Diploma in Information Technology

The Diploma in Information Technology programme aims to provide students with computing knowledge in planning, implementation, configuration and maintenance of 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 and 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 in Information Technology programme, graduates can opt to continue for a related degree programme from either the Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI) or the Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST).

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • To produce graduates who are committed to ICT skills enhancement and life-long learning through technical training, continuing education or professional certification.
  • To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and technically competent in ICT-related industries with the ability tp apply creative solutions to problems and opportunities.

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Ts. Rubiah Binti Mohd Yunus

rubiah.yunus@mmu.edu.my

PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computing fundamentals, and apply it to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related areas.
  • Use industry relevant methods and tools to provide technical support, configure, deploy, and maintain IT solutions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate proficiently and confidently when interacting with others, both verbally and written.
  • Demonstrate awareness of values, professionalism, and ethics issues.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and responsibility in executing instructions related to job function.
  • Formulate and provide innovative, up to date and effective solutions to computing problems.
  • Demonstrate the need to engage in life-long learning and entrepreneurial activities in ICT related areas.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use numeracy and digital skills for data management and processing in ICT related areas.