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Top 50 Ranked UK Degree in Computer Science at KDU Penang University College

Best University in Malaysia for Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Top Ranked UK Dual Award at KDU Penang University College

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KDU Penang University College offers the UK Dual Award Computer Science degree. Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) course will receive the degree awarded by KDU Penang University College and University of Lincoln which is a Top 50 Ranked university in the UK. University of Lincoln is also ranked Top 50 in the UK for computer science programmes.

Students after SPM or O-Levels in the northern region of Malaysia who are interested in pursuing a top computing diploma can consider the 2-year Diploma in Computer Studies at KDU Penang University College. Upon completion of the diploma, graduates can continue on into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) degree UK dual award from a top 50 UK university.

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Top 50 UK Degree in Computer Science at KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College is strategically located in the heart of the city supported by technologically advanced Facilities

KDU Penang University College is strategically located in the heart of the city supported by technologically advanced Facilities

The UK Dual Award is offered to students enrolled in KDU Penang University College home grown Bachelor Degree Programmes within the Department of Computing.

If you enroll in KDU Penang’s UK dual award degree programme, upon successful completion of your studies you will graduate with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) degree from KDU Penang University College and receive an additional BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree award from the top ranked University of Lincoln, UK.

The University of Lincoln is highly regarded for its innovative approach to teaching, learning and engagement, and has been rated the UK’s number one modern university by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

Lincoln is proud to be home to world-leading researchers who are making profound contributions to their subject areas. More than half of the research submitted by Lincoln to the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading (3* or 4*) – the highest scores possible.

Why the University of Lincoln, UK?

Quality teaching, employable graduates, strong links with industry, and an innovative and dynamic

KDU Penang University College Libary

KDU Penang University College Libary

approach to learning – just a few highlights of studying with our dual award programme. Here are a few more:

  • The University of Lincoln is highly regarded for its innovative approach to teaching, learning and engagement, and has been rated the UK’s number one modern university by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • Lincoln is proud to be home to world-leading researchers who are making profound contributions to their subject areas. More than half of the research submitted by Lincoln to the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading (3* or 4*) – the highest scores possible.
  • The School of Computer Science (SoCS), University of Lincoln has a rapidly growing international reputation for its research. Some recent achievements include:
    PRaVDA’s proton computed tomography being represented in “The 100 engineering ideas that changed the world” exhibition at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET);
    hosting the 7th European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR’15);
    and the award-winning Twitter garden (Gold Medal: Royal Horticultural Society, Chelsea Flower Show 2013)

Benefits of studying in KDU Penang’s dual award degree programme

KDU Penang graduates will receive an academic transcript from both institutions. The Bachelor of

KDU Penang University College students are taught by qualified and experienced full time lecturers

KDU Penang University College students are taught by qualified and experienced full time lecturers

Computer Science (Hons) degree programme is designed to produce quality graduates who grasp a sound technical knowledge of the broad aspects of computer science. The programme also provides an understanding of computer science as an academic discipline.

This degree is validated by a leading UK university and upon successful completion of the programme graduates are awarded two degree certificates. The courses offers study covering a wide range of topics including object-oriented programming, artificial intelligence, mobile computing and computational mathematics, using languages and tools such as Java, C++, Android, SQL, and MATLAB.

Computer lab at KDU Penang University College

Computer lab at KDU Penang University College

  • Gain a degree from KDU Penang University College plus a degree from top ranked University of Lincoln, UK
  • Improved international academic recognition for your studies;
  • Improved employability via a more developed and stronger CV;
  • Improved English skills;
  • Exposure to UK-style education in Malaysia
  • Professional and guest lecturer speakers from Malaysia and UK;
  • Study abroad opportunities. Spend up to a year in the UK (optional)

As a graduate of a computing discipline you may work as a:

  • Systems Developer
  • Web programmer
  • R&D software Engineer
  • System Analyst

Programme Structure for the Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) at KDU Penang University College

YEAR 1 Subjects for the Computer Science Degree Programme at KDU Penang University College

Close personal attention from KDU University College Penang full time lecturers allow for students to excel in their studies

Close personal attention from KDU University College Penang full time lecturers allow for students to excel in their studies

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Relational Database
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Foundation of Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Structures & Algorithms

YEAR 2 Subjects for the Computer Science Degree Programme at KDU Penang University College

Top students from all over Malaysia study at KDU University College Penang

Top students from all over Malaysia study at KDU University College Penang

  • Program Design & Development
  • Principles of Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems and Concurrency
  • Introduction to Web Design (Web) / Introduction to Artificial Intelligence.(AI)
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Database Programming
  • Elective 1**
  • Elective 2 **
  • Server-Side Web Technologies (Web) / Intelligent Systems (AI)
  • Public Speaking
  • Elective 3**

YEAR 3 Subjects for the Computer Science Degree Programme at KDU Penang University College

Computer lab at KDU Penang University College

Computer lab at KDU Penang University College

  • Individual Project 1
  • Computer Graphics
  • Web Application Integration 1 (Web)/Image Processing(AI)
  • Software Engineering
  • Individual Project 2
  • Social and Current issues in Computing
  • Web Application Integration 2 (Web) Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AI)
  • Parallel Computing
  • Industrial Training

Programme Specialisation

  • AI – Courses in Artificial Intelligence
  • WP – Courses in Web Programming

Field Electives

Top students come to KDU Penang University College for a great learning experience

Top students come to KDU Penang University College for a great learning experience

  • Mobile Application Development
  • Theory of Computation
  • Computer Security
  • Management of Relational Database
  • Business Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Mobile Computing
  • Critical Perspectives on Project Management
  • Cross-Platform Development

** Students will choose 3 courses from the Field electives. Two with 3 credits and one with 4 credits.

KDU Penang University College Partner University – University of Lincoln Rankings

University of Lincoln is a Top 50 Ranked University in the UK

University of Lincoln is a Top 50 Ranked University in the UK

  • University of Lincoln is ranked in the top 400 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2015
  • The Guardian University guide 2017: University league table ranks University of Lincoln at 56st overall
  • The Guardian University guide 2017: University league table for Computer Science & Information ranks University of Lincoln at 43
  • In the 2017 League Table Ranking by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked at 49th overall.
  • In the 2017 League Table Ranking for Computer Science by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked 47th.
  • The University of Lincoln is placed in the top half of all UK institutions by the Guardian 2016 University Guide and the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

Study at the Best University College in Penang

KDU University College Penang (KDU Penang) began its chapter when it opened its door to its first batch of students in 1991. Since

Lecture Hall at KDU College Penang

Lecture Hall at KDU College Penang

then, the KDU Penang has grown by leaps and bounds. Now, sitting proudly at Jalan Anson, KDU Penang is the most popular private tertiary education provider in the northern region. It has international alumni from 48 countries around the world. KDU prides itself with its impressive alumni of more than 45,000 graduates.

KDU Penang’s range of internationally recognized industry-driven academic programmes covers a wide level of offerings from Certificate to Diploma and Degree level programmes. All its programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and are internationally affiliated with top universities around the globe such as KEELE and Northumbria University from the United Kingdom and the IMI University Centre from Switzerland.

KDU Penang was twice conferred an all-round 5-star College status by Ministry of Education (MOE) MyQuest Audit and boasts of state-of-the-art facilities which include industry-standard 5 star kitchens, a Recording Studio, Art Gallery and Design Studios,

Gym at KDU College Penang

Gym at KDU College Penang

VLSI engineering labs, Games and Multimedia Computing Design Labs, Business Boardrooms and Lounge, Mock Hotel Suites and many more.

All this helps ensure that every KDU student is well prepared to be gainfully employed upon graduation – an indisputable fact that has strengthened the institution’s impressive 90% graduate employability rate.

Over a span of 23 years, our students continue to do us proud with a string of successes in various national and international competitions. In July 2013, KDU Penang was also awarded the Penang MPSP Green Industry Award for the SME Education and Awareness category.

Moving forward, KDU Penang will be upgrading itself to University College status by end of 2014. Known as Malaysia’s Premier Island City Campus, it will also be enhancing its campus learning experience with a brand new ‘Green’ campus in the Batu Kawan area in Penang by 2020.

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