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The Diploma in Computer Science (DCSI) at Sunway College specifically formulated to equip students with knowledge, technical skills and personal qualities for a career in Data Science related field or for furthering their academic pursuit in degree programmes.  Students will be equipped with functional competencies relate to the technical competencies in utilising and adapting to new Big Data technologies to help graduates excel at work and further study.Through DCSI, students will also develop data science focused knowledge in programming, mathematics and statistics, databases, data modelling, data visualisation, data analytics, business management and marketing, and software implementation.DCSI graduates will acquire major skills in communication through different platforms and under various conditions. With communication competencies, they will also be well-suited to develop their role as a leader or a team player in the workplace, at home, in different social groups, and in the general society.Sunway College will also assist students in their development of entrepreneurial skills to maximise career success.

Programme Highlight

  • Vibrant learning community
  • e-Learn is well supported by the accessible educational software, printers and a team of experienced academic staffs on campus
  • Strong partnership with Sunway University and industry leaders
  • Our Career & Placement Service Officer offers a range of support for internship, progression and job placement


January/ April / August
2 years
Assessment & Examinations
The major objective of the assessment and examination procedures is to improve student learning and measure their comprehension.

Final grades reflect:
- 60% Coursework
- 40% Final Examination
Entry Requirements
SPM / O-Level:
Pass with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics or Additional Mathematics
Pass with minimum 3 Bs including Mathematics or Additional Mathematics
Other Qualifications:
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA
English Language Requirement
For International Students only:
  • IELTS - Minimum Band 5
  • Other equivalent

Career Prospect

Data Science associated careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Modeller
  • Database Administrator
Computer Science associated careers
  • Analyst Programmer
  • IT Support Personnel
  • Software Designer / Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • System Designer / Engineer

Progression Pathway

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Programme Structure

Data Science Concentration Subjects

Data Science
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Marketing
Business Management and Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Business

Essential Subjects

  • Fundamentals of Information System
  • Programme Concepts & Problem Solving
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Database Fundamental I
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Database Fundamental II
Internet Technologies
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Network Administration & Security
Mathematics and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Basic Linear Algebra
  • Elementary Calculus
  • Mathematics Logic & Theory Set


  • IT Project I
  • IT Project II


MOHE General Studies
Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For local students:
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islam Education
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
For international students:
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islam Education
  • Community Service