Degree

Degree

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Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons.) with Specialization in

Data Science

Reg. No. : (R/481/6/0531) 02/20 (A5830)

The Data Science three-years specialisation programme focuses on designing and developing solutions to draw useful insights from the availability of large volumes of data, known as Big Data.  Students will receive fundamental training in computer science theories and learn techniques on processing of Big Data for analytics that can be impactful to business.


Programme Educational Objectives

  • Graduates who hold technical or managerial roles in an IT organisation or relevant industry.
  • Graduates who embrace continual professional development by pursuing training, professional certifications and higher degrees.
  • Graduates who uphold ethics and professional conduct in their career.

Programme Outcomes

  • Apply soft skills in work and career related activities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of fundamentals concepts, principles and best practices.
  • Analyse the requirements to address problems or opportunities in relevant domains or organisations.
  • Recognise and pursue continued life-long learning throughout their career.
  • Blend innovative mind and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Relate moral and ethical values to the practice of an ICT professional.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles, and theories relating to data science.
  • Apply principles of data science in relevant areas.
  • Apply appropriate methodologies, models and techniques that provide a basis for analysis, design, development and evaluation of data science solutions.

Entry Requirements

Either of the following:
  • Pass Foundation in related field from a recognized institution and a credit in Additional Mathematics at O Level or its equivalent
  • Pass A level or its equivalent with 3 Principals inclusive of Mathematics, and a credit in Additional Mathematics at O Level or its equivalent
  • Pass Diploma in related field from recognized institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at O Level or its equivalent; Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process
  • Pass any other Diploma in science and technology from recognized institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at O level or its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.

AND

  • A minimum score of 5.5 for IELTS or its equivalent

*Candidates without a credit in Additional Mathematics at O level or its equivalent may be admitted if the qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and the achivement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the subject at O level or its equivalent

Either of the following:
  • Pass Foundation / Matriculation in related field from a recognised institution, and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
  • Pass STPM / A Level or its equivalent with 3 principals inclusive of Mathematics and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent
  • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in a least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English
  • Pass Diploma in a related field from a recognized institution with minimum CGPA 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; ; Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Pass any other Diploma in science and technology from a recognised institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.

*Candidates without a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and the achivement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the subject  at SPM level or its equivalent. 


Programme Availability

Cyberjaya Campus