Diploma In Computer Studies

R/481/4/0416 08/19 (A5031)

Overview
The purpose of the Diploma in Computer Studies is to equip students with the necessary skills to find employment as computer practitioners. It is appropriate to the work in the fields of programming, web programming, systems analysis and design, and operations. Together with the four professional certifications is a value added to a wide range of advanced professional and higher educational courses.

The diploma provides pathways to:
Employment:
  • Industry is looking for entry level and qualified technician. Hence, good career prospect and opportunities to join the workforce after the completion of the diploma programme.
Degree: Dual-Awards with University of Lincoln, UK
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Games Programming
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Computer and Network TechnologyBachelor of Information Systems (Hons)
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years 4 months
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
  • Cloud Computing
  • Personal Development and Leadership Skills
  • Computing Mathematics
  • User Interface Design
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  • Data Structure & Algorithms
  • VB Programming
  • Database Systems
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Networking and Operating System
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
YEAR 2
  • Internet Technology and Application
  • Java Programming
  • Creative Programming
  • System Administration and Management
  • Fundamentals of Security in Ethical Hacking
  • Mobile Technology
  • Internship
YEAR 3
  • Technopreneurship
  • Project
MPU SUBJECTS
Local
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 16 Jan
  • 3 Apr
  • 5 Jun
  • 21 Aug
  • 16 Oct

 
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENT
  • RM34,748 
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
  • RM45,046
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM
3 Credits including Math
  • STPM
1 Principal Pass and a Credit in Math at SPM level
  • GCE ‘O’ Level
3 Credits including Math 
  • UEC
3 Credits (Min Grade B) including a Credit in Math
  • Certificate in computer related studies
Full Cert – CGPA ≥ 2.00
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia
Pass Level 3 and a Credit in Math at SPM Level
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT
Local StudentPass English at SPM level or equivalent
 
If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module.
International Student
  • IELTS Band 4.5; or
  • TOEFL (Computer Based 160); or (Internet Based 49); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) 147; or
  • PTE Academic 30
If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College Penang.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Bobby Choo Wei Xiong
Degree in Computing and Information Systems
Graduate of 2000
The KDU Penang IT education certainly provided me with a solid base to fuel my career. The very well-tailored programme at KDU Penang encompassed invaluable soft skills such as business communication and industry-related skills like programming languages helped to prepare me for the industry. The wide-ranging programme syllabi definitely made me a more versatile person at work which as well helped to secure my first job.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Mar
25
Info Day March/April 2017
Date :
25 & 26 March, 1 & 2 April 2017
Time :
9am to 5pm
Venue :
KDU Penang University College
Mar
29
FSI Edu Fair
Date :
29 Mar 2017
Time :
12pm - 6pm
Venue :
Jen Hotel Penang