Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor in Computer Science Hons Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October


Overview of Bachelor in Computer Science Hons in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

Computers are becoming part of our lives, changing virtually everything from the objects around us to the ways in which we communicate, travel, work, and play. The computer scientist of today will be the wizards of the future. They shape the future by developing computational techniques, design systems, and develop solutions to build advance civilization. Computer science has now become a key enabler for discovery and innovation in many other fields, making it a highly relevant course of study. 

The programme aims to prepare graduates who are technically competent in design, development and implementation of computing systems. Students will be equipped with suitable mathematical background and solid computing knowledge for analyzing, modeling and evaluating computing solutions. Student will be trained to possess strong analytical and critical thinking to solve problems by applying knowledge, principles and skills in Computer Science.  

In addition to that, the programme is designed to prepare graduates to possess skills for lifelong learning, research and career development in the area of ICT which includes skills such as communication, team, leadership and interpersonal skills and awareness of the social, ethical and legal responsibilities. 

Last but not least, students will be provided with entrepreneurial skill and exposed to real world challenges to broaden their horizon and career prospects. The programme offers 3 areas of specialization in Computer Science for students: 

(i) Artificial Intelligence Option 

(ii) Software Engineering Option 

(ii) Mobile Application Development Option. 


  • Software Engineer 
  • Programmer System Engineer 
  • Web Application Developer 
  • System Administrator 
  • IT Executive 
  • Database Developer & System Architect 
  • Software Developer 
  • System Analyst 
  • Software Project Engineer 
  • Mobile Application Developer 


Year 1

  • Business Accounting I
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Economics
  • English for Professional Communications
  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Management Principles
  • MPU1*
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Industrial Engineering
  • Quantitative Techniques I

Year 2

  • Business Finance
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineering
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Industrial Training
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Inventory Control Analysis and Modeling
  • Occupational Safety and Management
  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Strategic Management
  • Systems Operations Planning, Schedule and Control

Year 3

  • Business Ethics
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Facility Planning
  • Industrial Laboratory
  • Managing Innovation
  • MPU1**
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Project
  • Project Management
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Systems Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking

Elective I - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Manufacturing Technology I
  • Queuing Models
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Green Technology

Elective II - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Internet of Things and Its Applications
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Service Management

MPU1* - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU1** - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International StudentsLED and Display Technology

National Language/Other Languages - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communicative Tamil for Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Chinese Language I
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Co-Curriculum - Choose 1 Course(s)

  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project 
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad 
  • Leadership and Teambuilding 
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project 
  • Work Ethics and EQ


  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

English Language Requirement (International Students)

  • IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL iBT 42 / PTE 47 / equivalent


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