Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

KPT/JPS (R/481/6/0296)06/23 | MQA/FA 2693

Course Duration

Full time 3 Years (6 Long Semesters + 3 Short Semesters).
Full time (Weekend) 3 – 5 Years


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 50,000 (Malaysian)
RM 51,000 (International)


This programme provides students with the knowledge and skills that go beyond programming to develop complex but reliable, safe and efficient software systems. The core curriculum builds on top of computer science fundamentals covering topics ranging from planning, designing, analysing, verifying, validating, implementing and deploying to maintaining that are essential to the successful engineering of a wide range of software systems. Graduates of the programme will have strong technical, process, communication and teamwork skills to be immediately productive in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

*STPM: Pass STPM with 2 Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any subjects

*GCE A-LEVEL: 2 Passes in A-Level

UEC: 5 Grade B in any subjects including Additional / Advanced / Further Mathematics OR (refer to Mathematic Requirement below)

*FOUNDATION/ MATRICULATION: Pass Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.0


Pass Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field.

Pass Diploma in related fields between CGPA 2.0-2.5 or Diploma in other fields with min. CGPA 2.50+ CGPA may be admitted subject to rigorous UNIMY assessment.


Pass Diploma in Vocational or Technical (DKM/DKLM/DVM) with minimum CGPA 2.50 in relevant field

Pass Diploma in related fields between CGPA 2.0-2.5 with min 2 years work experience in relevant field

AND (Mathematic Requirement)

a Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM/ IGCSE/ O-Level


a Credit in Mathematics and Science or ICT subject at SPM/ IGCSE/ O-Level. Candidates need to do a pre-requisite module: Mathematics 2 in the first semester of degree programme.


Candidates without a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the Foundation/Diploma programme contains subjects in Mathematics that are equivalent to Additional Mathematics at SPM level.

**Passed with at least grade E at SPM level for the following three (3) subjects: English, Mathematics, and one Science/ICT subject OR

Candidates from non-relevant IT programmes with no SPM, must pass UNIMY’s Bridging Program.

English Language Requirements


  • SPM/SPMV: Minimum pass; OR
  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government


  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
  • MUET: Minimum band 3; OR
  • IELTS: Minimum band 5.0; OR
  • TOEFL: Minimum score of 410-413; OR
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

** Validity of test results:
-MUET: 5 years
-IELTS & TOEFL: 2 years

Programme Outline

Year 1

  • Mathematics 1 & 2
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Programming Techniques
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Systems Development
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • Research and Innovative Thinking
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Co-Curriculum

Year 2

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Science Theory
  • Software Requirement Engineering
  • Software Project Management
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Mobile Device Programming
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Computing and Society
  • Professional Communication
  • 3rd Language
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Industrial Workshop

Year 3

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Testing & Quality Assurance
  • Mobile System
  • Mobile Electronic Commerce
  • Formal Methods
  • *Elective Subjects
  • Final Year Project 1 & 2
  • Industrial Training

Elective Subjects* (choose 4)

  • Database Server Administration Fundamental I
  • Database Server Administration Fundamental II
  • Dynamic Web System Development
  • Quality Assurance and Software Testing
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Information Technology System Security
  • Network Defence
  • Information Technology Management (MIS)
  • Fiber Optic
  • Interconnect Network Infrastructure I
  • Interconnect Network Infrastructure II
  • Networking Systems and Technology
  • Media Digital Production
  • Project Management Integration
  • Integrated Software Development

Education Pathway

Upon completing this course, students can proceed to pursue further study in the following courses:

Students Project

UNIMY Final Year Project

Career Prospects

  • Mobile Computing Developer
  • Software Engineer/Architect/Manager
  • Software Developer/Designer
  • Systems Analyst/Engineer
  • Network Engineer/Administrator/Manager
  • Systems Administrator/Manager
  • Database Administrator/Manager
  • Computer Lecturer/University Academician
  • Project Manager
  • Computer and Information System Manager
  • Web Developers
  • Application/Games Developer/Engineer
  • Information Security Consultant

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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