Course - Asia Pacific University MSc in Computing @ APU Kuala Lumpur

Asia Pacific University MSc in Computing @ APU Kuala Lumpur

The MSc in Computing degree provides students with exposure to best practice in computing and cutting edge courses in areas of relevance to computing practitioners. This programme is a comprehensive and challenging graduate programme with area specialisations that encompasses latest research findings, both applied and fundamental. 


Class conducted at: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

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  • Entry Requirements & Payment Plan
  • Additional information


What’s special about this MSc programme

  • Opportunity to participate in many cutting edge courses.
  • Improve your ability to design, plan and organise technology based projects.
  • Advance your career in computing in this comprehensive and challenging Masters programme.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Students will be assigned a supervisor and no classes for this programme
  • Accreditation: Provisionally Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Research Based
Size of Class
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The low course fee is affordable to a wide range of students regardless of background.
Research students will be assigned a supervisor to be consulted instead of having to attend classes.
MBA graduates are well equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge to head their organisations or drive their business to the next level.

Why choose APU’s MSc?

  • Increase leadership and management skills through communication, leadership and cooperation in team based projects.
  • Develop a deep knowledge and understanding of professional software development and computing practices.
  • Develop analytical, research, strategic planning, project management and interpersonal skills in undertaking this programme.

Award & Recognition

  • 1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017
  • Gold Medal for International Intellectual Exposition 2017
  • Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Design Exhibition Cum Competition (SEDEX) 2016
  • Silver Award for Invention & Innovation Competition for Private Institutions of Higher Learning(PERINTIS) 2016
  • Distinction Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’ 2015

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MSc in Computing Awarded by Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Malaysia
KPT/JPS (N/345/7/1048) (MQA/PA9018) 05/22

This Master of Science in Computing programme is conducted by research and is assessed via oral presentations and reports at various junctures, including a Proposal Defence, regular half-yearly progress monitoring at research colloquiums, Work Completion Defence, Thesis Examination and Viva Voce.

Students would need to take one taught module on Research Methodology to gain the pre-requisite knowledge to effectively carry out their research. Regular discussions with the supervisors would be expected to ensure the direction of research as well as the quality and significance of the findings.

Career Options

  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Manager
  • IT Director
  • IT Research and Development Leader
  • Computing Scientist
  • Research Assistant
  • University Lecturer
  • IT Project Manager

Programme Modules

Conversion to PhD
Students of the Research Degree programme may convert to a PhD candidate if they satisfy all the criteria below:

  • Display excellent progress in their research.
  • Able to demonstrate the potential of their project to be expended to PhD level.
  • Pass a rigorous assessment.

Successful conversion means that the student will no longer be a Research Degree candidate but will instead become a PhD candidate with their candidature start date backdated to their original Research Degree registration date. Hence, it allows the student to gain a PhD award within a shorter timeframe, without the need to complete a Masters programme.

Application Process
Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal.

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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree of Computing or in the area of science and technology or related to Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor's degree of Computing or in the area of science and technology or related to Computing with CGPA below 3.00 but above 2.50 can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Bachelor’s degree of Computing or in the area of science and technology or related to Computing with a minimum CGPA less than 2.50 with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field.
  • For candidates without Computing degree, pre-requisite modules in Computing will be offered to adequately prepare them.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 26,430 (Inclusive Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees, and Miscellaneous Fees)

  • Full Payment: RM 25,200
  • Instalment Plan Breakdown: RM 8,780 x 3 Instalments
  • Monthly Payment: RM 1,920 x 14 Months

Enrollment Fees
A fee of RM 500 (non-refundable) is payable upon enrollment.

Student ID Card
A fee of RM 30 is required for the Student ID Card.

Library Facilities
The following is payable for the use of library facilities:

  • Library Deposit (refundable): RM 400
  • Library Fees: RM 300 (for Full-Time students only)

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Campus Location

Kuala Lumpur


24-36 Months, 36-48 Months

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Schedule System

Semester System


Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Class Size

5-25 Students


Locally, Oversea


Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Provisionally Accredited


Research Areas + 1 Taught Subject on Research Methodology


100% Research

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (3 Installments)


10% discount is given to students who get CGPA at least 3.20 in their undergraduate studies