DIPLOMA

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

DIPLOMA

Overview

 Diploma     R/481/4/0463 (A9760) 02/19    3 Years     January,June,September

This is Programme helps to acquire a strong knowledge in the fundamentals of IT and provides students a suitable foundation to continue their studies in software engineering/systems analysis and database technologies. The programme maintains a balance between all the related fields of information technology such as software, hardware, networking, e-commerce and multimedia.

Career Opportunities

Computer Operator, Sales Representative, Service Technician, System Analyst, IT Support Executive, Web Developer, Research Assistant, etc.

Entry Requirement

  1. SPM / SPMV / O-Level: Pass with minimum 3 credits / Grade C including Mathematics; or
  2. UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
  3. SKM (Level 3): Pass in a related field and pass in SPM with credit in Mathematics; or
  4. Community College Certificate: Pass Level 3 MQF in a relevant field and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics*; or
  5. STAM: Pass with minimum Maqbul Grade and credit in Mathematics in SPM
  6. STPM / A-Level: Pass with minimum Grade C in any subject and credit in Mathematics in SPM;
  7. Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

*(Candidates without credit in Mathematics in SPM/ equivalent may be considered for admission into this programme if the certificate programme contains subjects that are equivalent to SPM Mathematics)

and

International students must pass:
  • IELTS minimum Band 5.0; or
  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 550; or
  • Cambridge/Edexcel GCE A-Level 
  • MUET minimum Band 2 

Course Content

Year 1
  • Academic Communicative English 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Academic Communicative English 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Multimedia

Year 2
  • Management in IT Environments
  • E-Commerce
  • Web Development
  • Computer System and Operations
  • Programming Concepts
  • Computer Hardware Maintenance
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Personal Skills Development
  • System Analysis and Design

Year 3
  • Quality IT Systems
  • Networking Concepts
  • Project Management in IT
  • End-User Support
  • Data Analysis and Design
  • Project
  • Industrial Training

Program Educational Objective

PEO1: Knowledgeable (PLO1) and technically competent (PLO2) to solve problems innovatively and creatively (PLO3) in the Information Technology discipline in-line with the industry’s needs.

PEO2: Able to engage in teams (PLO5) through effective communication (PLO4) in solving Information Technology related problems ethically and professionally (PLO6).

PEO3: Capable of demonstrating entrepreneurship skills (PLO8) and recognises the need for lifelong learning (PLO7) and career advancement.

Program Learning Outcome

PLO1: Apply knowledge of the fundamental concepts and principles of Information Technology.

PLO2: Demonstrate technical skills to perform a range of IT support services.

PLO3: Identify, formulate and provide a creative, innovative and effective solution to IT problems.

PLO4: Communicate effectively both in written and spoken with peers, clients, superior and society at large.

PLO5: Engage as an individual or in teams in carrying out tasks related to the IT discipline.

PLO6: Apply ethical values, integrity and professionalism with human responsibility in performing tasks in line with the IT code of conduct.

PLO7: Recognize the need for