Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Data Science

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,219
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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About this course

This programme is designed to train students in both computer science and data science, which prepares them well for data professionals or data scientist career pathway. Graduates of this programme are highly demanded in the increasingly data-driven world where their main role is to make sense of big data to improve business processes, optimize resources, increase profits, increase customer satisfaction, personalized experience, automation, and so on.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse Technology, Cloud Computing are some of the specialization courses covered in this programme in addition to core courses of Computer Science, for example, Programming, Database Management, Software Engineering and Computer Networks.

Students will have an opportunity to work with the industry through their 6 months industrial training and carry out real-life projects on data science and computer science. All such training will add value to their qualification and increase their employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects 
(2) A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects 
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Computing (Track A) OR Relevant Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation relevant accredited by MQA OR Diploma (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)^ 

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit in Additional Mathematics OR O Level Grade C in Mathematics-Additional OR UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

OR

(1) STPM - Grade C in one Mathematics and one science/ICT subject (Science Stream)
(2) A Level - Grade C in one Mathematics and one science/ICT subject

Compulsory subjects:
(1) and (2) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

OR

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects 
(2) A Level - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in one mathematics subject
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects 

Compulsory Subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit in Mathematics and one science/technology/engineering subject OR O Level Grade C in Mathematics and one science/technology/engineering subject 
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include Grade C in AMMS0204 Mathematics conducted by TAR UC

^ Graduates with CGPA 2.0001 - 2.4999 are required to sit and pass a Qualifying Test.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Web Design and Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Internet of Things
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Data Science
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Engineering
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Warehouse Technology
  • Cloud Computing
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Database Management
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Research Methods
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training (6 months)

Electives (Choose 3):
Introduction to Computer Security
Mobile Application Development
Natural Language Processing
Graphics Programming
Image Processing
Algebra and Calculus
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Short Story
Free Module Electives (Choose 1):
Business Organization and Management
Principle of Marketing
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Note: General College Curriculum and Liberal Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell University BS Degree programme

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