Sunway University Computer Science

By | June 9, 2017

Sunway University Computer Science

The following are the Sunway University Computer Science programmes offered.

Computer Science is the science that deals with the theory and methods of processing information in digital computers; the design of computer hardware and software and its application.

  • CSCI 1013 Intro to Computer Application, 3 credits
  • CSCP 1014 Programming 1, 4 credits
  • CSCP 2014 Programming 2, 4 credits
  • CSCP 2024 Data Structures Available from Fall 2016, 4 credits
  • ENGR 2064 Digital Logic Available from Fall 2016, 3 credits
  • MATH 1034 Calculus I, 4 credits
  • MATH 1044 Calculus II, 4 credits
  • MATH 2014 Calculus III, 4 credits
  • MATH 1053 Discrete Mathematical Structure, 4 credits
  • MATH 3024 Linear Algebra, 4 credits

BSc in Computer Science (Hons)

This BSc in Computer Science programme will equip students with the knowledge, principles and skills in developing new technological and innovative solutions in the field of Computer Science. You will be able to perform a range of activities from analysing, modelling, designing, developing and evaluating computing solutions. There are also electives in specialised areas such as computer vision and computer security.

The degree provides students with theoretical algorithmic foundations to develop cutting-edge software or computing solutions. Graduates may also opt for postgraduate study that will equip you with skills to take up research positions or forays into cross-disciplinary innovation.



Validated by:
January, March & August
3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Software Engineer / Software Architect
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Game Developer
  • System Designer
  • Network Specialist
  • Research Analyst
  • Software Quality Assurance Officer
  • Enterprise Distributed Application Developer

Entry Requirement

STPM Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)
A Level CC / CDE (minimum 12 points)
Australian Matriculation ATAR 60
Canadian Matriculation 60%
MUFY 240 (60%)
Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.3
Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology CGPA 2.3
UEC Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
IB Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Other Qualifications
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Mathematics Requirement:
SPM / O-Level: Credit in Additional Mathematics

English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Acedemic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/ English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes where the medium of instruction is English
Cambridge English (Advanced): Minimum 67


MSc in Computer Science

This MSc in Computer Science programme will train you to carry out research in current and emerging IT fields, with the aim of growing advanced knowledge in specialist technical subject areas in order to be able to lead future developments in industry or academia.

You will be integrated as a member of our research groups at Sunway University with opportunities to participate in research activities alongside your supervisors such as seminars, workshops, laboratory experiments and fieldwork. Graduates of the MSc in Computer Science will have competencies in theory and practice of ICT and Computer Science. They will be well-equipped with analytical and problem-solving skills to work as senior consultants or in managerial positions in their field of study.



Validated by:
January, March, June & August
Full Time: 2 Years
Part Time: 3 Years



Career Prospects

  • Researcher in the area of Computer Science & Software
  • System Analyst]
  • Internet & Networking Specialist
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Quality Assurance Officer
  • Software Solutions Designer
  • Senior Systems Consultant
  • With the MSc in Computer Science (By Research), a graduate can also venture into a Doctoral Degree, such as a PhD in Computing at Sunway University.


Programme Structure

The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. Students will be required to complete two taught modules, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before they proceed to writing the thesis. By undergoing these two modules, candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards the Master’s degree.

Entry Requirement

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis


English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0;
  • TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based);
  • PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
  • Cambridge English (First) 75+
  • Cambridge English (Advanced) Minimum 67