Nurturing Highly Competitive Graduates for The Digital Era

Digital Sciences involve solving real world problems by transforming them into mathematical models or logical units, and apply computation techniques to find solutions systematically.

Digital Science programme at UBD offers four majors to prepare the students for digital era, Industrial Revolution 4.0 and beyond.

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Cybersecurity & Forensic

This programme equips students with the foundations of digital sciences principles and technical knowledge with industry relevant hands-on experience.

Download our brochure: Bachelor of Digital Science Brochure

Programme Structrure

  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Discovery Year (experiential): 2 Semesters
    • Study Abroad/Student Exchange
    • Community Service
    • Local/Abroad Internship
    • Software Development Internship

Topics Offered

  • Computer Programming
  • Design of Algorithms
  • Digital Transformation
  • Internet of Things
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality
  • Mobile Applications Development
  • Robot Modelling and Control
  • Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • Cybersecurity
  • Network Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Web Application Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Image Processing
  • Software Development
  • Digital Business Intelligence

Why study with us?

  • World class university
  • Comprehensive coverage of topics in digital sciences
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum
  • Balanced fundamentals and hands-on training
  • Experiential learning with international and local industry collaborators
  • Up-to-date training and research facilities
  • Thriving research environment stimulating ingenuity, innovation and creativity

Career Prospects

  • Software Developer and Analyst
  • Full-Stack Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Data Analyst and Scientist
  • Big Data Specialist
  • AI and Machine Learning Specialist
  • Robotic & Intelligent Systems Designer
  • Human-Machine Interaction Designer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Technoprenuer

Entry Requirements

  • ‘A’ Level - A minimum of 160 points for two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or 200 points for three (3) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects INCLUDING at least two in relevant science subjects, and one of these subjects must be at a minimum of Grade D; OR
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in computer science related field - A minimum of 5 Merits of core modules excluding Communication Skills with at least Grade C in Mathematics at GCE ‘O’ Level Examination; OR
  • At least five years working experience in computer science related field; AND at least one ‘A’ Level in a relevant subject, OR five merits and/or distinctions in HND; AND
  • At least a credit C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level Examination or a grade ‘B’ in IGCSE English (as a Second Language); AND
  • Pass an entrance examination in the form of an interview and/or test.

Available Resources

  • High Performance Computing Facility
  • Humanoid and Wheeled Mobile Robots
  • Internet of Things and Interactive Systems
  • Human Motion Analysis Systems
  • Wearable/Body-mounted Sensors Systems


Dr. Owais Ahmed Malik
Programme Leader (Digital Science)


Dr. Ong Wee Hong
Deputy Dean (Digital Science)