The Diploma in Computer Science and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and Systems Development programme are designed to give students a strong foundation in computer technologies, the Internet and networking, database administration and programming with the aim of preparing students to become a competent professional in computer science with strong technical and analytical skills.
Computer Science is the systematic study of the feasibility, structure, expression, and mechanization of the methodical procedures that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication and access to information.
Students are assessed via continuous assignments, tutorials, and written examinations culminating with a final year project. Assessment for BTEC Higher National Diploma will be by assignments only
Mode of study
Full-time or part-time
Duration of study
2.5 years (full-time) or 4 years (part-time)
January, April, August
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Elective Subject|
|Introduction to Computing||Object Oriented Programming||Industrial training||Network Security|
|Proficiency English I||Graphics and Visual Computing||Multimedia Development|
|Computer Organization||System Analysis and Design||Android Programming|
|Introduction to Programming||Introduction to Multimedia|
|Discrete Mathematics||Human Computer Interaction|
|Pengajian Malaysia 2||Khidmat Masyarakat|
|Proficiency English II||Social and Professional Issue|
|Introduction to Database||Software Engineering|
|Data Communication and Networking||Artificial Intelligent|
|Operating System||Internet Programming|
|Data Structures and Algorithms||Science Computer Final Project|
|Decision Making Skills/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A||Elective 1|
|Visual Programming||Elective 2|
The above programme modules are for Newbridge Diploma. These module will be adapted for BTEC Higher National Diploma.
|SPM / O-Level||3 credits (Grade C or above) including Mathematics and a pass in English|
|UEC||3 credits (Grade C or above) including Mathematics and a pass in English|
|STPM||Pass STPM in any subjects and credit in Mathematics at SPM level|
|Certificate Level 3 (MQF)||Pass certificate with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.|
|Other Equivalent Qualifications||
Computer Programmer, IT Administration Assistant, Data Processing Assistant, IT Manager and Systems Support Specialist.
Progression to degree programmes
The Diploma and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and Systems Development enable students to progress to second year Bachelor degree courses in related fields at selected local universities or universities in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Tuition fees : RM 17,500
Other fees : RM 1,000
Deposit : RM 500 Refundable
BTEC : £ 250 (initial registration)
BTEC : £ 20 (Annual Fee for subsequent year)