NitroDegree in Applied Software Engineering

24 Months | On Campus
Next Intake:
20 March 2023
Full-time NitroDegree
Real In-demand
Employability Skills
Exciting Global
Tech Career Pathways 
A Syllabus Co-created with Seasoned Industry Practitioners

Because today, the whole world runs on software.

Whether you want to create a flight control app for drones, the next social network or a self-driving vehicle, software engineers have enormous career opportunities in today’s tech-enabled world.

In this course, you don’t just write code; instead, you’ll learn how to solve problems. Immersive and project-based, you’ll analyze software architecture, apply algorithms, achieve fluency in industry-standard programming languages —all to develop useful, robust and scalable software products. Plus, you’ll learn how to work in teams and manage projects in a workforce setting for actual clients.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to create reliable, affordable, and faster software for all kinds of different purposes.

What you'll learn.
  • Functional Programming Fundamentals
  • Deploying full-stack web applications
  • Computer Networking and Security
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts
  • Android Development using Kotlin
  • Agile Development and UI/UX
  • Software Product Development and Entrepreneurship
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What will you build?
Example of projects you'll work on in this program.
Progressive Web Applications

Learn how to build interactive, progressive web applications with web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Dynamic Websites

Build functional, full-featured dynamic websites that utilize MySQL, Node.js and other current web development technologies.

Android Mobile Applications

Learn to build native, web-based or hybrid mobile applications for Android.

What can you do with our Applied Software Engineering NitroDegree course?

Graduates often pursue careers or internship in software engineering and development, consulting, and more. They commonly work for financial institutions, technology companies, and software corporations.

Some of the roles include:

  • Tools and automation engineering intern
  • Data scientist
  • Mobile developer
  • Software developer
  • iOS developer
  • Production engineering
  • Algorithms engineering
Accreditation & Degree Pathways

Our program is an accredited Diploma offered through the Skills Department / Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK), and it is endorsed by the Ministry of Human Resource Malaysia. We offer two pathways for higher education continuation: direct entry to our official university partners and the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) route.

Direct Entry Partners
Wawasan Open University
Asia Pacific University
PSB Academy
APEL Partners
HELP University
INTI International University
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Universiti Tun Abdul Razak
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
UOW Malaysia KDU
Admissions Requirements

SPM Leavers:

  • Achieved at least a Pass in English and Mathematics
  • Achieved passing score for Forward School’s Computer Programmer’s Aptitude Test  

STPM Leavers:

  • Achieved at least a Pass in Mathematics and Band 3 for The Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • Achieved passing score for Forward School’s Computer Programmer’s Aptitude Test

Working Professionals (Applies to Remote Learners):

  • Achieved passing score for Forward School’s Computer Programmer’s Aptitude Test
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In the heart of George Town.

Located in a UNESCO world heritage site, we are a unique tech school that offers immersive corporate training sessions, tech community events, panel discussions and more.

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With our very own coffee.

Stay caffeinated at Frank Laurent Coffee Roasters, our very own on-site campus cafe.

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A State-of-the art learning environment.

Our campus was designed to inspire creativity, collaboration, and focused learning, with fully tech-equipped, engaging classrooms, and comfortable student lounges.

Dates & Costs
24 Months | On Campus
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Next Intake:
20 March 2023
9 AM to 3 PM | Mondays to Fridays
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Payment details:
  • Income Share Agreement (ISA): Advanced Enrolment Deposit (RM3,000), RM0 tuition + 15% of gross income for 120 months
  • Education Loan by ECM Libra: Advanced Enrolment Deposit (RM3,000), RM0 tuition + 0% interest and Repayment for 60 months
  • Student Sponsorship Program: RM0 tuition + Bonded with sponsoring company upon graduation
  • Full Tuition Fee (By semester): RM3k Advanced Enrolment Deposit, remaining tuition fee pay by semester
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