Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
R2/481/6/0398

+ PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This programme can be completed in Full Time: 3 years.

  • Year 1: Semester 1

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  • Year 2: Semester 4
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  • Year 2: Semester 5
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  • Year 2: Special Semester (6)
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  • Year 3: Semester 7
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  • Year 3: Semester 8


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  • Year 3: Special Semester (9)
    - Industrial Training

Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.


 

  • Problem Solving
  • Discrete Structures
  • Programming 1
  • Programming 2
  • Statistics for Computing
  • Data Structure & Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Organization
  • Data Communication & Computer Networks
  • Operating System Concepts
  • Database 1
  • Fundamental of Software Engineering
  • Systems Design
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Quality
  • Software Testing
  • Software Project Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy & Computing
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Technical Elective 1
  • Technical Elective 2
  • Technical Elective 3
  • Project 1
  • Project 2
  • Industrial Training
  • Business English
  • IT Communication
  • Personal Financial Management
  • Ethnics & IT Professional Practices
  • Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society I/ MPU Compulsory U3
  • Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society II/ MPU Compulsory U4
  • Ethnics Relations/ Malaysian Studies
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia/ Malay Language for International Student

 Technical Elective Courses

  • Java Programming
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Secure Programming
  • Computer Forensics
  • Database 2
  • Parallel Computing
  • Network Analysis & Design
  • Data & Computer Security
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Multi Agent Systems
  • Advanced Web Application Development
  • Emerging Technologies & Trends
  • Design Concepts in Programming Languages


Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 36 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant. Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer. 

Transfer Credit Committee for Software Engineering programme:
Ts. Dr. Faridah Hani at faridahh@uniten.edu.my

Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
R2/481/6/0398

+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary:
RM2,600 – RM42,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


These are popular career choices after graduation for this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond computing, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • JAVA / J2EE / PHP / .NET Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Tester
  • Solutions Architect
  • Technical Consultant
  • Web Developer
Tuition Fees

Malaysian

RM 19,340 / year

International

RM 20,340 / year

USD 5,090 / year

Other Fees

Malaysian

Registration

RM 1,000

Resource

RM 780 / semester

International

EMGS & Application

RM 3,150

USD 788

Registration

RM 6,600

USD 1,650

Resource

RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Note:
Miscellaneous Fee = RM348. Deposit for Accommodation (if applicable) = RM250. Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.