BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) 3+0 in collaboration with University of Hertfordshire, UK

Course ID
(N/0613/6/0014)(02/28)(MQA/PA 16135)
Campus
SEGi College Penang
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree
Awarding Institution
University of Hertfordshire, UK

The AI industry in Malaysia is projected to grow at a rate of 30% annually, reaching a market size of RM9.5 billion by 2025. 64% of Malaysian businesses are planning to invest in AI technology, and AI-related jobs have a 69% annual growth rate, making it one of the top emerging jobs in Malaysia. The Malaysian government has launched initiatives to support the development of AI, such as the National AI Framework and the AI Malaysia Grand Challenge. Additionally, AI professionals are among the top 10 highest-paying jobs in Malaysia, with an average salary of RM9,000 to RM15,000 per month, according to a JobStreet survey.

Strength of the Programme
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program at the University of Hertfordshire offers students the chance to specialize in artificial intelligence and robotics, as well as a strong foundation in mainstream computer science. The program is backed by a well-established computer science department with excellent facilities and strong links to business and industry. Graduates are well-prepared for IT careers through a combination of academic, professional, and practical study, with opportunities for industry certifications and a paid placement year. The department has a strong research background, with 90% of its research ranked as world-leading in the Research Excellence Framework of 2021, and past students have completed placements at prestigious companies such as Intel, IBM, and BT.

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Entry requirements

A pass in Matriculation or Foundation Studies with minimum CGPA of 2.00 or Pass in STPM or equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any of the following 2 subjects at SPM level or equivalent;
a. Additional Mathematic;
OR
b. Mathematics and either one subject of Science, Technology or Engineering
Passed STPM in Science stream or equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in one Mathematics subject and one Science / ICT subject;
Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5
Any Diploma in science and technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Introduction to Programming and Discrete Structures
Data modelling for databases
Team Software Project
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
Philosophy and Current Issues
Computational Problem Solving
From Silicon to C

Year 2

Principles and Practices of Large-Scale Programming
Accessibility and Usability
Database Systems
Design Thinking
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Malaysia Society 5.0
Technoprenuership
Algorithms and Data Structures
Artificial Intelligence
Computing Things
Operating Systems and Networks

Year 3

Artificial Intelligence Project (Part 1)
Software Architecture
Advanced Artificial Intelligence
Social and Collective Artificial Intelligence
Community Engagement
Industrial Training
Artificial Intelligence Project (Part 2)
Responsible Computing
Intelligent Adaptive Systems
Machine Learning and Neural Computing
Robotics

Financial Aid / Funding

PTPTN
EPF
HRDF
SEGi Monthly Installment
Low Initial Payment

Career opportunities

Software Engineers / Developers
Artificial Intelligence Specialist / Developers
Database Administrator / Analyst / Specialist
System Developer / Architect / Analyst Programmer
IT Infrastructure Architect / Engineer

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Intakes
24/06/2024
Orientation Dates
25/06/2024