Course Details

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Technology (Honours)

Xiamen University




  • Description

    The CST programme at Xiamen University (XMU) was introduced in 1982 and is currently offered through School of Information Science and Engineering (SISE). As one of the oldest engineering schools in China with a comprehensive range of academic programmes, SISE owns an exemplary national educational centre for electronic information, and hosts the Ministry of Education's "Key Laboratory for Underwater Acoustic Communication and Marine Information Engineering".

    We have extensive ties with many world-renowned universities and enterprises through academic exchanges and collaboration, and have appointed more than 20 international and domestic scholars, including members of the engineering academies of the US and Canada, as adjunct, guest or honorary professors. We joined the Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) programme in 2011 as the first partner institute from mainland China.

    Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus focuses on equipping graduates with a comprehensive set of knowledge that permits them to adapt to the ever-changing computer technologies and the constantly evolving computer industry, with a strong foundation in mathematics and computing skills that enables them to pursue topics of interest among the many sub-disciplines in computing, and with an ability to manage the computing infrastructure of an organisation.

    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 26,000 (USD 6,190) per year; Estimated Total Cost - RM 104,000 (USD 24,761)

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    Degree Type

    Foreign Degree (Malaysian Branch Campus)

  • Intake (Month)
    February, April, September

Entry Requirements


    Minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in 2 subjects, and pass in SPM or equivalent with credit in Additional Mathematics 

  • A-Level

    Minimum passes in 2 subjects, and pass in SPM or equivalent with credit in Additional Mathematics

  • UEC

    At least Grade B in 5 subjects including Advanced Mathematics

  • Matriculation/ Foundation

    At least CGPA 2.0 in the relevant field, and credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM or equivalent

  • Other

    SAM - a TER 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects including Mathematics

    CPU - an average of 70% and pass 6 subjects including Mathematics

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Pass in Diploma in Computer Science/Information System/Information; Technology/Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.5*, and credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM or equivalent

    Other Diplomas:
    a minimum CGPA of 2.5, and credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM or equivalent

    *Note: Applicant with CGPA of less than 2.5 but more than 2.0 may be accepted subject to a stringent internal evaluation process.

  • English Requirements

    All incoming foreign students are required to sit for the English Placement test (if they do not meet the minimum TOEFL or IELTS band score).

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure

    Introduction to Computer Science And Technology

    Programming Practice

    Discrete Mathematics

    Data Structures

    Digital Logic

    Unix System Programming

    Design And Analysis of Algorithms

    Circuit Analysis

    Principles of Computer Composition

    Compiler Principles

    Principles of Operating Systems

    Software Architecture and Development Environment

    Computer Architecture

    Object-Oriented Programming-C++

    Object-Oriented Programming-Java

    Numerical Methods

    Digital Signal Processing

    Computer Graphics

    Computer Networks and Communication

    Multimedia Technology

    Software Engineering

    ARM Assembly Language

    Principles of Database System

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 26,000 (USD 6,190) per year

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