Diploma in Computer Science

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (previously TAR UC)
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 17,600
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 31,400

About this course

Students are trained in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for software development, system design and related mathematical techniques.

Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2) O Level -  3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

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

*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 level.

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.


  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Programming Concepts and Design I
  • Programming Concepts and Design II
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Design and Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Database Development and Applications
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Introductory Calculus
  • Statistics I
  • Statistics II
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Industrial Training

      Elective I (Choose 1):

  • Accounting Methods I
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Computer Game Studies
  • Software Engineering

      Elective II (Choose 1):

  • Accounting Methods II
  • Introduction to Data Mining
  • Computer Game Development
  • Software Requirement and Design

      Elective III (Choose 1):

  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Application Development
  • GUI and Web Application Programming

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English for Tertiary Studies, Academic English, Bahasa Kebangsaan A or Public Speaking, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Professional English, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular

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