Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Science)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Science)

This programme aims to produce excellent graduates who are able to apply the knowledge gained in the field of Computer Science and Data Science and apply scientific techniques to solve computer-based problems, as well as having an entrepreneurship mindset.

The graduates will be able to conduct data-driven investigations by accessing, assessing and analyzing data sets to gain useful information, to be competent in using suitable tools and technologies in building data model capable of prediction and be able to solve problems that involve disparate datasets from any domain and develop data products.

For this program, UM has signed the MoA with SAS to develop Data Scientists in Malaysia. Students completing specific elective courses offered by this program will receive a Joint Professional Certificate from SAS.

SAS also has endorsed the program in Data Analytics by providing tools and educational material support for learning and research purposes.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Science Stream

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B at  STPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics (T);
  • Physics; and
  • Chemistry/  Biology/  Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Additional Mathematics; and
  • Mathematics / Physics

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET.

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION

Science Stream

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in Matriculation/  Foundation for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;
  • Physics/ Engineering Physics; and
  • Chemistry/  Engineering
  • Chemistry/   Biology/  Computer Science/  Computing
    and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for the following subjects:
  • Additional Mathematics; and
  • Mathematics / Physics

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET.

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a Diploma in Computer Science or Diploma in Information Technology from public universities/  other institutions with related field recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in Diploma level for Mathematics subjects;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Additional Mathematics; and
  • Mathematics / Physics

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

Not Offered

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

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