Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Science) with Honours

University Malaysia of Computer
Science & Engineering (UNIMY)

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Here's the BIG Picture

Choosing a computer science degree specializing in data science opens up a world of opportunities in today's data-driven landscape. With organisations across industries increasingly relying on data to drive decision-making and gain competitive advantages, the demand for skilled data scientists continues to soar.  

UNIMY’s Bachelor of Computer Science (Data Science) helps you gain specialised knowledge and expertise in collecting, analysing, and interpreting large datasets to extract valuable insights and inform strategic business decisions.  

You will benefit from strong industry partnerships that offer internships, industry visits, and networking opportunities, providing invaluable real-world experience. Our industry-ready curriculum is designed to prepare you for future technologies and trends, ensuring you stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly evolving field. 

Why Choose This Course At UNIMY?

  • A comprehensive curriculum that covers various data science concepts and practices.
  • Industry-relevant skills needed to succeed in the industry of data science.
  • Hands-on experience through practical training, workshops, and industry-based projects.
  • Industry partnerships for internships, industry visits, and networking opportunities.
  • Highly experienced and qualified faculty members for quality education and guidance.
  • Career opportunities in various fields of data science upon graduation.
  • Preparedness for future technologies and trends in the ever-evolving industry.

Why choose UNIMY?

At UNIMY, students will benefit from an exceptional academic experience set within the well-renowned science, technology, and innovation hub. UNIMY’s lecturers are comprised of a diverse group of experts from various industries with specialisations in UNIMY’s eight focus areas. Our ethos of high-quality teaching and learning, leading-edge curriculum, and work readiness skills, combined with a vibrant student experience will be the key to unlocking your true potential. This is where you will gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience, as well as become competent enough to take on the challenges that come with IR 4.0. 

How Do I Get In?

  • STPM – Pass with a minimum grade of C and CGPA of 2.0 in any TWO (2) subjects or any equivalent qualification; or 
  • Ministry of Education (MOE) Matriculation – Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0; or 
  • STAM - Pass with minimum grade of Jayyid in any TWO (2) subjects.

AND a credit in

  • Additional Mathematics at SPM level or it's equivalent; or 
  • Mathematics and any of the Science, Technology or Engineering subjects at SPM level or it's equivalent; or
  • STPM (Science Stream) or it's equivalent with a minimum grade of C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics module and ONE (1) Science/ICT Module; or
  • Diploma in Computing (Level 4, MQF) or it's equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5; or
  • Any Diploma in Science and Technology (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; or
  • Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) in Computing fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 subjected to HEP Senate/Academic Board's approval; or
  • Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) in Computing fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 subjected to HEP Senate/Academic Board's approval.

English Language Requirements 

Local Students

  • Pass in English at SPM/SPMV/IGCSE level
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government 

International Students

  • MUET: Minimum band 3; or
  • GCSE: Minimum Pass; or
  • IELTS: Minimum Band 4;
  • or TOEFL PBT: Minimum Score 397;
  • or PTE: ; or
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government (equivalent to CEFR High B1)

** Validity of test results:

  • MUET: 5 years


Year 1

- Mathematics
- Programming Techniques
- Database
- Operating System
- Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations/Malay Communication Language II
- Design Thinking
- Artificial Intelligence
- Object Oriented Programming
- Probability and Statistics
- Data Science
- Professional Communication
- Computer Organisation and Architecture
- Philosophy and Current Issues
- Statistical Methods for Data Analytics
- Third Language

Year 2

- Machine Learning
- Systems Fundamental
- Data Structure and Algorithm
- Cyber Laws and Ethics
- Information Management for Data Science
- Community Service
- Graphics and Data Visualisation
- System Development
- Human Computer Interaction
- Software Engineering Practices
- Decision Support and Business Intelligence
- Data Communication and Network
- New Venture Creation
- Research and Innovative Thinking

Year 3

- Final Year Project 1 & 2
- Unstructured Data Analysis
- Big Data
- Data Mining
- Network Defence
- Networking System and Technology
- Integrity and Anti-Corruption
- Industrial Training

Tuition Fees

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International Students



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