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Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science

BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (HONOURS)
IN DATA SCIENCE

MQA/PA14280|KPT/N/481/6/0830 (06/2026)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science aims to cultivate data science experts with latest and advanced computer science industry and research experience. The programme also aims to nurture academics with core competencies needed in both computer science and data science. The programme develops programming skills for data science (Python), Natural Language Processing, Neural Networks, Cloud Computing, and Blockchain and its Applications. The students will be learning the generic skills in advanced statistical analysis and application, including Stochastic Analysis, Bayesian Statistics and Experimental Design, and Time Series Analysis and Forecasting.

Programme Length: 3 Years
Programme Credit: 120 Credit Hours
Intakes: January / May / September

Career Opportunities

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science

– Computer Scientist
– Data Scientist
– Software Developer
– Software Engineer
– Systems Engineer

– Network Engineer
– Web Developer
– Computer Network Architect
– Technical Writers
– Data Science Expert

Programme Modules

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– Business Statistics
– Introduction to Computational Thinking
– OOP with Python 1
– Databases
– Computer System Fundamentals
– Critical Thinking
– Linear Algebra
– Operating Systems and Computer Networks
– Discrete Mathematics
– Neural Network Basics

– U4: Community Service
– Neural Networks for Machine Learning
– Algorithms
– Data Analysis
– Software Specification & Modelling

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– U1: Ethnic Relations /Malaysia Studies 3
– Artificial Intelligence Methods
– Data Processing Techniques
– U2: Creative Thinking/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– OOP with Python 2
– U1: Islamic and Asian Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 2
– U3: Malaysian Innovation
– Natural Language Processing
– UI/UX Design
– Stochastic Analysis

– Bayesian Statistics and Experimental Design
– Data Visualisation
– Knowledge Representation
– Time Series Analysis & Forecasting

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
– Project I
– Distributed Databases
– Python 3 – Advanced Data Analysis
– Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
– Project II
– Ethics and IT
– Cloud Computing
– Business Analytics
– Blockchain & Its Applications

–  Professional Attachment

Assoc. Prof. Dr Sasa ARSOVSKI
Programme Director of Arts & Robotics

Our Bachelor of Information System (Honours) in Artificial Intelligence is aimed to cultivate an Artificial Intelligence (AI) practitioners with the ability to apply fundamental mathematical knowledge and logic, and scientific and theoretical AI knowledge in analysing, modelling, designing, developing and evaluating AI solutions.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science

STPM: Pass with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent;
or
STPM in Science Stream: Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) inclusive of Mathematics AND one Science / ICT subject;

A Level: Pass with min. of Grade D/full pass in Mathematics and one Science / ICT subject;

UEC: Pass with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics AND one Science / ICT subject

Matriculation or Foundation: Pass with min. CGPA of 2.00, AND a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent OR a credit in Mathematics AND one Science/Technology/Engineering subject at SPM level or its equivalent

*Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent: min CGPA of 2.5

*Any other Diploma in Science and Technology with minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted, subject to rigorous internal assessment process and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.

*Note: CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 could be admitted, subject to the rigorous internal assessment process.

Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

Malaysian Student

MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
No Minimum English Requirement

*RU ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL: 500
TOEFL iBT: 42
MUET: Band 3
GCE O Level /1119: English D
SPM: English C
UEC: English B
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 154

*Students who did not meet RU English Requirement are required to take a Concurrent English Language Programme (CELP)

Contact us to receive the latest information about the tuition
fee.

Click here to check the available scholarship.

International Student

INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL: 500
TOEFL iBT: 42
PTE: 47
MUET: Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 154

*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Application Fee: RM4,500

Admission Fee: RM12,000

Indicative Tuition Fee:
Year 1: RM22,200
Year 2: RM22,200
Year 3: RM21,600

Total Fee: RM82,500
(Approx. USD21,000)

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