What will I learn?

This programme offers a comprehensive look into the world of software engineering by providing the students with not only the theoretical and technical knowledge but the skills needed in various other related aspects of software engineering. The programme emphasizes a strong underlying of Software Engineering principles and concepts through object-oriented modeling, software design and architecture, human-computer interaction and software quality.

Course Structure

This programme consists of 128 credits comprising 20 credits University courses, 17 credits Faculty Core courses, 6 credits Faculty Elective courses, 55 credits Programme Core courses (including 12 credits for Industrial Training), and 30 credits Specialization Elective courses.

Career Opportunity

Graduates of this programme may choose to be one (but not limited to) of the following:

  • ASystem Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • Software Architect
  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Academician
  • Researcher

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology

Study options

Full Time (3.5 years)

Tuition fees
RM18,480.00 (US$ 4,361) per year
Tuition fees per programme: USD $15,800

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

Universiti Malaya

Jalan Universiti,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

50603, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above or A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties. Students must obtain: TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above or IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above.

For international students

Students must have the following requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty.

Applicants must achieve one of the qualifications listed below:

(1) IELTS Academic - Band 6.0 >

(2) TOEFL - Score 550 (PBT) / 213 (CBT) / 80 (IBT)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Universiti Malaya

UM is Malaysia’s oldest and best university and among the top 60 and top 1% of universities in the world.

  • Ranked 59th in the 2021 QS World University Rankings
  • Over 200 world-class programmes to choose from
  • UM’s alumni include former Malaysian Prime Ministers
  • 34 courses ranked in QS World’s Top 200 Subject Rankings

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