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Master of Science (Computer Science)
by Coursework

KPT/JPS (N/481/7/0806) 04/23

Course Duration

Full time
1½ Years


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 17,000 (Malaysian).
RM 18,000 (International).


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This programme produces computer scientists with sufficient specialised computing and scientific expertise who can work effectively in multidisciplinary teams to communicate innovative ideas that improve the quality of life.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 BSc in computing or science & technology CGPA ≥ 2.75; OR
2 BSc in computing or science & technology 2.5 ≥ CGPA < 2.75
(applications will be considered on an individual basis); OR
3 BSc in computing or science & technology CGPA < 2.5
(with minimum 5 years relevant industry experience); OR
4 BSc (in non computing or science & technology) Required To Take Pre-requisite Courses

English Language Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 IGCSE Minimum Pass; OR
2 MUET Minimum band 3 (5 years validity); OR
3 IELTS Minimum band 5.0 (2 years validity); OR
4 TOEFL Minimum score of 550 (2 years validity); OR
5 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Course Outline

Core Courses
(25 Credits)

  • Advanced Algorithms (3 credits)
  • Artificial Intelligence Analysis and Design (3 credits)
  • Simulation and Modelling Techniques (3 credits)
  • Discrete Structure (3 credits)
  • Functional Programming Language (3 credits)
  • Computer Science Master Project 1 (4 credits)*
  • Computer Science Master Project 2 (6 credits)*

University Courses
(6 Credits)

  • Graduate Seminar (1 credit)
  • Research Methodology and Academic Writing (3 credits)
  • Current Issues in Computing (2 credits)

Elective Courses
(5 Credits) – Choose 3

  • Cloud Computing
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Advance Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems
  • Current Practices in Cyber Security

* Master Project
(10 credits)

  • Abundant Data Applications, Algorithms, and Architectures
  • Data Science Research
  • Information Security and Cryptography
  • Security of Computer Systems and Support for Digital Democracy
  • Programming Languages, Software Engineering and Mobile Computing
  • Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Graphics and Visual Computing

Education Pathway

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

Career Prospects

  • Systems manager
  • Information analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Web engineer
  • Data warehouse consultant
  • User interface designer
  • Systems specialist
  • IT consultant
  • Policy advisor
  • Project manager
  • Academician​

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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