Faculty of Engineering and Technology



 Diploma     R2/481/4/0695 (A6792 ) 02/21    3 Years     January,September

This programme facilitates 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 course maintains a balance between all related fields of information technology such as software, hardware, networking, e-commerce and multimedia.

Career Opportunities

Graduates in Diploma in Information Technology may proceed into professions such as Computer Operators, Sales Representatives, Service Technicians, System Analysts, IT Support Executive, Web Developers, Research Assistants, 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.

  8. *(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)


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

Year 2
  • Management in IT Environment
  • 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

Program Learning Outcome

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