Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)

Duration:3 years

Intakes:January, June & September

Campus:Putrajaya Campus, Jalan IKRAM-UNITEN, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Computer Science / Engineering

Course Code:R2/481/6/0398

About this course

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) is offered by the Department of Computing CCI. The programme focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of computer science, and prepares students to become software engineers who can plan, design, construct and maintain the software in various environment including stand-alone, web-based system, mobile application, cloud environment, and other platforms. This programme is designed to produce graduates who are in-demand by the industry due to their ability to produce quality software through the use of excellent principles and technique’s of analysis, design, development and testing. This makes UNITEN software engineering graduates are highly paid and sought after on the labour market.

This programme has strong professional bodies support to align with the needs of the fourth industrial revolution (IR 4.0). The collaboration between universities and the industry is increasingly perceived as a way to enhance innovation through knowledge exchange therefore, this programme also provides opportunity for students to work with our industry partners for their final year projects.

Additional Certifications

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) programme is value-added with the latest industry requirements where by syllabus of Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) by International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) and Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) by International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) are embedded within two courses; Requirements Engineering and Software Testing.

In addition to this, the programme is also designed to enable graduates to pursue higher qualifications in software engineering such as professional certifications as well as Master of Software Engineering or Master of Information Technology and Doctor of Philosophy from UNITEN as well as from other reputable institutions of higher learning.

120 credit hours of subjects are being taught in nine semesters. This Bachelor of Computer Science (Systems and Networking) (Hons) programme can be completed in 3 years.

Total Course Fees

Registration: RM1,348 + Resource Fee: RM780 (twice a year)
Tuition Fee: RM19,340 / year (local)

Subject Listing

Java Programming

Real-Time Systems

Secure Programming

Computer Forensics

Database 2

Parallel Computing

Network Analysis & Design

Data & Computer Security

Mobile Application Development

Multi Agent Systems

Advanced Web Application Development

Emerging Technologies & Trends

Design Concepts in Programming Languages

This programme can be completed in Full Time: 3 years.

Problem Solving

Discrete Structures

Programming 1

Programming 2

Statistics for Computing

Data Structure & Algorithms

Object Oriented Programming

Web Programming

Computer Organization

Data Communication & Computer Networks

Operating System Concepts

Database 1

Fundamental of Software Engineering

Systems Design

Requirements Engineering

Software Quality

Software Testing

Software Project Management

Human Computer Interaction

Artificial Intelligence

Energy & Computing

Technology Entrepreneurship

Technical Elective 1

Technical Elective 2

Technical Elective 3

Project 1

Project 2

Industrial Training

Business English

IT Communication

Personal Financial Management

Ethnics & IT Professional Practices

Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society I/ MPU Compulsory U3

Islamic/ Moral & Civil Society II/ MPU Compulsory U4

Ethnics Relations/ Malaysian Studies

Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia/ Malay Language for International Student

 Technical Elective Courses

Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 36 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant. Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer.

Transfer Credit Committee for Software Engineering programme:
Ts. Dr. Faridah Hani at

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
    Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and at least Grade C for Mathematics and any 1 relevant Science Physical and Pass English in SPM Level.
  • A-Level
    Pass A-Level with credit in Mathematics and 1 Science Physical subject.
  • Matriculation
    Physical / Technical Stream. Min CGPA 2.00.
  • Foundation
    Foundation from other institution with minimum CGPA 2.00.
  • Diploma
    Pass Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.
  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects including Advance Mathematics and Science Physical subjects.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
    Pass IB with total points at 24 in 6 subjects including Maths and 1 Physical Science subject.
  • HND(UK) Diploma
    Pass HND in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.
    Pass with average marks of 55% with Maths and any Physical Science.
  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.

Malaysian students may enrol without MUET. However, students are required to complete MUET during duration of study (before graduation). IELTS (5.0 and above) or TOEFL (500 and above) or TOEFL Internet Based Test (42 and above) is also accepted.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 1 and above

International Student Only

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Bachelor students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Bachelor programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3 and above
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above
  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above

For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements – International.Tuition fees and other fees may wary from local fees.

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