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Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Science)

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
September
  Tution Fees N/A

This programme aims to produce excellent graduates who are able to apply the knowledge gained in the field of Computer Science and Data Science and apply scientific techniques to solve computer-based problems, as well as having entrepreneurship mindset.

The graduates will be able to conduct data-driven investigations by accessing, assessing and analyzing data sets to gain useful information, to be competent in using suitable tools and technologies in building data model capable of prediction and be able to solve problems that involve disparate datasets from any domain and develop data products.

For this program, UM has signed the MoA with SAS to develop Data Scientists in Malaysia. Students completing specific elective courses offered by this program will receive a Joint Professional Certificate from SAS.

SAS also has endorsed the program in Data Analytics by providing tools and educational material support for learning and research purposes.

SUBJECTS

This programme consists of 128 credits comprising 20 credits University courses, 17 credits Faculty Core courses, 6 credits Faculty Elective courses, 55 credits Programme Core courses (including 12 credits for Industrial Training), and 30 credits Specialization Elective courses.

  Course
Semester
1
The Islamic and Asian Civilization (International students are exempted)
Ethnic Relations / Introduction to Malaysia (For international student)
Computing Mathematics I
Fundamentals of Programming
Computer Systems and Organization
Information Systems
Semester
2
Basic Entrepreneurship Culture
Information Literacy
Social Engagement
Data Structure (#WIX1002)
Computer System Architecture (#WIX1003)
Machine Learning
Introduction to Data Science
Semester
3
Co-Curriculum
English for Communication (1)
Thinking and Communication Skills
Project Management
Database
Software Modeling
Probability and Statistics
Semester
4
English for Communication (2)
Operating Systems
Network Technology Foundation
Specialization Elective (1)
Specialization Elective (2)
Specialization Elective (3)
Semester
5
Data Science Project
Specialization Elective (4)
Specialization Elective (5)
Specialization Elective (6)
Faculty Elective (1)
Faculty Elective (2)
External Faculty Elective
Semester
6
Data Science Industrial Training
Semester
7
Industrial Training

(Note : Not all courses will be offered every semester; the actual courses offered will depend on the availability of staff and the number of students registering).

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates of this programme may choose to be one (but not limited to) of the following:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Modeler
  • Data Miner
  • Webometrician
  • Statistician
  • Data Engineer
  • Academician
  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
STPM MATRIKULASI / BASICS stay DIPLOMA OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

UM-6-481-006


Bachelor of Computer Science


(Data Science)


(7 Semester)

Science stream

Passed STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 ;

and

Obtained at least Grade B at STPM level in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics (T);
  • Physics; dan
  • Chemistry / Biology / Information and Communications Technology (ICT);

 

and

Obtained at least  Grade B  at SPM level in the following subjects:

  • Additional Mathematics; dan
  • Mathematics / Physics

and

Obtained at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

Science stream

Passed Matriculation / Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 ;

and

Obtained at least Grade B at the Matriculation / Foundation level in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;
  • Physics; dan
  • Engineering Physics/Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry / Biology / Computer Science / Computing;

 

and

Obtained at least  Grade B  at SPM level in the following subjects:

  • Additional Mathematics; dan
  • Mathematics / Physics

and

Obtained at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

Not Offered

Science stream

Possess a Diploma in Computer Science or a Diploma in Information Technology from a Public University / Other Institution in a related field recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University Senate with a minimum  CGPA of 3.00 ;

and

Obtained at least  Grade B  at Diploma level in Mathematics subject;

 

and

Obtained at least  Grade B  at SPM level in the following subjects:

  • Additional Mathematics; dan
  • Mathematics / Physics

and

Obtained at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

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