BSc. (Hons) Software Engineering 3+0

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Software systems are at the centre and heart of our daily lives. This includes commerce, industry, healthcare and communications. With organizations of all sizes seeking talented professionals to create software systems that are usable, robust and maintainable, there is no better time than now to study software engineering at SENTRAL College Penang.
The BSc (Hons) Software Engineering 3+0 programme is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of software specification, design, implementation and deployment using software development methodologies. It will equip students with advanced computing knowledge and a hands-on ethos, so the graduates are ready to build a successful and lucrative career in programming and software development. This degree is awarded by the University of Salford, which received a Royal Charter in 1967 from Her Majesty the Queen. The University is fully recognized by the British government.


This program is awarded by the University of Salford, U.K.


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  • August
Entry RequirementProgramme StructureCareer Opportunities

Any one of the following:

  • Pass the Matriculation program or Foundation or equivalent to a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or pass STPM or equivalent to a minimum grade of C (GPA 2.00) in any of the 2 subjects and credit in the following subjects at SPM level or equivalent:
  • Additional Mathematics; or
  • Mathematics and one of the subjects of Science, Technology or Engineering. or
  • Passed STPM in Science or equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in one subject of Mathematics and one subject of Science / lCT; or
  • Diploma in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information System or equivalent to a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or
  • Any Diploma in science and technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. and a credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
Year 1
  • MPU
  • Computer System Internals and Linux
  • Database Systems
  • Programming 1
  • Academic English
  • Computer Applications
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • MPU
  • Professional Development and Practices
  • Web Development and HCI
  • Programming 2
Year 2
  • MPU
  • Career Development
  • Client Server Systems
  • Design Patterns
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • MPU
  • Digital Marketing Innovation
  • Elective 1
  • Networking and Security
  • Software Projects with Agile Techniques
  • Software Evolution
Year 3
  • MPU
  • Dependable Software Engineering
  • Information Security Management
  • Project for SE
  • Elective 2
  • Business Management
  • Software Quality Management
  • Elective 3
  • Industrial Training
Elective Papers
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software/Application Engineer
  • Software Project Engineer
  • Systems Analyst, Systems Engineer
  • Software Quality Engineer
  • Software Configuration Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • Software Process Engineer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Software Maintainer
  • Academician
  • Researcher
  • Software Designer.
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Developer

SENTRAL College Penang: Why Software Engineering Course & Subjects?

Explore our esteemed Software Engineering Degree Course which is accredited by the prestigious University of Salford, U.K. Our Software Engineering subjects help to enhance your expertise in software specification, design, implementation, and deployment using cutting-edge methodologies.

Through the collaboration between industry leaders like Jabil, Plexus and Vitrox with our college institution, graduates are able to access a wide range of career opportunities including software/application engineer, systems analyst or software architect. Take the leap by downloading the brochure or contact us now to seize a future brimming with possibilities.