Faculty of Engineering and Technology



 Bachelor     R/481/6/0760 (FA0420) 04/21    3 Years     January,September

This programme is designed for individuals seeking to pursue a career as a software engineer. It provides students with the theoretical knowledge and principles of software engineering and its applications, advanced practical skills and experience to meet the ever-changing needs of the software engineering industry.

Students will employ the latest technologies inclusive of programming languages, operating systems, databases, and networking concepts, and will be well versed in the theoretical understanding of all stages in software engineering processes, which includes analyzing, designing, coding, modifying, testing and implementing.

Career Opportunities

Careers that involve programming, hardware architecture and construction, network design and engineering, software engineering, software tools and packages and others require expertise in this field.

Entry Requirement

  1. STPM / A-Level / Equivalent: Pass with minimum Grade C in any 2 subjects and credit in Additional Mathematics  in SPM/equivalent; or
  2. UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Additional Mathematics and 1 relevant Science subject, and pass in English; or
  3. Matriculation / Foundation / Equivalent: Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00 and credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM/Equivalent; or
  4. Diploma in Science and Technology / Equivalent: Pass with minimum CGPA 2.50 with credit/ Grade-C in Additional Mathematics in SPM / equivalent; or
  5. Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology / Information Systems / Equivalent: Pass with minimum CGPA 2.50 and credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM/equivalent level; or
  6. Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Note: The condition of credit for Additional Mathematics in SPM may be exempted for candidates if the said qualification contains Mathematics and the result is equivalent to or higher than the credit requirement of Additional Mathematics in SPM/equivalent

International students must pass:
  • IELTS minimum Band 5; or
  • TOEFL minimum score of 500; or
  • Cambridge / Edexcel GCE A- Level; or
  • MUET minimum Band 3 

Course Content

Year 1
  • Requirement Analysis and Design
  • Computer Organisation
  • Information Systems
  • Academic Skills
  • Web Authoring and Web Management
  • Visual Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Principles of Programming
  • Software Engineering Principles
  • Database Concepts
  • Operating Systems
  • Economics Analysis for Decision Making
  • Data Communication

Year 2
  • Software Quality
  • Web Application Programming
  • Information Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Principles of Networking
  • Human Computer Interface
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management System
  • Software Testing
  • Software Verification and Validation
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • Computer Security
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Project I

Year 3
  • Programming Paradigm
  • Multimedia and Web Development
  • Formal Methods
  • Project II
  • Elective Module 1*
  • Industrial Training
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Professional Ethics
  • Elective Module 2*

Program Educational Objective

Program Learning Outcome

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