The Department of Foundation and Diploma Studies (CCI-FDS) offers Diploma in Computer Science (DCS), Foundation in Computer Science (FCS) and Foundation in Information Technology (FIT) programmes. The department is equipped with sufficient computers and physics laboratories. All the laboratories are air-conditioned and equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment. Laboratory classes are conducted either by lecturers themselves or tutors, who are closely supervised by the lecturers.
Students taking Diploma in Computer Science are exposed to a variety of subjects that enable them to either join the workforce or continue with the degree programme, upon graduation. Among the subjects to be undertaken under this diploma are Introduction to Programming, Malaysian Studies, Web Programming, Computer Organization, Multimedia Technologies, Software Engineering, etc. Students will also be doing Final Year project, closely supervised by lecturers and be given the chance to experience working in the industry via Industrial Training programme.
With such a wide and comprehensive coverage, students graduated with Diploma in Computer Science are given the freedom to choose any related Bachelor programmes (either Computer Science or Information Technology), should they decided to purse with their studies.
90 credit hours of subjects are being taught in seven semesters. This Diploma in Computer Science programme can be completed in 2 ¼ years.
For Malaysian Students:
Year 1: Semester 1
Year 1: Semester 2
Year 1: Special Semester
Year 2: Semester 4
Year 2: Semester 5
Year 2: Special Semester
Year 3: Semester 7
Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.