Diploma in Information Technology

Faculty of Information Science & Technology

(R2/481/4/0229) 12/22 (A8553)

This programme equips students with relevant ICT knowledge and skills to meet the technological needs of an organisation. Through the 2-year programme, students will acquire essential technical skills and hands-on experience in systems analysis and design, programming, web design and development, database design, operating systems, data communications and networking.

Students will also learn about professional ethics and develop communication, presentation and teamwork skills that are deemed critical for success in today’s workforce. Both the technical and soft skills will prepare them for their degree studies, as well as for future employment.

Upon completion of the diploma programme, students can opt for a related degree programme offered by the Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST) or Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI).

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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 Concepts and Applications
          Ethics and Cybertechnology
          Mathematical and Statistical Techniques
          English
          U1
      • Trimester 2
        • Program Design
          Computer Architecture
          Discrete Structures and Probability
          Data Communications and Networking
          U2
      • Trimester 3
        • Operating Systems
          Database Systems
          Elective 1
      • Trimester 4
        • Systems Analysis and Design
          Business Communication in the Digital Age
          Internet and Web Publishing
          Object Oriented Programming
          Elective 2
          U3
      • Trimester 5
        • Fundamentals of Networking
          Final Year Project
          Programming in Java
          Data Structure and Algorithms
          Elective 3
          U4
      • Trimester 6
        • Industrial Training
    • Elective Subjects
      • Introduction to Computer Security
        Introduction to Information Assurance and Security
        System Integration Architecture
        Introduction to Real-Time Systems
        Introduction to Cloud Computing
        Wireless and Mobile Technology
        Fundamentals of Algorithm Design
        Fundamentals of Programming Language
        Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
        E-Marketing
        Statistical Data Analysis
        Introduction to Data Mining and Machine Learning
    • University Subjects
      • U1 – MPU2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2 (for local student) – MPU2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (For international student)
        U2 – Subject code starts with MPU22XX for student who gets an exemption from BM in SPM & International student) – MPU3201 Bahasa Kebangsaan A (for student who has no credit for BM in SPM)
        U3 – Subject code starts with MPU23XX
        U4 – Subject code starts with MPU24XX