Intakes

April and October

Course Location​

Perdana University, Kuala Lumpur​

Approval Code​​

JPT/BPP (N/0613/4/0001) (MQA/PA15311) 03/27

Course Duration

1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)

Course Mode

Fulltime

About the program

Diploma in Computer Science (DCS) is a 2-year course that gives you the foundational skills and knowledge in a computer science.  Through DCS, students will also develop data science, cloud computing focused knowledge in programming, mathematics and statistics, databases, data modelling, data visualization, data analytics, and software implementation.

At the end of the programme, students are expected to be able to appreciate and use the latest computer technologies, demonstrate competent oral and written skills, as well as effective communication skills.  Students should also be able to apply their educational experience learned in class to the actual working environment.

SPM

  • Credits in at least 3 subjects including Mathematics, OR

IGCSE / O – LEVELS

  • Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 3 subjects including Mathematics; OR

UEC

  • Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects including Mathematics; OR

CERTIFICATE

  • A relevant Certificate Programme or its equivalent.
  • Candidates without a credit in mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the certificate programme contains subjects in Mathematics that are equivalent to Mathematics at SPM level
  • Candidates with a credit in computing related subject at SPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration.

Year 1

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Mathematics
  • Introduction to Database
  • Big Data
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Network and Communication
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Technopreneurship
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligent
  • Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Web Programming
  • PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • General Studies Subjects

Year 2

  • System Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Digital Marketing Introduction to Computer Security Internet Commerce Technology
  • Ethics and Professional Conducts
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization Current Issue in Data Science
  • Cloud Computing Architecture
  • Introduction to Cloud Native and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Introduction to Parallel Processing and Distributed Systems
  • Current Issue in Cloud Computing
  • General Studies Subjects

Career Opportunities

  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Data Administrator
  • Cybersecurity
  • Administrator
  • Cloud System Administrator

Recognition & Accreditation:

This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)