Diploma in Science (Computer Science and Statistics)


Programme Overview

This programme emphasises on the analysis, development and implementation of computer systems and also focuses on developing statistical theory, inference methods and statistical modelling.

Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of:-
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management Mathematics with Computing
• Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) in Enterprise Information Systems

Minimum Entry Requirements

# Students with 3-4 r elevant credits in SPM/Grade C in 3-4 relevant subjects in O Le vel may be considered for the Diploma programmes offered at the Perak Branch Campus (PK), Johor Branch Campus (JH), Pahang Faculty Branch (PH) and Sabah Faculty Branch (SB).

** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) 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 Malaysia and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) The entry requirement must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
c) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.


Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • Introduction to Information Technology
    • Programming Concepts and Design I
    • Programming Concepts and Design II
    • Principles of Information Systems
    • Web Design and Development
    • Analysis and Design of IS
    • Analysis and Design of IS Case Study
    • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
    • Windows Application Programming
    • Database Development and Applications
    • College Algebra
    • Analytic Trigonometry
    • Introductory Mathematical Modelling
    • Introductory Calculus
    • Statistics I
    • Statistics II
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Algebra
    • Introduction to Survey Research Methodology
    • Statistical Software Applications
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, English for Communication, Bahasa Kebangsaan
A, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Public Speaking, English for IELTS, Civic
Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular


Career Prospects

  • Programmers
  • End-user Support Staff
  • Analysts/Programmers
  • IT Administrators or Executives, Systems Officers
  • Database Administrators
  • Web Designers
  • Quality Control Officers
  • Market Research Executives