Course Details

Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering (Honours)

Xiamen University




  • Description

    The Software engineering programme at Xiamen University (XMU), which was introduced in 2002, is supported by the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China's Ministry of Education. The school has established joint research and development collaborations with a number of overseas IT enterprises including MICROSOFT, IBM, BEA, ORACLE, SYBASE, SUN and DELL.

    We have achieved great success in cultivating talents with practical abilities and an international outlook in the field of software engineering since the inception of the programme. We were approved as the "Innovative Area of Talent Training Mode" and "Excellent Engineer Training Programme" by China's Ministry of Education. Moreover, the course Software Engineering has been rated as a top-quality course by XMU, Fujian Province, as well as the Ministry of Education respectively.

    Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus is geared at producing graduates who are able to strike a balance between theories and practical implementation in software engineering, applying their knowledge and skills to design, develop, maintain and manage computer and mobile application systems in the context of a real-world engineering environment.

    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)

    MQA No.


    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 Mathematic

  • Matriculation/Foundation

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

  • Other
    SAM -  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

    *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

    Computing Mathematics

    Computer Fundamentals

    C and C++ Programming

    Principles of Information Systems

    Data Structure

    Principles of Artificial Intelligence

    Introduction of Software Engineering

    Computer Architecture

    Operating Systems


    Fundamentals of Network Technology

    Software Architecture and Design Patterns

    Algorithm Analysis and Design

    Object Oriented Modeling

    Human Computer Interaction

    Software Quality Engineering

    Software Project Management

    Computer Graphics

    Software Verification and Validation

    Embedded System

    Digital Media Technology

    Advanced Software Engineering

    Game Design and Development

    Software Requirement Engineering

    Information Security

    Introduction of Cloud Computing

    Mobile Application System Design

    Distributed Systems

    Data Mining

    Technology and Application of Internet of Things

    Big Data Analytics

    Virtual Reality

Additional Information

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

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.