KDU University College - Glenmarie Campus

Diploma in Computer Studies

Fees (International students)
USD 10,052 USD 8,042 20% OFF *
Fees (Malaysian students)
RM 38,185 RM 26,730 30% OFF *
Course Length
2 years
January, March, May, September
About the course

With KDU’s Diploma in Computer Studies, students will learn the application of IT knowledge to solve practical problems in industry or commerce. The programme covers information technology concepts, the practical operation of hardware and software, and the awareness of how computers affect work, home and play.

Students are given a solid, well-rounded foundation in the theory and application of general computing plus the basics of programming. Based on real-world industry requirements, they also gain the relevant skills and experience sought by today’s top technology employers. Not only that, this diploma programme also offers students the flexibility of combining their interests in computing with other areas of study and application.

Upon completion, students can decide to join the workforce or progress to the engineering degree programmes at KDU, as well as other institutions locally or internationally.

*The 20% bursary is applicable to the tuition fee component only.
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / GCE 'O' Level : Pass with min. 3 Credits (Inclusive of Mathematics);
  • UEC: Min. 3 Credits (Inclusive of Mathematics);
  • Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency): Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts);

English Language Requirement

  • Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
  • Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based); or 525 (paper-based) in TOEFL


  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Security
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Database Systems
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Internet & Web Technologies
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis & Design
  • User Interface Design
  • VB. Net Programming
  • Tertiary English 1
  • Tertiary English 2

Year 2

  • Creative Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Java Programming
  • Mobile Technology
  • Networking & Operating Systems
  • Professional Placement
  • Systems Administration & Management
  • Technopreneurship


  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning

*Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students:

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes).