Diploma in Information Technology

Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)

(R2/481/4/0010) 07/21 (A7461)

The programme provides students with computing knowledge in planning, implementation, configuration and maintenance of an organisation’s computing infrastructure. Students will be exposed to various programming languages and web technologies with which they would be able to configure, integrate and deploy systems as well as provide technical support within an organisation.

The curriculum covers areas such as programming, database, software design, operating systems, data communication & networking, as well as mathematics. Apart from the technical subjects, students will also be exposed to soft skills such as writing and presentation skills to help enhance their interaction and communication and prepare them for real-life working environment.

After completion of the diploma programme, you can opt for a related degree programme from either FCI or FIST.

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  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and a Pass in English; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and a Pass in English; OR
    • • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in one (1) subject AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass STAM with a minimum grade of Maqbul (Pass) AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass in any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF) AND a Credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent.*
      *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.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Trimester 1
        • Computer Systems and Applications
          Elective 1
          U3
      • Trimester 2
        • Mathematical Techniques 1
          Program Design
          Computer Architecture
          Contemporary Management and Entrepreneurship
          English
      • Trimester 3
        • Mathematical Techniques 2
          Discrete Structures
          Database Systems
          U2
          U1
      • Trimester 4
        • Operating System
          Systems Analysis and Design
          Elective
      • Trimester 5
        • Data Communication and Networking
          Internet and Web Publishing
          Object Oriented Programming
          U4
      • Trimester 6
        • Programming in Java
          Data Structure and Algorithms
          Elective 3
          Effective Communication Skills
      • Trimester 7
        • Industrial Training
    • Elective Subjects
      • E-Commerce
        Multimedia Applications
        Management Information Systems
        Introduction to Probability and Statistics
    • University Subjects
      • U1 – Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Local) / Bahasa Malaysia Komunikasi I (International)
        U2 – Basic Academic Writing/Grooming and Professional Etiquette/Chinese for Basic Communication/ Korean for Basic Communication/French for Basic Communication/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
        U3 – Introduction to Cultural Practices in Malaysia/Fundamental of Islamic Leadership in Malaysia/Family and Society in Malaysia
        U4 – Personal Social Responsibility