Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma
7 Semesters / 2 Years 6 Months
Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
From
RM 721.00per
month
RM 21,630.00 total fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

Diploma in Information Technology is tailored to provide students who wish to pursue a career in the Information Technology sector with essential knowledge and skills, key technical information and theoretical understanding for them to explore technology-based venture effectively.

This programme exposes students to programming principles & techniques, operating systems in terms of development & maintenance as well as system analysis. It also helps students to deepen their knowledge in data communication and data structures that will help them to secure a place in the demanding Information Technology industry.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only
MOHE/MQA:
[R2/481/4/0152(MQA/FA 1696)02/27]

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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

  • A pass in SPM with at least credit in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics or any equivalent qualification; OR
  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or any equivalent qualification and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul (pass) and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF ) and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in SKM Level 3, and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 3 and pass SPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of one (1) credit in any subject; OR
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Diploma’s programme (level 5, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and    
    • The candidate should be more than 20 years of age in the year of application​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​
Notes:
  • Candidates without a credit in mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the Certificate programme contains subjects in mathematics that are equivalent to mathematics at SPM level.
  • Candidate with a credit in computing related subject at SPM level or its equivalent will have an advantage.

English Requirements

International Students
  • Minimum score of 4.0 for IELTS; OR its equivalent

Core Modules

  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Introduction to Management
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Computer System and Organisation
  • Computer Security Ethics
  • Information Security
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Operating Systems
  • Industrial Training

Concentration

  • Databases
  • Programming Principles and Techniques
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Data Communication and Computer Networking
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Oriented Programming
  • Internet Programming
  • Human Computer Interaction

English Core

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3

MPU Courses

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Int)
  • Skill Enhancement / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Culture and Society
  • Community Service

Electives

  • Software Quality and Testing
  • IT Project Management
  • Wireless Networks
  • Network and Cloud Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence

Areas of Study

  • Web Programming and Application 
  • Computer Systems and Organisation 
  • Data Communication and Computer Networking 
  • Database
  • Computer Support Executive
  • Database Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Software/ Web Developer
  • Data Engineer
  • Network Infrastructure Engineer
  • Computer Network / Cloud Administrator

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. Covers fundamental programming, applications and web development.
  2. Learn the architecture for modern computer systems.
  3. Gain essential knowledge for information transmission and communication.
  4. Understands core concepts and practical skills of database management systems.

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