Duration of Study
3 Years
Intakes Period
Feb, Jun, Sep
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Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

The Bachelor of Computer Science specializing in Software Engineering is offered by the Department of Software Engineering. The programme focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of computer science, and prepares students for careers in the fields of computing and software development. 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 software engineering graduates are highly paid and sought after on the labour market.

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-FL) 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 Computer Science degree and Doctor of Philosophy degree from UNITEN as well as from other reputable institutions of higher learning.


  • Have taken MUET*; or
  • Pass IELTS with Band 5.0 and above; or
  • Pass TOEFL with score 500 and above

*Candidates who  have not sat for MUET can still be accepted to enroll and given chance to take it before graduation.  

Minimum Entry Requirement


  • Pass STPM with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects and Credit in Maths and Additional Maths in SPM Level; or


  • Pass Ministry of Education (MOE) Matriculation programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and credit in Mathematics and Add Math at SPM level; or


  • Pass Foundation Programme in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or


  • Pass A-Level  with a minimum of Grade C in 2 subjects and credit in Mathematics  at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass Diploma programme in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics and Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or


  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with grade B for five (5) subjects including Mathematics; or


  • Pass IB and Pass Mathematic subject; or


  • Pass Australia Capital Territory (Year 12)/SACE/Victorian Certificate of Education(VCE)/Western Australian Certificate of Education(WACE)/South Australian Matriculation(SAM)/Tertiary Entrance Education(TEE)/O-Level/Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or


  • Other equivalent qualification recognized by Government of Malaysia.
  • 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

  • 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

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 program: Ts. Dr. Faridah Hani at faridahh@uniten.edu.my

  • Software Engineer
  • JAVA/ J2EE/ PHP/ .NET Developer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Software Tester
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Technical Consultant
Tuition Fees


RM 19,340 / year


RM 20,340 / year

USD 5,090 / year

Other Fees



RM 2,720


RM 780 / semester


EMGS & Application

RM 3,000

USD 750


RM 6,600

USD 1,650


RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.