Diploma in Computer Science

Diploma in Computer Science
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The FTMS Diploma has advance standing for entering into the final year of Degree programmes offered by various highly rated Universities subject to the applicant meeting their entry requirements. Technology is progressing at a fast pace and it is important to cater to and cope with the needs of the IT industry. The FTMS Diploma in Computer Science is designed to provide students with the appropriate knowledge and expertise in designing and building computer systems and software applications. It covers the fundamental aspects of computer hardware and software, with additional skills to groom well-rounded individuals to succeed in today’s world.


Prior to the start of any year of a course (including prior to the start of year 1 at the application stage), a student may request exemption from one or more specific taught modules during the year on the basis of previous qualifications or experience.

Exemptions will only be considered where the relevant course regulations allow for module exemptions to be granted.

Students with relevant Diploma or equivalent qualifications will be exempted from academic year 1 and 2 depending on their qualifications, subjects to approval from the Examination Board.


Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.


Graduates will be awarded the MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency)accredited Diploma after completion of all three academic years.


Year 1

  • Statistic and Numerical Methods
  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Business Communication
  • Business Organisation
  • Accounting Principles
  • English for Learning
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
  • Bahasa Malaysia


Year 2

  • Computer Systems and Architecture
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Computing Ethics
  • C Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming with C++
  • Multimedia Design
  • Operating Systems
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Java Programming
  • English for Professional


Year 3

  • Database Management Systems
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Visual Basic
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Graphics
  • Web Application Technologies
  • Computer Communication and Networking
  • Project


  • Advanced Java Programming
  • VB.NET
  • inux

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.

We welcome applications from International students. Please check the minimum entry qualification below and contact our counselor for a specific entry requirement information.

  • Pass SPM with 3 credits including credits in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH
  • Minimum 3 Credits in SPM / ‘O’ Level
  • Two (2) Principles in STPM / ‘A’ Level
  • FTMS Foundation in Business IT
  • Diploma Year 1 in any Field

Graduates are exceptionally well suited to positions in which computing and technology are applied towards making strategic and operational contributions to the functioning, improvement and renewal of commercial and non-commercial organizations

Graduates can seek various career opportunities at executive levels such as:

  • Database Administrators
  • Web Application Developers
  • Multimedia Designers
  • Programmers
  • Network Technicians
  • Hardware Technicians
  • Systems Administrators
  • IT Executives