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Diploma in Computer Science

2 Years
January, April and August
MQA Code

The Diploma in Computer Science (DCSI) at Sunway College specifically formulated to equip students with knowledge, technical skills and personal qualities for a career in Data Science related field or for furthering their academic pursuit in degree programmes.  

Students will be equipped with functional competencies relate to the technical competencies in utilising and adapting to new Big Data technologies to help graduates excel at work and further study. Through DCSI, students will also develop data science focused knowledge in programming, mathematics and statistics, databases, data modelling, data visualisation, data analytics, business management and marketing, and software implementation.

Your pathway to a brighter future starts here

Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level
Pass with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics or Additional Mathematics
Pass with a minimum of 3 Bs including Mathematics or Addtional Mathematics
Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA


Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Operating System
  • Programming for Data Science
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming Concepts & Problem Solving
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Database Fundamentals l
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data Visualisation
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Business
  • English for Information Technology

Year 2

  • Computer System Architecture
  • Professional Issues in Information Technology
  • Digital Marketing
  • Network Administration & Security
  • Database Fundamentals ll
  • Elementary Calculus
  • Basic Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics Logic and Theory Set
  • English for Business Communication
  • IT Project l
  • IT Project ll

General Studies Subjects

Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For Local students:

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A* or Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education or Islamic Studies
  • Kursus Integriti dan Anti Rasuah (KIAR)
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Community Service

Applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

Progression Pathway

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of this programme a variety of job options could include;

Data Science associated careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Modeller
  • Database Administrator

Computer Science associated careers

  • Analyst Programmer
  • IT Support Personnel
  • Software Designer / Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • System Designer / Engineer


Scholarships and Bursaries

The following scholarships & bursaries are available for this programme:

  • Sin Chew Education Fund
  • Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship
  • Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Student can also apply for the following financial aids:

  • PTPTN Loan
  • EPF Withdrawal
What's Next?

For admissions enquiry, contact our education counsellors

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